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Is Probate a Complex Process?

March 24, 2020
Houston Probate Attorneys

Probate is often more of an inconvenience or mild delay than a complex process. Often the people involved are disappointed because there is very little that they can do during the process. For many, it’s simply a matter of waiting. However, there are situations that lead to complex cases that end in arguments, multiple Houston…

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Can American Families Adopt Foreign Children?

March 14, 2020
Adopt a Foreign Child

Many American families dream of adding children to their family life. Not everyone is able to have children naturally, and some goodnatured families are just looking to bring in children that need a better start to life. An American family can adopt a foreign child, but it’s a unique process for everyone involved.  When you’re…

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Wife Shot and Killed By Estranged Husband Three Months After She Files for Divorce

March 8, 2020
Wife Shot and Killed By Estranged Husband Three Months After She Files for Divorce

A woman in Odessa, Texas had filed for divorce from her husband three months ago. Tiffany Nicole Polvon was 35-years old and had been married to her husband, Fabian Chavez Polvon. Polvon, who is 36-year old, was not happy that his wife had filed for divorce. He said that if he found out his wife…

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Are Texas Prenups Enforceable in a Divorce?

March 2, 2020
Texas Prenup Agreements

In short, most Texas prenup Agreements are enforceable, and you should expect that the document signed before the wedding will hold up now. However, there are times when a prenuptial agreement may have some grey area or be unclear on what it means to divide the property. In those cases, your spouse’s attorney may try…

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Does a Texas Common Law Marriage Need to End In Divorce?

February 24, 2020
Texas Common Law Marriage

Essentially a divorce is necessary to end any marriage. If you’re hoping for a solution to a relationship that simply never made it to marriage, you may be hoping that a common-law marriage will help you avoid a lot of paperwork. Or, it could go the opposite way where you’re hoping to have some degree…

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More Children Leaving Foster Care in Texas than Entering – Record Numbers for 2019

February 20, 2020
More Children Leaving Foster Care in Texas than Entering – Record Numbers for 2019

Some states are highly criticized for their foster care system. Thankfully, Texas’s foster care system is actually improving, especially this past year. For the first time in over a decade, more kids are leaving foster care in Texas than are entering. For 2019, there were more than 6,000 children adopted from Child Protective Services in…

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How Expensive Is It To Change My Will?

February 14, 2020
Changing Your Will

Changing your will is a major step in protecting your wishes when you’re no longer here to defend them. But it’s also something that should undergo some serious thought. Ideally, you’ll want to change your will as little as possible. However, there are certain life changes that almost demand to give your will a little…

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Custody Battle in Harris County After 4-Year Old Girl Murdered

February 8, 2020
Custody Battle in Harris County After 4-Year Old Girl Murdered

Last year, a kidnapping case in Texas made headline news. A 4-year old girl named Maleah Davis was reported missing May 3, 2019. Her mom, Brittany Bowens and her fiancé, Derion Vence, claimed she had been abducted. However, police produced surveillance footage showing Vence carrying out a trash bag the same day they reported her…

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Is It Easier to Adopt a Family Member’s Child?

February 2, 2020
Adopt a Family Member’s Child

When you adopt a family member’s child it is known as a “Relative Adoption” in Texas. That can apply to adopting a grandchild, niece, nephew, cousin, or sibling. There are often two situations for relative adoptions. Either you have a voluntary adoption arrangement, or you have a child in the family that needs to be…

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Man Faces Lethal Injection for Murder of Wife After She Files for Divorce

January 29, 2020
Man Faces Lethal Injection for Murder of Wife After She Files for Divorce

Usually, when a couple files for divorce, it can get ugly and contentious. But, ultimately, both parties accept the fact that the marriage is over and the divorce is finalized. This is always the hope. However, there are unique cases where one of the spouses simply can’t accept that the marriage is over. This was…

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