Intestate Probate Process

Intestate: As a skilled probate lawyer Arlington TX relies on can explain, “intestate” means having died without making a Will. Wills provide guidance to the courts and family as to what to do with property and belongings when someone passes away. When there is no Will in place, it is called Intestate and there is a completely different process for …

5 Lies You’ve Been Told About Car Accident Injuries

If you have been injured in a car accident, you probably feel overwhelmed and scared. You may even think that you have no legal options because of things you’ve heard about in the past. Here are five lies you may have been told about car accident injuries: 1. You can only receive compensation for medical bills While medical bills are …

Does not wearing a motorcycle helmet hurt my case?

Whether you’re cruising through mountain turns or simply commuting to work, riding a motorcycle can be really enjoyable. However, if you don’t take the proper safety precautions, you are more likely to get injured in the event of an accident. Motorcycle accidents almost always result in head injuries, which can be fatal. If you are wearing your helmet, your chances …

Soft Tissue Damage After a Car Accident: What You Need to Know

Just about any car accident lawyer or chiropractor will tell you that soft tissue injuries are the most common injuries that are suffered in a car accident. The injuries can be acute or chronic. Symptoms of an acute soft tissue injury might last 10 days to a several months. A chronic injury might result in pain and limited range of …

How can a Car Accident Affect your Estate Planning?

Estate Plan Many estate plans are built with some flexibility in their design.  This flexibility allows for the normal changes that occur in life, such as the birth of a child or the increase in value of assets over time.  However, sometimes there are large events that can change the underlying estate plan for you and your family. Car Accident …

Emancipation Of A Minor

Emancipation of a minor is a legal mechanism that allows the child to be free from the control of his/her parents or guardians. Emancipation is called Removal of Disabilities of Minority. Once a minor is emancipated they will have the same “power” that an adult would have such as, signing a lease to an apartment and entering into a contract. …

Why Some Lawyers Avoid Minor Impact Soft Tissue (MIST) Claims

Picture you are watching a TV crime drama of a case about a minor fender bender and one of the parties claims they’re experiencing whiplash.  How do you react? For many people the answer is, “That guy’s faking it.” This is how insurers came up with the concept of MIST (Minor Impact Soft Tissue) cases and the media coverage of …

How Long After an Accident Can You File a Claim?

Vehicular accidents can be devastating and shocking. Therefore, it’s normal for an accident victim to not to report a car accident right away. If you do not file your claim immediately, you must ensure that you do so within the required time limit. The longer you wait to report the incident, the more you can negatively affect the outcome of …

Wrongful Death Suits as a Result of Manslaughter Charges

A conviction for manslaughter can also result in a civil suit against the plaintiff from the victim’s family. The civil suit in this scenario would be for wrongful death. It’s not unusual for a wrongful death victim’s family to file such a suit after the defendant is found guilty of the criminal charge.   How a Person Can Be Sued …