Legal Term of the Week: Arraignment

Posted by Tab LawhornJul 14, 20220 Comments

An Arraignment is a formal reading of a criminal charging document in the presence of the defendant, to inform them of the charges against them. In response to arraignment, the accused is expected to enter a plea of guilty or not guilty.

Can a child bring a personal injury lawsuit in Texas?

Posted by Tab LawhornMar 23, 20220 Comments

I have been asked many times from clients how a minor child can bring a lawsuit in Texas.  In particular, most questions are centered around exactly how it is done.  The short answer is yes, a child can be named as a plaintiff in a personal injury lawsuit if they have been injured.

Common Criminal Law Abbreviations

Posted by Tab LawhornFeb 16, 20220 Comments

Alcohol & Drug-Related Criminal Abbreviations Did you get a drunk and disorderly charge? Are you trying to find out what DA means on your employee's background check? There are dozens of different criminal charge abbreviations that are related to drugs and alcohol. Here are a few of the more...

What makes an assault an aggravated charge?

Posted by Tab LawhornJan 04, 20220 Comments

If you have been charged with aggravated assault in Texas, you need to be informed about the charges you are facing and prepared for what you can do to attack those charges. Below, we are going to detail the law and associated penalties and tell you how a knowledgeable criminal defense attorney c...

Big Wheels Keep on Turning: How your trucking crash is different than a standard car crash.

Posted by Tab LawhornDec 06, 20210 Comments

If you happen to be involved in a crash with a "big rig", it is helpful to know how the legal process will unfold so you can successfully prosecute your claim or case.  First and foremost, it is an exceptionally good idea to find an attorney who has dedicated their lives to commercial motor vehicles or semi-truck accident cases due to this type of case being very complex and requiring an experienced team armed with the right questions.

Legal term of the week: Fiduciary

Posted by Tab LawhornNov 30, 20210 Comments

Often times, you will hear the term "fiduciary" being used to describe a person who has certain responsibilities in relation to a transaction or other matter.  However, the term is used to define not just the person, but the relationship between two or more parties.  The law recognizes that certa...


Posted by Tab LawhornNov 09, 20210 Comments

Many people have anxiety about having a meeting with a lawyer.  Whether it is for a civil case,, or a criminal one, there are some basic steps you can take now before your meeting that will make things go a lot smoother.  Once you know what to expect, you can be better prepared and you might find...