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Legal Deadlines in a Lawsuit, You Must Know What “Last Day to File” Means

17Nov2017Posted by Legal Team in Civil Litigation, Civil Litigation Law in California, Law Blog for California and Texas, Texas Law Questions

Legal Deadlines:  What does “Last Day to File” Mean?  By Matthew Clarke   If you are a civil litigation lawyer in private practice or you represent yourself in a civil case, legal deadlines are a part of your life.  Your calendar must always be accurate…

Family Crisis – Cherish Your Kids!

25Oct2017Posted by Legal Team in Child Custody, Child Custody Law, Child Custody Law in California, Child Custody Law in Texas, Law Blog for California and Texas, Texas Child Custody Questions by City, Texas Divorce Questions by City

Cherish Your Kids above all else, even in Divorce and Family Crisis   By Dugan P. Kelley   I was traveling home from a little league game with my 11 year-old.  It was late for my son to be out.  He was riding in the…

Need Independent Counsel to Defend a Lawsuit Against You?

11Oct2017Posted by Legal Team in Civil Litigation Law in California, Construction Law, Employment Law in California, Law Blog for California and Texas, Lender Liability Law in California, Uncategorized

INSURANCE – HOW TO GET INDEPENDENT COUNSEL HIRED By Dugan P. Kelley Insurance for Personal Injury Suits in Denton, Collin, Dallas, Tarrant, or Wise Counties. You have been sued.  You have provided your insurance company notice (tendered) the lawsuit, and you received a letter back…

At-Will Employment: What if I am fired for refusing to do something illegal? Is that Wrongful Termination?

03Oct2017Posted by Legal Team in Employment Law in California, Employment Law in Texas, Law Blog for California and Texas, Texas Law Questions

Is there any legal protection for an at-will employee?   By Matthew Clarke, Shareholder Both Texas and California are “at will” employment states. That means that the employer can terminate employment for any reason or no reason. Likewise, the employee can leave the employer for…

Divorce, Children, Passports – Traveling Made More Complicated

03Oct2017Posted by Legal Team in Child Custody, Child Custody Law, Child Custody Law in California, Child Custody Law in Texas, Law Blog for California and Texas, Texas Law Questions

Divorce, Children, Passports – Travelling with Children After Divorce   By Dugan P. Kelley   Divorce, Children, Passports, when combined, can make for a complicated situation. Getting a Passport and travelling with children after a divorce — If you are divorced and have children, you…

Recognition of Parental Alienation

02Oct2017Posted by Legal Team in California Law Questions, Child Custody, Child Custody Law in California, Child Custody Law in Texas, Divorce Law in Texas, Law Blog for California and Texas

Parental Alienation Only Harms the Children By Dugan P. Kelley Parental Alienation in Divorce and Custody Cases (Dallas, Collin, Tarrant, Denton, and Wise Counties) — Merriam Webster’s dictionary defines alienation as “a withdrawing or separation of a person or a person’s affections from an object or position of former…