What Is False Advertising?

Federal and state laws are in place to protect consumers from false advertising and scams that make deceptive claims about a product’s price, quality, or function. When consumers experience financial or other losses as a result of false or deceptive advertising, they have the right to pursue legal action with the help of a skilled…

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Warranties and the Texas Deceptive Trade Practices Act

Most Texas consumers have had some experience with warranties. Products often come with operating manuals containing printed warranties.  Advertising may refer to a product warranty as part of the sales pitch.  Extended warranties may be offered for sale at the time of purchase or at the end of the original warranty period.  When consumers buy…

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Do I Have to Pay for My Ex’s Health Insurance After a Divorce?

When two people are married, it is typical that one spouse pays for health insurance for both parties through their employer-sponsored health care plan. When a divorce happens, many people wonder what happens to these benefits. In short, the spouse who is currently paying for health insurance is not required to continue to pay for…

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When Should I Consider Divorce Arbitration?

Arbitration and mediation are often used interchangeably, but they have major differences. They share in common that they are both a form of alternative dispute resolution (ADR). During arbitration, parties can decide things like on child custody, spousal maintenance, and property division. The goals are very similar to filing for divorce in court. However, the…

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When Are Non-Disclosure Agreements Unenforceable?

A non-disclosure agreement (NDA) is meant to protect confidential information from being released. If a person who signs an NDA discloses any information covered by the document, legal recourse is available. Texas law takes the issue of non-disclosure a step further. Even when an employee refuses to sign an NDA, they are still under a…

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What Can I Do If I Get Scammed?

There are many different types of scams out there and it can be easy to fall for the trickery of individuals who are behind them. Many people will often feel embarrassed that they fell for these tactics and think they have no options. The reality is, if you are scammed, you do have rights. You…

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What Is High Conflict Divorce?

When people think of divorce, they often think of conflict. It is, after all, a legal breakup, and emotions can run high even in amicable, mutual dissolutions. There are certain situations, however, where the divorce is so hostile that negotiations completely break down. We call these “high conflict” divorces, and they can be especially stressful.…

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Why Some Parents Voluntarily Relinquish Custody Rights

Any situation that involves the custody of a child can be painful, stressful, and long. Usually, when people think of custody battles, they think of parents fighting to keep their respective rights over their children, but sometimes the case is a bit more complicated than that. There are some circumstances in which a parent may…

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Who Needs a Prenup in San Antonio?

People often think that prenuptial agreements are only for celebrities and those with a considerable fortune. Here’s a little secret from a San Antonio family law attorney: everyone needs a prenup. You do not have to be rich or famous to protect yourself when you enter a marriage. While having significant assets is a reason…

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