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Christian Attorney  (Monday, March 10, 2014)


What is a Christian Attorney?

This blog is a bit different than others because it isn’t directly related to any specific Texas law.


Being a Christian, and being an attorney, are not mutually exclusive roles; despite all of the negative stereotypes that we see on TV and in Movies.  I didn’t always know this.


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Collegiate Sports Madness (Monday, March 6, 2017)

Violation of Collegiate Athletic Association Rules

You probably know that when a college athlete violates the applicable collegiate athletic association rules, he can be punished with severe penalties. 


What you may not know is that in Texas, you, as a non-collegiate athlete, can be liable for damages by violating a rule ...


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Water, Water, Everywhere (Wednesday, March 29, 2017)


When It Rains, It Floods

If you’ve lived in West Texas for long, or anywhere in Texas for that matter, you know that storm clouds form fast and the rain can fall even faster.


Do you know your duties when it comes to rainwater?  Do you ...


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Navigating a Lawsuit Series #1 (Monday, August 14, 2017)


You Have Been Sued!

A process server or Sheriff’s deputy just rang your doorbell and handed you a notice from a court clerk that says, “NOTICE. You have been sued.”


What do I do? What does all of this mean? What is an answer...


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Navigating a Lawsuit Series #2 (Monday, October 16,  2017)


The Plaintiff’s Petition

In this week’s blog we will discuss petitions; specifically, where to file a petition, how to file a petition, and what to include in a petition.


The purpose of a petition is to define the issues for trial.  It should...


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Can a Burglar Sue Me? (Monday, October 30,  2017)


He Broke In, But I’M Being Sued!

You were recently the victim of a burglary to your home.  Now the [expletive removed] has sued you for injuries he sustained while breaking into YOUR home!


Besides feeling an immense, body-shaking anger, several...


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How Valuable Is Your Life?  (Monday, February 10, 2014)


How Much Is a Life Worth?

It sounds like an impossible task, but our state legislators have done the impossible; they’ve put a price on your life.


In Texas, did you know that if you are injured, maimed, or even killed because of your doctor’s negligence, our laws restrict how much money you (or your family) can recover?  How can that be?


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