https://www.georgetownlaw.net/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/Wiggins-2019-super-lawyers-recognition-video-1.mp4 We are proud to announce that veteran criminal defense attorney Elizabeth Wiggins was just named one of Texas’ Rising Stars by Thomson Reuters’ Super Lawyers Magazine.  Super Lawyers is one of the most respected attorney rating programs in the country. The Rising Star honor that Ms. Wiggins received is a distinction that is reserved…
Brooks County, Texas, is a sleepy rural county with more than its share of poverty.  You’d never suspect it was a hotbed of activity, but it is.  Federal law enforcement there boasts the nation’s busiest Border Patrol checkpoint.  It leads the nation in apprehension of undocumented migrants.  It seizes illegal drugs at a record pace.  National…
50/50 Equal Access Possession Schedules as Alternatives to the Standard Possession Orders Divorcing with children in Texas requires decisions about which parent will have which rights and duties and where the children will live during and after the divorce. Even though Texas law presumes both parents should be named as joint managing conservators with shared…
Court-Ordered Alcohol Testing Includes Soberlink and the EtG Test Are you concerned about your spouse’s alcohol intake while they are with the children? Although everyone works hard at being a good parent, sometimes alcohol gets in the way. Read about Problems & Effects of Alcoholism on Families & Marriages. When a parent struggles with alcohol…
How to tell your spouse you want a divorce Telling your spouse that you want a divorce might be the most difficult thing you will tell someone. Whether you believe your marriage was one that worked well or was a challenge can be irrelevant when people decide that life is short, and they want to…
Because Grandparents Are Important to Children’s Lives, Grandparent Custody in Texas is a Frequently Discussed Topic When children look at their parents, they appreciate that even mom and dad had their own parents. Grandparents help their grandchildren put things into perspective. Grandparents are fascinating to young kids who hear stories from the past and what…
Being Organized, Minimizing Disruption, Starting a Divorce in June Considering divorce? You are not alone. Marriage and divorce statistics show that every year there are tens of thousands of divorce cases filed in Texas courts. Some divorces arise out of tragic situations and others are just a function of parents of children who have grown…
The Round Rock Police Department volunteered to be the first in Williamson County to implement the “cite and release” program created by the Texas Legislature through the passage of House Bill 2391 in 2007. On May 23, the Austin American-Statesman reported that since May 1, Round Rock police officers have had the option of issuing…
April Deadlines for Summer Possession In Texas, visitation with children is referred to as the time of possession and access with the child. Do you have a court-ordered parenting plan with a set schedule for possession and access of and with the children? Many people use a Standard Possession Schedule Order. A Standard Possession Schedule…