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Thursday, December 30, 2021

Things You Should Do Before Filing for a Divorce


Divorce can be the best option for a couple when things are just not working out. This is the truth and everyone involved can be better off when the two spouses go their own ways. Divorce, however, is a complex legal proceeding that has significant implications for all involved.
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Monday, December 27, 2021

Helpful Apps for Co-Parenting After Divorce


Successfully co-parenting after a divorce can seem like a constant struggle. Working with your former spouse can be an exercise in overcoming past differences, swallowing pride, and trying to compromise with someone who may have a competing personality to your own. Thankfully, modern technology is here to help.
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Friday, December 24, 2021

Why Would Marital Assets Be Divided Unequally?


Texas divorces are filled with important issues that must be resolved in order for the divorce to be finalized. Possibly one of the most contentious issues incident to divorce involves the division of the marital assets. This is understandable considering the idea of your property being divided between you and your soon to be former spouse can feel highly personal, not to mention the fact that this division can have significant impacts on your financial situation for years to come.
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Tuesday, November 30, 2021

Impeaching Witness Credibility


The credibility of a witness can have a big impact on the weight the witness testimony is given. For witnesses with solid credibility, testimony will likely be compelling and given significant weight. For those witnesses with questionable credibility, testimony is likely to be met with skepticism at the very least. Defenses attorneys know this and how impeaching, or attacking, the credibility of prosecution witnesses can play a critical role in the case in its entirety.

Impeaching Witness Credibility

A defense attorney will attempt to impeach prosecution witnesses in order to demonstrate to the jury that the testimony of such witnesses should not be believed or taken at face value.


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Tuesday, November 30, 2021

Asserting an Alibi Defense Strategy


In the U.S. criminal justice system, defendants are considered innocent until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt. This is the highest threshold in the U.S.


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Tuesday, November 30, 2021

Navigating Holidays Post-Divorce


As the holidays approach, you may be reminiscing about Christmases past and fondly recalling memories of your favorite holiday traditions and occasions marked by the gathering of family. If you have recently divorced, however, such memories may be stirring other feelings this time of year. You may be feeling anxious, overwhelmed, or just down about the fact that this holiday season is likely to look very different from holidays in the past. Time with family will look different. Holiday traditions may need to be foregone.


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Sunday, October 31, 2021

Considerations When Divorcing Near Retirement Age


It is no secret that divorce can take a significant financial toll on those involved. The expense of divorce may be one thing. The biggest impact, however, can come in the separating of expenses and finances.
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Tuesday, October 19, 2021

Debt and Divorce


Divorce goes to the heart of so much of a person’s life. It goes to the family structure. Where you live.


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Tuesday, October 12, 2021

Why You Need a Local Criminal Defense Attorney


Have you been charged with a crime? Are you under suspicion for possible criminal activity? It is never too early in the process to consult with a local criminal defense attorney. The sooner you are in contact with trusted legal counsel, the more options you may have to protect yourself and your legal rights.

Why You Need a Local Criminal Defense Attorney

First of all, it is important to find an attorney who actually practices criminal defense work.


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Wednesday, September 22, 2021

Isn’t Pleading Innocence Enough?


In the U.S. criminal justice system, a defendant is supposed to be considered innocent until proven guilty. Furthermore, such guilt must be proven “beyond a reasonable doubt,” which is the highest legal standard there is. With all of this being said, you may think that simply pleading innocence is enough, right? Well, while this may be the case, a criminal defense attorney would be remiss if other steps weren’t taken to help ensure you were not found guilty of a crime you did not commit.


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Wednesday, September 15, 2021

Why Constitutional Violations Are Relevant to Your Criminal Case


Constitutional rights do not and should not waiver in the face of looming criminal charges. If you have been charged with a crime, you may feel isolated, alone, and up against a criminal justice system out to get you. Despite all of this, know that your constitutional rights remain and are designed to protect you.


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