a couple having a disagreement

How Divorce May Affect Your Management of the Family Business

During the divorce process, all the assets of the couple will be divided. If they are currently managing a family business, one of the three outcomes can happen after the proceedings: Only one spouse keeps the business, both spouses keep the business, or both spouses sell the business. The outcome depends on what the family

Read More »
lawyers in Houston

Legal Matters: Tort Law Under the Context of COVID-19

Tort law primarily aims to provide relief to parties who experience injury or harm caused by others. It is also a common instrument used to impose liability on the parties responsible for the injury or harm, shifting the burden of loss from the injured party. In the context of tort cases, “injury” describes the invasion of a

Read More »
Seeking legal advice

Understanding Divorce and Child Custody During the Pandemic

There are many ways that COVID-19 has disrupted daily life for most Americans, and some of them have made headlines. With 2.5 million confirmed cases, it’s a severe health crisis. With more than 38 million people filing for unemployment and the closure of hundreds of businesses, it’s also set to shake up the U.S. economy for

Read More »
business professionals

White-collar Criminals and the Corporate Culture

In February 2018, three men blew up a grocery store on Leicester, killing four people so that they could claim £300,000 in insurance payments. They were charged not only with fraud but also murder since they knew that people were still on the premises when the fire was started. The case was an extreme white-collar

Read More »
couple going through divorce

Divorce Mediation: Significantly Less Stressful Than Going to Court

Couples who recently filed for divorce may be wondering whether it is worth taking the proceedings to court. Though court proceedings can certainly help prove one spouse’s wrongdoings and settle other disputes, it can take a toll on both parties emotionally—which may cloud their judgment and drive them to make decisions fueled by anger instead

Read More »

Before You Get a Divorce: The Things You Need to Do

Not all relationships end happily ever after. After the “I do,” all couples go back to their normal routines where they encounter issues that test their love for each other. When things get rocky to the point that both parties are unhappy, then it might be time to go their separate ways. If you are considering

Read More »
person in jail

Behind Bars: The Growing Problem of Suicides in US Jails

When financier and convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein died in his jail cell at the Metropolitan Correctional Center, the incident received an onslaught of media attention. New York City’s medical examiner ruled the death as an apparent suicide. Two weeks later, the family of Erika Rocha settled a wrongful death lawsuit against the California Institution for Women

Read More »
woman raising her hand

Rising Above Being a Mediocre Citizen

It is easy to get caught up with one’s affairs and forget the world around you. But in reality, each person is a part of a bigger picture outside themselves. Children and adults alike are all citizens of a country. The greater responsibility lies in adults, though. How does one demonstrate being a good citizen

Read More »
Divorce agreement form being signed

Estate Planning Documents You Should Change During or After a Divorce

In most cases, people don’t get married expecting to be separated in the future. Most couples plan to grow old together and make preparations for their wife or husband’s welfare in the event of your demise or incapacitation. They draw up relevant estate planning documents detailing their wishes for the disposal of their wealth and assets.

Read More »
talking to a lawyer

Be Prepared: What to Ask a Litigation Lawyer

Hiring any type of lawyer can be a bit stressful and confusing, especially if you have never been through such a dilemma before. You definitely have to make sure that you will be hiring the right type of lawyer for your case, as doing so will help build your chances of winning the case. Below,

Read More »
Scroll to Top