Texas Laws

Do You Legally Have to Tell Someone You Have Herpes?

Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) exist. And, they can be easily transferred from one person to another. This often happens accidentally. But what happens if a partner knows that he or she is infected and has sex with another person without telling that person about the infection?  If this happens in Texas, that person could go… read more

Are Lottery Winners Required to Reveal Their Identities in Texas?

Just about everyone has dreamed of winning the lottery. Some would quit their jobs and never work another day in their life while others say they would give the money away. The truth, however, is that for many lottery winners, the publicity and fortune can end up feeling more like a curse than a blessing…. read more

Teen Driving Laws in Texas—What Every Teen and Parent Needs to Know

Texas operates on a graduated driving system for underage drivers, allowing restricted driving privileges that eventually lead to an unrestricted license. Texas has a graduated system to reduce the number of accidents caused by inexperienced teen drivers. For a teen, getting a driver’s license is a right of passage that brings excitement, but for parents,… read more

How Texas Statutes Impact Personal Injury Claims

Many people do not realize that laws in every state limit how much time you have to file a personal injury lawsuit. Texas is no exception. For people injured in accidents in Houston, Brian White & Associates, P.C. offer experience, knowledge, and skill handling injury claims. Brian and his team understand the complexities of Texas… read more

Police Whistleblower Protection and the Blue Code of Silence

The death of George Floyd has brought the topics of excessive force and police brutality to the forefront of discussion in our society. However, incidents of police misconduct are nothing new. The incidents have just been covered up by the Blue Wall of Silence and complicit law enforcement agencies.  Today, a lot of attention is… read more

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 one last challenge: the Texas Bar Exam. What is the… 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 though every attorney is a lawyer, a lawyer isn’t always… 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 you have been summoned for jury duty. If you don’t… 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 woken up at 3 am by the sounds of industrial… 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 that can help drivers make safe maneuvering decisions, such as… read more