Archive | August, 2011

Section 18.001 Affidavits After Haygood v. De Escabedo

August 28, 2011  |   Posted by :   |   Blog   |   Comments Off on Section 18.001 Affidavits After Haygood v. De Escabedo

Section 41.0105 of the Texas Civil Practice and Remedies Code provides that recovery of medical expenses is limited to amounts “actually paid or incurred . . . .”  Tex. Civ. Prac. & Rem. Code Ann. § 41.0105 (Vernon 2008).  Plaintiffs’ attorneys argued this meant that plaintiffs are entitled to recover all amounts paid and all […]

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Attention Young Families: Avoid the Guardianship

August 05, 2011  |   Posted by :   |   Blog   |   Comments Off on Attention Young Families: Avoid the Guardianship

There’s no question that estate planning for young families is a must.  Not only does proper estate planning determine who will care for your minor children, it avoids a costly guardianship. What is a guardianship? When parents leave behind minor children without a will or other proper estate planning, the Court must intervene and create […]

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What To Do If Pulled Over for DWI in Texas

August 03, 2011  |   Posted by :   |   Blog   |   Comments Off on What To Do If Pulled Over for DWI in Texas

This past Fourth of July weekend, APD made approximately sixty DWI arrests.  If you find yourself being pulled over on suspicion of DWI, here’s what to do: Smile, you’re on camera!  This begins before the officer turns on his overhead lights, and it continues until you are at the police station.  If you are within […]

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