Considerations for a Texas Church Volunteer Safety Team

The following points are items that we would recommend all church organizations that want to implement a volunteer safety team (pursuant to Texas Occupations Code § 1702.333) consider before doing so.  Once your organization has answered these and any other questions that come up in the creation of your team, we recommend that all policies be written down in a …

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Texas Standard Possession Order Explained

A common request we hear at our firm from our divorce and family law clients is how exactly does the Texas Standard Possession Order work?  First, we need to explain some terminology.  The Texas Standard Possession Order, codified under section 153 of the Texas Family Code, will refer to the parents as the “Managing Conservator” and “Possessory Conservator” regardless of …

What I Learned Watching the Houston Astros

As a lifelong Astros fan (I grew up with Biggio, Bagwell, and the rest of the Killer B’s  in the Astrodome), watching them win the World Series for the first time in franchise  history in 2017 was a dream come true. I may or may not have worn an astros T-shirt to court under my jacket one day. Watching them …

Pleadings Are Not Court Orders

For the uninitiated, legal action (be it a divorce of child custody matter, contract dispute, or even criminal charges) is a foreign endeavor. Except for those of us mad enough to enter the legal profession, most people will only be involved in our legal system a handful of times, at most, during their lifetime. Unfortunately, this means that most people …