How Hard is it to Pass the Texas Bar Exam?

Graduating from law school is a tremendous accomplishment – one that requires years of hard work and dedication. Unfortunately, it is not the final step on your road to becoming an attorney. Before you can practice law in the state of Texas, you must overcome… read more

What is the Difference Between a Lawyer and an Attorney?

It’s not every day you need legal representation. Because of that, many people don’t really know how to find the person best suited to fight on their behalf. Although the words “lawyer” and “attorney” may sound like they mean the same thing, they don’t.  Even… read more

What Happens if I Don’t Show Up for Jury Duty?

NOTE: We only handle cases involving accidents and injuries. This article is for informational purposes only. Information found in the article does not constitute as formal legal advice and does not create an attorney/client relationship. We cannot help you beyond the information provided below if… read more

Offensive Odors, Loud Noises, and Dust Everywhere – What Happens When Industry is Built in Your Backyard

Most homeowners, who are looking to buy a home, tend to want a home in a quiet neighborhood. They want a neighborhood where their family can throw a barbecue in the backyard and invite over some neighbors. Homeowners want a neighborhood where they won’t be… read more

Is it Illegal to Wear Headphones While Driving in Texas?

Prudent driving requires focusing 100% of your attention on the driving task 100% of the time. Safe drivers keep their eyes on the road, hands on the wheel, and minds on the driving task…but what about a driver’s ears? The roadway is full of sounds… read more

New Texas Laws for 2019

Several new laws go into effect in Texas in 2019, and all Texas residents should be aware of these changes. The demographics and social climate of Texas are also changing rapidly, and many analysts predict a population boom in the coming years that will affect… read more

Texas Tries to Remove Crash Points on SH 71 by Removing Traffic Lights

State Highway (SH) 71 is one of the most dangerous roadways in the region. Traffic accident statistics for 2018 through Vision Zero show several deaths on SH 71 in the last year alone. Improving safety for drivers on SH 71 may take reworking the road’s… read more

What is a Class C Misdemeanor in Texas?

NOTE: This article is for informational purposes only. We only handle cases involving accidents and injuries.  Criminal actions fall into many different classifications under Texas law. In general, two main types of crimes exist: felonies and misdemeanors. Misdemeanors are the less serious of the two… read more

What If I File a False Police Report?

If you believe that someone else is legally responsible for your injuries, it’s natural to want to hold them accountable. On the other hand, there are right and wrong ways of doing this. Filing a false police report can not only harm the viability of… read more

What Is The Statute of Limitations on Texas Car Accidents?

A “statute of limitations” is the legal term for a deadline for bringing a claim. Courts around the country enforce statutes of limitations to prevent claimants from waiting too long to file. Setting a maximum time to take legal action after an event occurs helps… read more

Texas Statutes of Limitations

All legal proceedings face restrictions – a statute of limitations – on how long after the incident a claim or prosecution may occur. In Texas, the law divides these limitations into two categories, civil and criminal. Here is what you need to know about a… read more

What Is Texas’ Open Container Law In Cars?

You most likely know that it is illegal to drive while intoxicated in the State of Texas. “Intoxication” legally occurs when the blood alcohol concentration (BAC) level of the driver is at or above 0.08%. Did you know that you could get in trouble for… read more

What Is Texas’ Dram Shop Law?

When injured individuals file personal injury claims, they sometimes face multiple defendants. Several parties may have contributed to an injured plaintiff’s damages, and, therefore, the plaintiff has several potential avenues for compensation. Texas’ dram shop laws exist to protect individuals who suffer injuries and other… read more

What You Need to Know About Sloth Ownership in Texas

Exotic pet ownership is becoming a popular trend here in Texas. If you are looking to go beyond the everyday dog or cat, your options abound: sugar gliders, exotic birds, and even tigers are options here in the Lone Star State. Is it legal to… read more

Texas Stock Laws: What You Need to Know in the Event of an Accident

Every year, hundreds of Americans are injured in car accidents. While most car accidents involve crashes with other motor vehicles, there is a surprising number of accidents that involve animals, especially in Texas. Roughly 253,000 animal-involved accidents happen annually. A collision involving an animal can… read more