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Voter Suppression During the 2018 Midterm Elections

  • Posted by support
  • On March 6, 2019
A Comprehensive Survey of Voter Suppression and Other Election Day Problems By Danielle Root and Aadam Barclay Posted on November 20, 2018, 9:03 am In an election where so much was at stake, countless Americans were prevented from making their voices heard because of voter suppression and other Election Day problems. Introduction and summary During the 2018 midterm elections, […]

Topic of the Week: Unlawful Carrying of a Weapon/Possession of Marijuana

  • Posted by Krystin Collins
  • On July 24, 2018
The Misdemeanor Marijuana Diversion Program is a program initiated by Harris County that allows offenders that are caught with misdemeanor amounts of marijuana to avoid going to jail and court by taking a cognitive decision making class. Although this program is in place to help offenders caught with marijuana, if you are in possession of […]

How to Avoid Family Conflicts after the Death of a Parent

  • Posted by Krystin Collins
  • On July 19, 2018
Understanding a Parent’s Will and Assets as a Family (Neptune Society) Whether or not you’re prepared for exactly what it says, the will is often a source of conflict following the death of a parent. Keep in mind that your mother or father likely didn’t make any decisions lightly, so try to consider what the reasoning could be […]

Topic of the Week: Evictions – Tenant’s Perspective

  • Posted by Krystin Collins
  • On April 6, 2018
Are you a tenant? Do you feel that you are being wrongfully evicted from a rental property? If the answer to both of these questions is YES, then you are afforded recourse under Texas law. The law affords tenants the right to defend themselves against a wrongful eviction. To successfully defend your case against a […]

New law lets some DWI convictions be sealed

  • Posted by Krystin Collins
  • On December 13, 2017
By Kevin Quinn Friday, November 10, 2017 A new Texas law allows some D.W.I. offenders to keep their convictions off the public record. Since the law took effect Sept.1, Friendswood attorney Joseph Gutheinz has successfully had D.W.I. convictions of two clients sealed. “There was a degree of shame for having it and they wanted to fix […]

Topic of the Week: Property Tax/Right of Redemption

  • Posted by Krystin Collins
  • On December 13, 2017
Every year, homeowners are responsible for paying their property taxes as they come due. With the recent increase in new construction there have been drastic increases in property taxes; making it more difficult for homeowners to meet their payments. When property taxes become delinquent, taxing jurisdictions then have the right to sue a homeowner for […]

Topic of the Week: Receipt of Stolen Property

  • Posted by Krystin Collins
  • On December 13, 2017
The Holiday season has arrived and once again it is time to start shopping for gifts. It is not uncommon to be presented with “hook ups” for the Christmas season where people may offer to sell you merchandise at a discounted price, the only catch is there is a large chance this merchandise is stolen. […]

Understanding the Law: Car Accident with an Uninsured Driver

  • Posted by Krystin Collins
  • On November 21, 2017
The aftermath of a car accident can be very expensive. Medical bills resulting from the accident must be paid, lost wages need to be reimbursed, and the vehicles involved must be repaired.  Navigating the insurance claims process can be stressful enough, but imagine getting into a car accident with a driver with no car insurance. […]

Understanding the Law: Will Contest

  • Posted by Krystin Collins
  • On November 21, 2017
When a person passes away, with a will, the first order of business is to probate the will in probate court in order to dispose of the decedent’s estate. Often times the process of probating a Will is very straight forward, but there are times that major issues arise that result in the filing of […]