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Benefits of an LLC

Benefits of an LLC

What are the benefits of having an LLC? As the name suggests, one major benefit of a limited liability company is the protection from liability that is available to managers or members of the company. See Bus. Orgs. Code § 101.114. Members are the persons who were...

Tenant Rights When A Lease Expires

Tenant Rights When A Lease Expires

What are my rights if I have a landlord who kicks me out when I have a lease I have not violated? When there is no breach of the lease, tenants are generally entitled to notice of termination that is equal to the number of days in a rent-paying period. See...

What Happens When I Don’t Have a Will?

What Happens When I Don’t Have a Will?

In Texas, if I don’t have a will, what happens to my property when I die? When someone dies in Texas without a will, the property owned by the decedent, who is also referred to as an “intestate,” will be distributed in accordance with the laws of intestacy. All of the...

Debts NOT Covered by Bankruptcy

Debts NOT Covered by Bankruptcy

The United States Bankruptcy Code generally seeks to provide debtors with a “fresh start” and “a new opportunity in life with a clear field for future effort, unhampered by the pressure and discouragement of pre-existing debt.” See Alibatya v. New York Univ. (In re...

You are NOT the Father

You are NOT the Father

I just found out I’m not the father of the child I’ve been raising. What changes from this point forward? In Texas, a man is the presumed father of a child if he was married to the child’s mother when the child was born; he was married to the child’s mother any time...

Husband Deported

Husband Deported

My husband has been deported. I want to get a divorce and move on. How can I do this? Luckily, the procedures for divorcing an immigrant who has been deported are not much different from divorcing a spouse who resides in the United States. Family law is a state issue,...

Who Gets What When I’m Divorced?

Who Gets What When I’m Divorced?

Getting a divorce can be stressful. One of the things you might be most worried about is who gets to keep what, and who makes the decision? First, it’s important to note that if you and your spouse can agree on how to divide your property, things will go smoothly. In...

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