Blog Posts in April, 2020

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  • Child Endangerment in Moments of Crisis
    Child Endangerment in Moments of Crisis

    The recent outbreak of COVID-19 has led to levels of infection and death that have severely impacted all aspects of our society. In response, nearly all world governments—from all the states of our ...

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  • Considering a Jury Trial for Family Law Cases in Texas
    Considering a Jury Trial for Family Law Cases in Texas

    In most jurisdictions in the United States, a Judge decides matters in a divorce or other family law case. However, Texas is the only state that allows juries to decide issues of fact that arise in ...

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  • Special Property Division Issues: Transmutation of Community Property into Separate Property
    Special Property Division Issues: Transmutation of Community Property into Separate Property

    Texas is a community property state. This means that property division issues in Texas divorce cases must conform to community property rules and principles. However, the parties can recharacterize ...

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  • The Effect of COVID-19 on Court Operations and Child Conservatorships
    The Effect of COVID-19 on Court Operations and Child Conservatorships

    As 2019 drew to a close, new reports regarding an outbreak of novel Coronavirus affecting mainland China began dominating news reports. In a matter of weeks, the world learned about the devastating ...

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  • Special Property Division Issues: How Are Stock Options Divided Upon Divorce?
    Special Property Division Issues: How Are Stock Options Divided Upon Divorce?

    When a married couple accumulates substantial assets during the marriage, they can expect the property division portion of their divorce to require a lot of attention and resources. Houses, cars, and ...

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  • Is saying you have COVID-19 a terroristic threat?
    Is saying you have COVID-19 a terroristic threat?

    Did you know that it is illegal to make a joke about having a bomb at an airport or on an airplane? Contrary to popular belief, it is NOT a violation of your First Amendment right to Freedom of ...

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