Even though Texas divorce statutes apply equally to the wealthy, middle-class, and poor, those in the wealthiest category may encounter particularly contentious issues related to child custody and community assets. Sometimes spouses in particularly wealthy marriages, when going through a divorce, feel victimized when the other spouse obtains an apparent disproportionate share of those assets…

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Arrests for operating a vehicle under the influence of drugs or alcohol also apply to operating watercraft. In most respects, the charges and penalties for boating while intoxicated (BWI) are the same as for driving a vehicle while intoxicated. The tests and measurements used to determine the level of intoxication are the same. In addition…

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Regardless of age, getting caught with the possession of marijuana in the state of Texas is no small deal. Minors (those under the age of 18) in Texas who are charged with marijuana related offenses may be subject to considerable legal penalties and consequences. However, at the same time minors may benefit from some leniency…

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In a criminal trial, the prosecutor must present evidence that sufficiently convinces the jury or judge of the defendant’s guilt beyond a reasonable doubt. The evidence required to meet this burden of proof is often substantial and can be derived from extensive investigations conducted by law enforcement. The various forms in which this evidence may…

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An Administrative License Revocation (ALR) hearing is the forum used to determine if your driver license should be suspended, because you were either arrested for Driving under the Influence (DUI), or refused to submit to breath or blood tests after being stopped for a DUI. You only have 15 days to request an ALR hearing,…

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According to the Texas Department of Public Safety, there were 74,165 arrests for aggravated assaults in Texas in 2018. More people were arrested for aggravated assault than for murders, rapes, and robberies combined. In short, aggravated assault charges are among the most common charges levied by law enforcement. In Texas, aggravated assault charges are felony…

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Even under the best of circumstances, co-parenting can be a challenge. But during a pandemic like COVID-19 when every rule seems to be thrown out the window, it can seem nearly impossible. Families are facing increased stress, financial difficulties and anxiety due to stay-at-home orders. School closings, remote work and unemployment has thrown everyone’s schedules…

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As Texas and the rest of the country continue to adapt to the coronavirus pandemic and its aftermath, some countries are already starting to emerge from their national stay-at-home orders. In the beginning of this pandemic, much of the media had predicted a “coronavirus baby boom” as a result of the long quarantine. However, early…

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