Texas Laws

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

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 many areas of life in the Houston area and throughout… 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 infrastructure. City planners are attempting to reduce the risk of… 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 and involve fines less than $4,000. In some cases, misdemeanors… read more

What If I File a False Police Report in Texas?

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 your personal injury claim, but it can also leave you… 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 ensure a fair trial, while details of the event are… read more