Texas Temporary Injunction and Injunctive Relief

Going through litigation can be complex and stressful for those involved. For business owners, it can be especially taxing during the ongoing pandemic; however, understanding how this works can help make the process feel smoother. One such option is a temporary injunction. Temporary injunctions and the injunctive relief processes are standard in most Texas court […]


Read more

How To Vote By Mail In Texas

Voting by mail has become a widely discussed topic this year. With the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, many have advocated for the practice, however, others believe voting by mail could lead to potential voter fraud. Because there are many different considerations at play when it comes to mail-in voting, it’s important to understand the practice, how […]


Read more

Damages and the Texas Tort Claims Act

In previous posts, we’ve discussed both sovereign and qualified immunity, and what these specific legal doctrines entail. These laws ultimately work to shield law enforcement and other state and federal government officials from liability; however, there are exceptions, one of which being how it pertains to the Texas Tort Claims Act. Understanding what it means […]


Read more

What is Sovereign Immunity?

In a previous blog, we discussed the history and controversy surrounding qualified immunity. While concerns surround qualified immunity, many have also raised questions over sovereign immunity as well. Knowing how sovereign immunity came to be, as well as how it relates to qualified immunity can help keep the public informed on their legal rights and […]


Read more

What is Qualified Immunity?

As protests continue across the nation in response to police brutality and racial inequality, more and more Americans are coming to question the law. One particular aspect that has garnered vast scrutiny during this time is the doctrine of qualified immunity. While this isn’t the first time this specific legal doctrine has come under fire, […]


Read more

How Protesters Can Protect Themselves

Ongoing protests against police brutality and racial inequality continue across the nation following the deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, and countless other Black Americans. While this rise in civil unrest has already led to legal changes in some states, protesters are finding themselves arrested during these often-peaceful events. Because of this, it’s […]


Read more

Property Owners Association Refusing To Abide By Sale Of Marina

The Harborwalk in Hitchcock is a well known Galveston hot spot. Home to a marina, boat launch, restaurant, and even a swimming pool, it should be a bustling location. Instead, the entire area has been boarded up amidst a dispute among the location’s owner, the Flamingo Isles Municipal Utility District, and the Harborwalk Property Owners Association.


Read more

Beer Companies Pabst and MillerCoors Go To Court Over Partnership Dispute

Many individuals and businesses choose to create partnerships. Partnerships can help grow a business, combine resources, and bring together intelligent minds. As beneficial as partnerships can be, there can also be partnership disputes. Partnership disputes are common with businesses of all sizes, and some of the country’s largest beer companies are heading to court over one such dispute.


Read more

Rights Citizens Have Under The Houston Sound Ordinance

In 2011, former Houston Mayor Annise Parker reported that the city receives approximately 60,000 noise complaints each year. To better address these sound complaints, the city passed major changes to the Houston Sound Ordinance in October 2011 to allow for better Houston Police Department (HPD) enforcement. Unfortunately, many Houstonians are unaware of their rights under the Houston Sound Ordinance.


Read more

Why Sexual Assault Victims Should File A Civil Lawsuit

There are few things in life as violating as a sexual assault. Victims not only suffer physical injuries, but also suffer from extreme mental turmoil. Emotions and memories from the event can haunt victims for the rest of their lives and affect every relationship they have or try to establish. While nothing can take away the physical and emotional pain from the assault, victims can pursue compensation in a civil lawsuit, allowing them to take back control of their lives.


Read more