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1 Answer | Asked in Workers' Compensation for Texas on

Q: Are you able to change jobs while seeking treatment under workers comp/Sedgwick?

I want to change jobs, but I was told once you leave your job your treatment through workers comp/Sedgwick stops at the door.

S. Michael Graham answered on Jun 18, 2019

If your claim is through the Texas Department of Insurance, Division of workers' compensation, you can change jobs without effecting your workers' comp. Your claim is with the Insurance Carrier and not the employer. However, before you change jobs you want to make certain that you actually have new... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Uncategorized for Texas on

Q: What does naked ownershipof all property in the state of Louisiana

Tammy Lyn Wincott answered on Jun 18, 2019

You need to ask this question in the State of Louisiana section. A Texas lawyer can not give you an answer on this unless they are licensed to practice in Louisiana.

1 Answer | Asked in Estate Planning for Texas on

Q: How do l go about optaining a power of attorney

For my grandmother to assit with medical and legal issues

Tammy Lyn Wincott answered on Jun 18, 2019

It will depend on whether your Grandmother still has the capacity to sign documents. She must be aware that she is giving another person, of her choosing, these powers. If you believe that is the case you could contact an estate planning attorney to draft the documents. If cost is an issue (and... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts for Texas on

Q: I cosigned for a car for my brother. Our verbal agreement was if he could no longer pay on it, i was going to take it.

I did, found someone else to pay for it. Now he is on drugs and called the police about the car. Is there anyway i can keep him from having any legal right to the car since he forfeited by not paying? He is a parolee, showing signs of mental illness or the drug abuse.

Bruce Alexander Minnick answered on Jun 18, 2019

If the police ever contact you about this silly situation just tell the police that you are a co-owner of the car and did not "steal" it from your brother. They already know he is a parolee, which will not help his case.

1 Answer | Asked in DUI / DWI for Texas on

Q: Can I withdraw my open plea if I feel misrepresented

Grant St Julian III answered on Jun 17, 2019

More information is needed. Has sentence been entered? It MAY be possible to file a motion for new trial, but there are time limitations. Get with an attorney ASAP. Good luck.

1 Answer | Asked in Banking for Texas on

Q: Someone paid my credit card bill. And then demanded that I get steam cards and pay him back. Can I get in trouble?

I called the bank to have the payment sent back but he is saying that he can have me arrested unless I pay him back.

Bruce Alexander Minnick answered on Jun 17, 2019

This makes no sense; you will have to add lots of facts before lawyers can understand you question.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Child Custody and Child Support for Texas on

Q: I live in Texas with my kids, my kids father filed an allocation of rights from colorado, how do i respond?

I moved in November 2018 to TX, He still resides in Colorado. He filed this allocation of parental rights in Colorado. And, not knowing if I am an actual Texas resident after 7 months, how do igo about responding to this? do i have to file with Colorado? or does Colorado courts not have any rights... Read more »

Rahlita D. Thornton answered on Jun 17, 2019

It will depend on when the children were moved and when the actual filing was made. Consult a Colorado attorney if case is pending there to respond. In general, the jurisidiction of the court is the one where the child has resided 6 months prior to the filing. After discussing this with a... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Trademark for Texas on

Q: Can I trademark the slogan, "Bleed Verde" if there is already a slogan trademarked "Bleed Green"?

John Martin Hilla answered on Jun 17, 2019

It is likely, depending on the difference in the products or services for which that tag-line may be registered, that you will receive opposition to an application for registration with the USPTO.

When considering an application for trademark registration, the USPTO considers the English...
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1 Answer | Asked in Divorce for Texas on

Q: My partner filed for divorce but refused to follow through. Now i want the divorce. Do i have to start all over again.

We have been separated since jan 2 2018 but decided working things out since January 2019. It's gotten really terrible again and i want out finally. Do i have to start the divorce process all over again or just get the final divorce decree, sign it and turn it in? My partner already filed for... Read more »

Rahlita D. Thornton answered on Jun 17, 2019

You can still pursue the divorce if you have pleadings on file yourself. It is unlikely that you filed the appropriate paperwork. Since you have a lot going on then I would suggest that you retain an attorney to finalize the case for you. We can assist you if you desire. 888-343-4529

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Texas on

Q: What rights do occupants of a home have in the execution of a search and arrest warrant

Grant St Julian III answered on Jun 17, 2019

You have the right to remain silent in any dealing with law enforcement, but more specifics are need to answer such a broad question. Talk with an attorney.

1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law for Texas on

Q: Girlfriend is in Mexíco and has a 3yr old son Father of kid will sign off on Patria Potestad. She & son have passport

What does she need to be able to obtain her K-1 Visa?

Ms Grace I Gardiner answered on Jun 17, 2019

You have to show that you have visited her at least once in the last two years, that you both have the intent to get married, that you don’t have a criminal record and that you are financially able to support both of them. You need to consult with an experienced immigration attorney

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights, Family Law and Real Estate Law for Texas on

Q: How do I get an ex bf to leave my house? Everything under my name.

When we broke up years ago(when my oldest was about 2- now 6) I put him on child support. I bought this house(2015), his name is not on anything and does not pay. He claims because he pays child support he pays “rent” to live here. (95% if not more of child support goes to daycare) Therefore,... Read more »

Rahlita D. Thornton answered on Jun 16, 2019

You need to file for divorce and request a temporary hearing. There you can discuss the issues that you have. If you were married when you purchased the home then it is legally his as well. That date was not provided. Your best bet it to get a divorce attorney to assist you. Let us know if we... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Texas on

Q: State of Texas hold your security investigation license due to a felony over 26 years ago not in the state of Texas

You are a resident Texas

Kiele Linroth Pace answered on Jun 16, 2019

This question is filed under criminal defense but you really need to consult with an attorney that practices in an area like Administrative Law and/or Professional Licensing.

1 Answer | Asked in Child Support for Texas on

Q: My daughters father in TX has been married for 5 years and we dont have a child support order in place. The hearing is

In 2 weeks will they take his wife's income into consideration since the child support order hasn't been agreed upon yet.

Victoria Collins answered on Jun 15, 2019

No, child support is calculated primarily on the parent’s income and does not include his or her spouse’s income.

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody for Texas on

Q: Do i have the right to keep my children?

i live in texas and my ex wife told me to come to illinois to get my children because she couldnt give them 100%. so i did. i have noticed my son has health issues that she is aware of and is not addressing them. ive had them for over 30 days and she only contacted the kids once. they do not want... Read more »

Rahlita D. Thornton answered on Jun 15, 2019

You need to file your requests with the court in a modification. Until then you should follow the order.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for Texas on

Q: Can the final divorce decree be reversed in Texas if both parties want to reconcile?

After the the divorce has finalized and the final divorce decree signed by the judge, could it be reversed

if the parties want reconciliation?

Rahlita D. Thornton answered on Jun 15, 2019

You’ll have to get married again. Good luck.

1 Answer | Asked in Federal Crimes for Texas on

Q: Probation on felony charge?

I have a pending felony charge against me.injury to a child with intent and bodily injury. First time offender.no criminal history.the da has not offered any deals according to my attorney, nor has he looked through said attorneys probation offer.trial is coming up.what can I do to possibly just... Read more »

Gary Kollin answered on Jun 15, 2019

I will not second guess your attorney. If you do not trust your attorney then retain a new one

1 Answer | Asked in Domestic Violence, Divorce, Family Law and Child Custody for Texas on

Q: Can you get a no contact order if your spouse is in a different state?

Kiele Linroth Pace answered on Jun 14, 2019

Yes, threats of imminent violence can be the basis for a Family Violence protective order. Such threats do not even have to be imminent to be the basis for a Stalking protective order. Committing the offense of Harassment on multiple occasions can also be the basis of a Stalking protective order.... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Texas on

Q: Is there a way I can search a case number to pull up information on a Suite filed against me.

I have the case number, plaintiff name , date filed and the nature of the suit. I do not have the city or county so I am at loss on figuring out what this suit is even about.

Kiele Linroth Pace answered on Jun 14, 2019

If there is a plaintiff then it is a CIVIL case rather than a criminal cases. Criminal cases are always styled State of Texas vs. Defendant Name whereas civil cases are styled Plaintiff Name vs. Defendant Name.

My practice area is CRIMINAL not civil, but I have an idea about how to solve...
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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Domestic Violence, Federal Crimes and Divorce for Texas on

Q: Can a no-contact order be obtained against me to keep me from my wife even though I never committed violence or threat?

I have not spoken too nor seen my wife in 15 months and suddenly, 3 weeks ago, at a hearing in my criminal case the prosecutor motioned for the order judge gave the order. He has also told my wife not to let me have anything not even a car in my name. I was falsely accused of a crime from... Read more »

Kiele Linroth Pace answered on Jun 14, 2019

The prosecutor can't issue an order... they most they can do is make a motion requesting that the judge issue an order. The judge has fairly wide discretion regarding what she can order the defendant to do (or not do) when it comes to matters of protecting an alleged victim or even the general... Read more »

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