Archive for July 2014

The Divorce Process in Texas

As a party in a new divorce case, the process can seem confusing and overwhelming.  There is no template that every divorce can follow.  The issues to be addressed in a divorce case are fairly consistent: Who has primary custody of the kids?  What will be the possession schedule for the non-custodial parent?  How much…

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SCOTUS Issues Important Condemnation Ruling

When most people think of walking along railroad tracks, they conjure up images from classic films or their own youth. In 1986, however the Rails-to-Trails Conservancy, an American nonprofit organization based in Washington, D.C. was created to capitalize on a little-noticed section of The Railroad Revitalization and Regulatory Reform Act of 1976 (known as the…

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The DWI Standard – Eliminating the Excuses and Finding the Truth

In any criminal prosecution, the prosecuting attorney must prove the elements of the offense. In a DWI those elements are: Defendant On or about a certain date In the county and state where the court sits Operated a motor vehicle On a public road way While intoxicated In a DWI, the definition of intoxication is…

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