Texas Needs Prison Reform Now

The topic of extradition can be a complex one. There was one particular case last year that brought into question the truly harsh conditions in Texas jails. A Scottish judge refused the extradition of a Scottish man who had allegedly shot a security guard in 2016 in Austin. While the denial of an extradition is…

Read More

Are There Alternatives to Prison?

Texas is known for its tough handling of crimes and punishment. The sentences the state doles out are some of the most severe in the United States. From fines to prison time, Texas doesn’t take breaking the law lightly. So if you’ve been charged or convicted with a crime, you might be worried about the…

Read More

Six Signs You Need a Divorce Lawyer

If you are ready to get a divorce from your spouse, you may be thinking that you can handle this process on your own, but you may be underestimating the hassle you are about to undertake, especially if you meet some criteria that would lead your divorce to be a messy one. While it is…

Read More

Is a DWI a Serious Charge?

Some crimes are more serious than others. After all, one would take being convicted of disorderly conduct over being convicted of murder, but often even the less serious charges have long-lasting and life-changing repercussions. Driving while intoxicated (DWI) is a serious offense under any circumstance, but people often take it lightly because of how common…

Read More

Are Private Militias Legal in Texas?

We live in chaotic and troubling times. Much is going on in the world, and it is easy to feel overwhelmed or alone. It’s only natural to want to defend oneself, but it is equally important to know the laws regarding private militias in the state of Texas. Breaking the laws of the state can…

Read More

What Can I Do If My Ex Won’t Pay Child Support?

A divorce is already a messy and painful situation. There’s the division of property and assets, finding a new home, the emotional and financial stress of it all. Perhaps the most difficult part of a divorce is child custody. It’s hard enough having to put the child through the divorce, separating their parents, but coupled…

Read More

When Does Spanking Become a Crime?

Everybody has the right to discipline their child; whether that’s sitting them in the corner to think about their actions, taking away their video game consoles and phones, or even spanking them. It’s up to the parent to decide what’s best for their child. It’s important, however, that we know what’s too much, because sometimes,…

Read More

How Do I Tell My Kids We’re Getting Divorced?

It’s probably one of the most difficult conversations you’ll have: telling your children why you and your spouse are getting a divorce. There’s no easy way of doing it, but if you’re lucky, your child or children will – at the very least – understand you and your decision. But is there a “right” way…

Read More