Connection—Confidence—Awareness

It's a connected world, and the power of connection is often in the confidence and awareness it provides—important factors when you need help resolving a legal problem. Below, you'll find access to the GetLegal blog, which will keep you updated and aware of trends or important issues.

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  • How Will Bankruptcy Affect My Most Valuable Assets?

    These are the most common questions I am asked during an initial client consultation: Will I lose my home if I file for bankruptcy? What about my car? My IRA, or 401K? The good news is, for most prospective bankruptcy debtors filing bankruptcy with Texas, rather than Federal, exemptions the answer... Read more

  • Personal Injury Claims Related to Criminal Sexual Conduct

    If you have been the victim of criminal sexual conduct, can you also file a civil suit, seeking damages for physical or emotional injury? The answer is clearly yes—many, if not most, victims of sex crimes also seek compensation in a civil suit. What Type of Claim Can You File? Most personal in... Read more

  • Formation Of Business Entities

    There is no question that in situations other than personal homestead, it is extremely prudent to hold title to business or investment real estate in the name of a separate entity, and not the owner's individual name.  Why? If properly set up, a separate entity can protect an individual from ... Read more

  • Should Your Law Firm Consider a Hispanic Marketing Campaign?

    Should law firms single out the Hispanic Community to direct their marketing efforts? Why would law firms single out the Hispanic Community to direct their marketing efforts? Of course, most everyone knows that the Hispanic Community is this country's biggest minority groups and one of its fastest ... Read more

  • Is it about Politics or is it about Market?

    Is it about Politics or is it about Market? By now everyone has heard the remarks made by self-proclaimed "9 times billionaire" Donald Trump on his announcement for President when he was reported as saying derogatory things about Mexico and its people. Most have heard of the swift reaction amo... Read more

  • Growth of the Hispanic Population not met by Hispanic Lawyers

    Growth of the Hispanic Population not met by Hispanic Lawyers As we all realize, the Hispanic population in the U.S. continues to grow at double digit rates. Of the many states with a significant Hispanic population, Texas leads the pack with over 10 million Hispanics or 40% in the State of Texas ... Read more

  • Equal Pay Act Falling Short

    Study Shows Women Still Paid Less for Similar Work When President John F. Kennedy signed the Equal Pay Act in 1963, proponents foresaw a future where men and women working in the same jobs would be paid the same wages. At the time, statistics showed that women earned about 59 cents to the dollar fo... Read more

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