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Emergency Guide: Temporary Custody or Protective Order Hearing

Emergency Guide: Temporary Custody or Protective Order Hearing If you must represent yourself at a temporary hearing, use this guide as a starting point – not as an exhaustive guide. The proof required to get what you want in a Temporary Hearing depends on the nature of the pending suit, the local rules of the…

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In Defense of the Pro Se

In Defense of the Pro Se. Today I will talk about Google’s brand of diversity and how it can harm you. In a previous post, I discussed how politicization of colleges can affect your rights. In this post, I will discuss how politicization of your access to information can affect your rights in as neutral…

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Jail for Overpaying Child Support?

Jail for Overpaying Child Support? In this post I will explain why a Houston man really went to jail for failing to obey possession and child support orders and what it means to you. News stories are often a source of misinformation. Misinformation from news sources can feed our perceptions of unfairness. Our perceptions of…

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When Cultures Clash

When Cultures Clash– Divorce, Remarriage, and Children. When a parent remarries, the new spouse is often the source of alienation between the children and one of the parents. This is especially true when there is a clash of cultures. Mixing cultures can be a recipe for disaster between divorced parents and their children. Watch this…

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Texas Sanctuary City Law Changes

Texas New Sanctuary City Law. Unfortunatly, there is a lot of bad information floating around about the new Texas sanctuary city law. It is unfortunate because when politicians and advocacy groups dispense misinformation about immigration law to scare people, they actually empower abusers who commit family and sexual violence. That is because abusers can control…

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How to File Enforcement by Contempt

Texas Child Visitation Enforcement – How to File a Motion for Enforcement by Contempt This is a general overview of what goes on in filing a motion to enforce. You should consult with legal counsel or do your own independent research and not rely on this post as an authoritative guide. Get a Certified Copy…

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Scientific Evidence

Scientific Evidence, Politics, and Convictions – The Deeper Civil Rights Implications of Academic Freedom Science Doesn’t Lie I recently saw a sign from the “March for Science” saying, “Science doesn’t lie.” Is that true? Is it even scientific? It is an important question because every day attorneys ask jurors to evaluate scientific evidence in cases…

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Non-immigrant Labor Laws

No, You Can’t Just Ship Your Employees to the USA and Treat Them Badly The US government allows companies to transfer certain foreign employees to the United States under L1-B visas. These employees have specialized knowledge needed in the United States, and already work for the company that wants to transfer them. United States Citizenship and…

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Why We Need Federal Expunctions

Why We Need Federal Expunctions Do #BlackLivesMatter or do #BlueLivesMatter? They should be on the same side. Black Americans want safe neighborhoods, and they need the police for that. The police need to solve crimes, and they need cooperation for that. What is the solution? Expunctions. Black Americans are forever locked out of the workforce…

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Child Custody Rights in Texas

Child Custody Rights in Texas: 2017 Updates 2017 has been another big year for updates to the Texas Family Code. The vast majority of the updates involve child welfare and CPS. The 2017 updates provide protections to parents who homeschool and for poor parents and parents with convictions for certain nonviolent offenses. The updates also…