Texas Questions & Answers

Q: Hi there, my mothers father recently passed from my understanding they only had a power of attorney. He was selling his

1 Answer | Asked in Estate Planning and Real Estate Law for Texas on
Answered on Jul 25, 2017

A Durable Power of Attorney loses effect when the person who granted it dies. Closing documents cannot be signed by an agent under a Durable Power of Attorney from someone who is no longer living. Your mother should hire a local probate lawyer and probate her husband's estate.
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Q: Filing bankrupty but on EX home deed.

1 Answer | Asked in Bankruptcy and Real Estate Law for Texas on
Answered on Jul 24, 2017

If the property was awarded to your husband in the divorce decree then the decree should have been filed in the County Deed Records maintained by the County CLerk. This is not done automatically. You or someone would have needed to or still can file a certified copy of the divorce decree.
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Q: What can I do when a clerk forgets to close a case that was supposed to be dismissed as part of a plea deal?

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and DUI / DWI for Texas on
Answered on Jul 24, 2017

The attorney who handled the plea for you should be able to speak to the clerk and get that resolved relatively easily, if that was the agreement that was made.
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Q: I am thinking of filing for chapter 13 but I am behind on my mortgage and owe family some money, I want to cash out

1 Answer | Asked in Bankruptcy for Texas on
Answered on Jul 24, 2017

Visit with a consumer bankruptcy attorney in your area.
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Q: How do I find information an old bankruptcy case?

1 Answer | Asked in Bankruptcy for Texas on
Answered on Jul 24, 2017

You should be able to access information through the "PACER" system or otherwise do a search on the internet.
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Q: Can my father sign over the mortgage of the house we live in to my name?

1 Answer | Asked in Real Estate Law for Texas on
Answered on Jul 24, 2017

Your father cannot assign a debt contract to another as he is solely responsible for paying that debt. Additionally, your father may only own a part of the house and not all 100% depending on many factors. You may want to go with your father to a divorce lawyer who can explain the process in detail.
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Q: how do I go about getting my name off the loan deed off a house that me and ex own?

1 Answer | Asked in Real Estate Law for Texas on
Answered on Jul 24, 2017

Either seek to enforce your divorce decree if applicable or perhaps, seek clarification on property and debts and/or possible modification (although doubt Court has jurisdiction). This really depends on what your divorce decree states. I suggest contacting your divorce lawyer for an explanation or taking your decree to another attorney for a consultation.
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Q: Purchased a property that from husband who allegedly forged wife signature on warranty deed and transferred property.

1 Answer | Asked in Real Estate Law for Texas on
Answered on Jul 24, 2017

Contact a real estate attorney in your area. They need to have the facts and then should be able to advise you of your options.
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Q: My husbands ex wife initially got home in divorce, she is not on mortgage but did have to sign papers when they closed.

1 Answer | Asked in Real Estate Law for Texas on
Answered on Jul 24, 2017

I would expect the real estate attorney obtained some type of deed. I suggest contacting them, looking through the real property records of the appropriate county as well.
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Q: How do I apply for my child to become a legal citizen? I because a citizen after his birth in germany

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody and Immigration Law for Texas on
Answered on Jul 24, 2017

Please clarify your question. You are not clear on where the child is living which parent is a citizen, etc.
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Q: Hi, is it necessary to pay fees and fill out paperwork for finding your stolen dog at a shelter? Any advise will help.

1 Answer | Asked in Animal / Dog Law for Texas on
Answered on Jul 24, 2017

Did your friend make a police report on the stolen dog? Perhaps, a valid police report will help him recover his dog or maybe the police can help; otherwise, yes they generally can require their procedures be adhered to.
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Q: If a person filed bankruptcy then died can the family have a estate sale and sell personal items from the house ?

1 Answer | Asked in Bankruptcy and Probate for Texas on
Answered on Jul 24, 2017

I would begin with asking their bankruptcy attorney. All non-exempt assets become property of the Bankruptcy Court depending on the type of filing. You need to consult with a probate attorney as well who can explain procedures for disposing of property.
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Q: state restriction

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for Texas on
Answered on Jul 24, 2017

You can seek a modification through the Courts requesting the restriction be lifted.
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Q: Son's father appeal child support and made me look unstable because I was living with family. I have my own apartment

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Appeals / Appellate Law, Child Custody and Child Support for Texas on
Answered on Jul 24, 2017

You need to get an attorney as soon as possible.
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Q: am I married if the husband has notorised a decolration form one that we both sign to be married

1 Answer | Asked in Divorce and Family Law for Texas on
Answered on Jul 24, 2017

You should consult in-person with a family law attorney. They can review your documents and obtain information in order to give you advice directed to your personal situation. Do not stay in an abusive relationship. There are many places that offer help, please seek them out.
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Q: State is taking my X to court for CS. He is in jail now for drugs.He has not seen kids in 3 yrs. can I ask for full cust

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for Texas on
Answered on Jul 24, 2017

Yes, get an attorney. Fight to protect your children.
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Q: Hello I have a question on a possible seperation.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for Texas on
Answered on Jul 24, 2017

You state the bought property together, hopefully, it is in both their names. Have her consult with a family law attorney.
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Q: Default judgement to cps taking parental rights. Can the completed msa be filed with court and will judge reset or hear?

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Child Custody for Texas on
Answered on Jul 24, 2017

Whatever the situation is, you need to move right away before the Court loses jurisdiction. Consult with a family law attorney familiar with termination as soon as possible.
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Q: Are discovery requests allowed for a temporary order hearing on child custody?

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for Texas on
Answered on Jul 24, 2017

It would depend on the complexity of the case and how long from now the hearing is. I don't know what you are trying to accomplish; however, there are many ways to obtain information useful at the hearing, i.e. subpoena witnesses along with their records, school records, dr's records, etc.
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Q: my childs mom agreed

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody and Family Law for Texas on
Answered on Jul 24, 2017

Really depends on if there is an existing court order, what the order states, how long she has been with you, etc. I recommend consulting with a family law attorney in your area.
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