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Conservatorship in Texas

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Often in initial consultations, we hear clients use terms like “primary custody”, “main parent”, and “shared rights”. These terms do not always translate into what is articulated in the Texas Family Code. In Texas, instead of using the term “custody” when talking about parental rights and duties, we use the term “Conservator”. In Chapter 153 […]

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Small Business Startup 101: Tax Treatment

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This second blog in our Small Business Series addresses tax treatment options for small business entities. Small businesses have a variety of tax treatment options. Which option a business owner chooses depends on a number of factors, including: the business owner’s financial situation, business goals, and expected revenue. As you read our blogs in this […]

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Small Business Startup 101: Choosing a Business Entity

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Our first series of topics will address starting a business. This first blog of our Small Business Series: Small Business Startup 101 will specifically address the first step in starting your small business, choosing which business entity you want for your business. There are many business entity types for an entrepreneur to choose from. This […]

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Estorga Johnson Small Business Blog Series

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Estorga Johnson Law Firm is starting a new series of blogs aimed at providing some basic but helpful information to small business owners and entrepreneurs. You may have already heard or read some of the information we will be providing, but our hope is that we provide some new information you haven’t heard before or […]

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Is Spring Vacation Over?: Navigating Texas Family Law Orders in the midst of COVID-19 school closures

We’ve had many calls recently about what to do in the wake of school closures and possession orders. Luckily the Supreme Court of Texas has stepped in and dictated that: “For purposes of determining a person’s right to possession of and access to a child under a court-ordered possession schedule, the original published school schedule […]

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What implications do Monica’s Law have on Fifth Amendment Protections?

Texas House Bill 629, also known as Monica’s Law goes into effect September 1, 2019. The bill requires court administrators to place the names of people who have protective orders issued against them into a public, statewide database. Proponents of the bill believe this database will help prevent future instances of domestic violence. The hope […]

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Benefits of Divorce Mediation in Texas

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A perfect divorce would consist of both parties agreeing on all issues. Such agreement would avoid many of the financial and psychological struggles of a contested divorce. We know this is not always possible. Before you consider going straight into a contested court hearing, consider mediation. A mediator works with parties to resolve issues so […]

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