My daughter was hit by a driver who ran a red light. The other driver was ticketed. His insurance company denied our claim without even having a copy of police report. They have also been very difficult to contact. I read that Texas doesn’t allow bad faith lawsuits unless it is between the... Read more »
I filed a protective order against my husband almost 2 months ago. Every time I call the courthouse to check on the status "the lady" never returns my call. My last conversation with "the lady" 3 weeks, she stated she triage the PO and she's the only one, so it may take some time. I need to know my... Read more »
Sec. 84.001. TIME SET FOR HEARING. (a) On the filing of an application for a protective order, the court shall set a date and time for the hearing unless a later date is requested by the applicant. Except as provided by Section 84.002, the court may not set a...Read more »
I personally think it would be hard to find a judge or jury that would believe someone didn’t know they weren’t paying rent for 7 months. That being said, there might have been other things the landlord could have done instead of keeping a tenant in default for over half a year. I would talk...Read more »
and domestic violence. Instead of CPS giving me the kids while they do their investigation on him, they continue to allow my kids to still be in the home with him. What are some advice to getting my kids back.
My son’s dad lived with his parents with my son when he died back in 2012. My son’s grandparents took me to court for Grandparent’s rights and then mediation for shared holidays and Joint Conservators. I agreed under duress (lack of money to keep paying a lawyer) 6 years ago but a lot has... Read more »
Mother lives in Texas with child, father lives in Florida. Mother filing for child support and is married to NFL player. Is their total income considered when determining the father's payment? Or is it percentages automatically?
In Texas the answer is generally “no, it is not.” The Texas Family Code has statutory guidelines for child support that are based on the net resources of the individual parent who is to pay child support. Mother’s new husband isn’t obligated to spend one penny on the child that isn’t his,...Read more »
My husband and I are from Texas. We applied for a ranch job in Montana with a corporate office out of Florida. They told us we were hired as long as we didn’t have any convictions. They ran the background check, told us to sell all of our stuff and get ready to get on the road. We sold all of our... Read more »
You need to consult with a local employment or plaintiff’s lawyer. Depending on the particulars of your situation there may be a possible cause based in promissory estoppel. A consult with a local attorney could help you determine if promissory estoppel or some other cause of action applies in...Read more »
A parent can sign a voluntary relinquishment of his or her parental rights but there would have to be a petition to terminate the parental rights filed in the appropriate district court, and a judge would have to determine that it is in the best interests of the child to terminate the parent’s...Read more »
The mother of my children and I have a Standard Possession Order in TX. It states, "both parties are enjoined from making any disparaging remark about the other parent...reasonably expected to diminish the love, respect, and affection the child feels for the disparaged party" and "each party shall... Read more »
You should talk to a local family lawyer about the matter. From what you have said, you may have grounds to go to court due to parental alienation. A consult with a local attorney would allow you to discuss the matter at the higher level of detail needed for an attorney to provide effective advice.
My partner is a builder and has been sued and the opposing counsel is asking about my involvement and asking me to give up personal information about myself. Example my bank account information and if i have opened new bank accounts.. is this legal
Is it legal for an attorney to ask you to provide access to your personal financial information? Probably yes. If you asking whether you legally have to provide him with that information, it depends. During a civil lawsuit, Texas law permits parties to pursue information from third parties that...Read more »
Texas: I bought property while estranged from my now ex husband. The deed is only under my name. The divorce decree states that we share no property or children. Divorce was granted without ex husband's appearance. The property is paid off. I tried to sell the property but the Title company... Read more »
If you bought the property while you were married then it more than likely became marital property despite your name being the only name on the conveyance documents. If this is the case then there is a potential that your divorce decree did not resolve who got the property in question. You should...Read more »
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