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Can Beneficiaries Sue for Mismanagement of a Trust in Texas?

If you are the beneficiary of a trust, but the trustee responsible for handling the finances has mishandled the money or worse has acted unfairly to …

Answered by T. Wesley Holmes, 4 days ago

Should I Get A Lawyer For Social Security Disability In Texas?

Social Security Disability attorneys have the knowledge and experience to guide you through what can be a complicated and tedious process and address …

Answered by Jacqueline F. Nel, 1 year ago

I have been contacted by FBI, ICE and OIG in Houston, Texas. Do I really need a federal criminal defense lawyer?

I am often called by people who have been contacted by federal law enforcement agents for “voluntary” interviews. It is my …

Answered by John T. Floyd, 2 years ago

What can I do if my business partner steals our Texas company from me?

In jurisdictions across the country, partners owe each other a fiduciary duty, which is the highest duty imposed by law. It is the duty to put the …

Answered by Robert L. Tobey, 3 years ago

Can I bring a lawsuit to get my rightful share of inheritance against the executor or others who are taking the assets of a Texas estate?

When a person dies with a will in jurisdictions across the country, either a person or a financial institution will be appointed as the executor of …

Answered by Robert L. Tobey, 3 years ago

What is breach of fiduciary duty, and what is the remedy for it in Texas courts?

A breach of fiduciary duty occurs anytime someone gains an unfair benefit or advantage over another person to whom he or she owes a fiduciary duty. …

Answered by Randy Johnston, 3 years ago

What do I have to prove in Texas courts and others to successfully sue my lawyer?

In most jurisdictions, including Texas, you have to prove that the attorney owed you a duty, that the lawyer breached his or her duty to you, and …

Answered by Randy Johnston, 3 years ago

Why Do I Need an International Family Law Attorney in Texas?

International family law issues are complicated by the variations and interplay between laws of different countries, international treaties, local …

Answered by Laura D. Dale, 3 years ago

What if My Spouse Flees from Texas with our Child to Another Country?

You may petition to invoke the protection of the International Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction (Hague …

Answered by Laura D. Dale, 3 years ago

How do I negotiate a severance in Texas?

Typically, employees have no legal right to a severance payment at the termination of their employment relationship. Nevertheless, there are a number …

Answered by Mark S. Siurek, 3 years ago

Are non-compete agreements enforceable in Texas?

Unfortunately, for employees in Texas, non-compete agreements and other restrictive (or protective) covenants have become much more likely to be …

Answered by Mark S. Siurek, 3 years ago

Why should I consider a collaborative divorce versus litigation in Texas?

Collaborative Law is a powerful, binding, yet non-litigation approach to solving legal problems, and is highly effective in family law, especially in …

Answered by Kate Smith, 3 years ago

How can I get custody of my child in Texas?

Depending on your circumstances, there are different ways to get an order that sets forth custody arrangements regarding a child. If you are married, …

Answered by Brian L. Webb, 3 years ago

How do I choose a Texas divorce lawyer?

There are many factors to consider in choosing a divorce lawyer in Texas. These factors may depend on the issues specific to your situation, …

Answered by Brian L. Webb, 3 years ago

What is involved in getting a Texas divorce?

In order to file for a divorce in Texas, at least one party must live in the state for at least six months prior to filing. Additionally, …

Answered by Brian L. Webb, 3 years ago

Does an employer in Texas have to pay overtime?

Generally, employers in Texas must pay their employees overtime compensation for any hours worked beyond forty (40) hours in a workweek. However, …

Answered by Mark S. Siurek, 4 years ago

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