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Understanding how Texas courts determine custody in divorce

There are a lot of variables involved in the average divorce. Aside fromĀ complicated asset division questions, custody is usually the most difficult issue to tackle. Was there a reason for the divorce, such as abuse or chemical dependence? Is one spouse asking for custody and the other one isn't? Which parent can better provide and care for the children? What, in general, is in the best interests of the minor children from the marriage?

You suffered medical malpractice. Now what?

Medical malpractice can occur thousands of ways, but the end result is where things get tricky. Maybe your doctor performed a surgery and left something inside you, or perhaps failed to diagnose a life-changing or life-threatening condition. Maybe your doctor negligently prescribed opioid painkillers to you, leading to an addiction to opioids. Maybe your doctor prescribed a medication that presented serious dangerous side effects.

Understanding complex asset division in Texas divorces

There's a common saying that more money means more problems. That is definitely the case in divorces. The more assets you have and the higher the overall value of your marital estate, the more complicated and protracted the asset division process can become.

Have you been putting off creating your Texas estate plan?

Estate planning isn't something that many people look forward to. However, it is the responsible thing for any adult to do, particularly if you have a spouse or dependent children. Waiting until you reach retirement age could leave your family in a very vulnerable position. It may feel morbid to acknowledge, but you could die suddenly without any notice.

After a car accident, follow these steps

Imagine driving down I-35 on Friday afternoon. You just got off work and the only thing you had on the schedule for the weekend were a couple of days of rest and relaxation at Lake Georgetown. Unfortunately, when traffic suddenly came to a stop in front of you, your plans went up in smoke. While you stopped in plenty of time to avoid hitting the car in front of you, the car behind you did not. Now that you have just been in a wreck that was not your fault, what do you do?

Distracted driving kills: Stay focused to stay safe

In 2015, distracted driving took the lives of 3,477 people. Distracted driving, which includes but isn't limited to texting behind the wheel, is so dangerous that it's been a point of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to get people the facts about it to help them understand why it's so dangerous.

Chest injuries: A common problem for car accident victims

Let's say you were driving to work early on a Monday morning. You wanted to get a head start on some reports your boss asked you to prepare, so you made it your goal to get into the office by 5 a.m. What you didn't count on was the fact that you'd be sharing the road with a drunk driver.

Keeping teen drivers safe over the 100 deadly days of summer

Texas parents may not realize that the period from Memorial Day through Labor Day is considered to be one of the most deadly periods of the year for inexperienced teenage drivers. As such, it's come to be known as the "100 Deadly Days of Summer."