Legal Talk

Texas Boat Liens

Quick, think of three words you associate with boats. If you thought lake, suntan oil and skiing, then you have friends who own boats and are nice enough to invite you along. If you thought repairs, money pit and disputes, then you are a boat owner. It would behoove you to know the lien laws that govern boats (and apply to motorboats, vessels or outboard motors) A worker in Texas who repairs...

Texas Gun Laws

In Texas, you can legally carry a shotgun in that rack on the back window of your pickup truck. That is, if you’re not a fugitive from justice, an illegal alien, a person who unlawfully uses controlled substances, a former member of the Armed Forces who was dishonorably discharged, under a restraining order from stalking a former loved one, or a person convicted of a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence....

A Texas Jilt – Who Keeps The Ring?

Who Keeps the Ring? In Texas, engagements usually lead to marriage. It's not just a Texas phenomenon - millions of Americans walked down the aisle each year. But not everyone makes the trip. And when a jilt happens, it's often accompanied by bad feelings. Chief among the disputes - who gets to keep that expensive engagement ring? Texas has a solution for that. The Texas Family Code requires a promise or agreement made...