If a Texas police officer has ever pulled you over in a traffic stop, you know how stressful such situations can be. In fact, your heart might start racing as soon as you see flashing red and blue lights in your rearview mirror. It's understandable, as there's no way to predict how such situations will play out. The officer who approaches your driver's side window might merely ask to see your license and vehicle registration information, then issue you a warning and send you along.
A prenuptial agreement, or postnuptial for couples who are already married, can be a way for business owners in Texas to protect their enterprises if they get divorced. Some people may worry that these documents are ways to cheat a spouse out of a rightful share of marital property, but this is not necessarily the case. Instead, this agreement allows a couple to make decisions about how to divide property in an atmosphere that is less contentious than a divorce would be. A pre- or postnup can make the divorce process less difficult.
Police in El Paso discovered a man wanted by U.S. Marshals when they initiated a traffic stop in the 200 block of Walnut. According to the police report, a man behind the wheel of a 2016 Chevrolet Camaro narrowly avoided a utility pole and then hit a curb. Officers determined that he was intoxicated.
Texas' Laws on Expungement
Some people in Texas might think of divorce as a process that inevitably involves conflict, but this does not have to be the case. Conflict in divorce can be resolved in a positive way, and being able to do so can make the divorce less stressful and lead to a healthier relationship between parents.
In Texas and across the United States, ensuring that defendants are fully understood when they tell their side of the story is a tenet of criminal defense law. Unfortunately, this does not always happen in cases when individuals facing criminal charges communicate in slang or a difficult to understand vernacular. It has become especially problematic for many black defendants.