Don’t Post That: Social media and Your Personal Injury Claim

Don’t Post That: Social media and Your Personal Injury Claim

If you’re pursuing a personal injury claim, you may want to think twice before posting to social media. These posts can hurt your case because they may be used to undercut possible claims. For example, if a plaintiff in a personal injury claim has asserted they are in...
Making a Fill-in-the-Blank Will

Making a Fill-in-the-Blank Will

The temptation is there. A fill-in-the-blank will is cheap—sometimes even free, while will drafted by lawyers generally costs four to five hundred dollars. But which really costs more? The Gamble In truth, using a fill-in-the-blank will is a gamble. If you decide to...
Why do I need a Will If I Do Not Have an Estate?

Why do I need a Will If I Do Not Have an Estate?

Contrary to what you may believe, you and everyone else you know will have an “estate” when you die. Simply put, an estate is a collection of all your property you own at the time of your death. The area of law that deals with what happens to your belongings after...
Durable Powers of Attorney and Recent Changes to the Law in Texas

Durable Powers of Attorney and Recent Changes to the Law in Texas

What are Powers of Attorney? In Texas, you can give another person the ability to handle certain legal affairs for you with documents referred to as “powers of attorney.” Powers of attorney are granted when you, the “principal” sign a document which specifies you are...
Tenants’ Questions Answered!

Tenants’ Questions Answered!

Answers to Common Questions Regarding Landlords and Tenants Question: Does my Landlord have to repair damage to my property? If so, what procedures do I need to follow to request repairs? Also, I sent my Landlord a request for a repair but nothing has been done. What...
Landlords’ Questions Answered!

Landlords’ Questions Answered!

Answers to Common Questions Regarding Landlords and Tenants   Question: When do I have to make repairs to the house?  What type of repairs do I have to make? Answer: The landlord (that’s you!), has a duty to make repairs that affect the tenant’s physical health and...