Categories for General Legal Questions

Need to Pay Your Fines in Texas? Here Are Some Resources

December 22, 2020

If you were fined after committing a crime, it is important that you pay those fines in full and on time. A failure to do so could open you up to further fines or criminal charges, which could make matters worse for both your legal and financial situations. Under Texas’s... View Article

Need to Do Community Service in Texas? Here Are Your Options

December 15, 2020

For some minor crimes or infractions, courts may mandate community service in addition to or in place of fines or harsher sentences. However, not just any type of community service will fulfill your legal obligation—you will need to participate in service with an organization or location from a court-approved community... View Article

How to Help the Homeless in Texas This Holiday Season

December 8, 2020

The winter holiday season is a time of giving. If you are feeling particularly charitable this season, we encourage you to find ways to help the most disadvantaged, including those who are homeless. This year has been especially difficult for many people financially, as the COVID-19 pandemic has wrought havoc... View Article

Tips for Avoiding Costly Tickets During the Holidays

December 1, 2020

December is frequently a busy month out on the roadways. More people are out and about doing their holiday shopping and running last-minute errands, and as we get closer to Christmas and New Year’s, more people will be hitting the road to travel and visit family and friends. Though the... View Article

What Are the Rules for Jury Duty in Texas?

October 16, 2020

Most people either love or hate jury duty in Texas—few people have mixed feelings about it. Depending on your schedule and interest in criminal trials, it can either be a fascinating look at our justice system or an exercise in boredom and futility. (This usually occurs when the juror realizes... View Article

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