A prenuptial agreement is a legal contract between two people who plan to get married, should the marriage eventually fail (as roughly half of all marriages do). A prenup settles crucial questions such as: Who owned what prior to the marriage? How property acquired during the marriage will be divided upon divorce? What spousal payments […]
Very few people seeking a divorce want to see the process drag out longer than necessary. Divorces can be difficult and expensive. If you’re seeking a divorce, you likely don’t want to spend a lot of time and money in the process either. But the answer to how long a divorce takes in Texas will […]
As an attorney, I often hear clients ask, “What is a retainer?” Potential clients and existing clients of attorneys are often times misinformed when it comes to understanding what a legal retainer is and how it is used throughout the entirety of their legal case. A retainer is the fee that the client pays when […]
There’s an old joke that goes something like this: What’s the difference between a lawyer and God? Answer: God doesn’t think he’s a lawyer. Yes, everyone loves a good lawyer joke, and granted, there is no shortage of sleazy shysters out there, but with a bit of patience and research, you can easily avoid the […]
Finding the right lawyer in Houston can be quite the undertaking. With a population of over 2 million, we make up the largest city in Texas and the fourth largest city in the United States. We have nearly 600 square miles of land and enough attorneys to populate a medium-sized island (I know there’s a […]
The primary reason we charge for attorney consultations is customer service. Our goal is to provide the highest level of service possible while keeping attorney fees under control.
Years after opening our doors, we found that free consultations were negatively affecting the level of service we were able to provide to our clients. During this time we unable to timely respond to client inquiries and in some cases had to start setting trial dates further out to allow the firm to better prepare for each case. While a short delay is the better option than going to trial unprepared, we felt that to provide better service we needed to expedite all cases whenever possible.