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Shock waves as leak shows Supreme Court poised to nullify Roe v. Wade and abortion rights

Demonstrators protest outside of the U.S. Supreme Court early Tuesday, May 3, 2022, after Politico obtained a draft opinion showing the justices are poised to overturn the landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade case that legalized abortion nationwide. Whatever the outcome, the leak represents an extremely rare breach of the court's secretive deliberation process, and on a case of surpassing importance. Jose Luis Magana / ASSOCIATED PRESS

WASHINGTON — Abortion foes have spent a half-century trying to overturn Roe v. Wade. And as conservatives wrested control of the Supreme Court, Roe’s defenders have warned with growing urgency that reproductive rights are teetering.

3 Errors to Avoid for your Green Card Process

As a person born outside of the United States who wishes to become a U.S. citizen through naturalization, you must obtain a green card if you want to move permanently to Texas or another part of the United States. Obtaining a green card is an important step in the immigration process. You may, however, do certain things that might put your green card at risk once you have it.

Employment Law Implications for Remote Work

The pandemic made many employers realize that they actually can do business with a remote staff, but there are still many issues to untangle as remote and/or hybrid work continues. To help attorneys understand the nuances of employment law for these new work situations, Rocky Dhir welcomes business and employment trial lawyer Trang Tran. They discuss how today’s common work situations interact with current laws and offer advice for protecting both employers and employees.

First-time DWI: How A Lawyer Can Help 

It’s a scary, confusing and stressful time for anyone who has been charged with their first-time DWI. You’ve probably had some serious consequences from the moment you were arrested, and those can be:

Addressing the Afterborn Child: Pretermitted child laws prevail

There’s nothing like a pretermitted child to disrupt an otherwise perfectly good estate plan.

In Texas, a “pretermitted child” is one that is born to or adopted by you after you execute your will. A pretermitted child gets special consideration under the law.

Deferred Adjudication: What is it?

Deferred adjudication is a type of probation that can help people with misdemeanor charges in Texas. It is also called deferred sentencing, which means the court will not sentence you until after you have successfully completed probation.

What’s Next for Texas, as neighboring New Mexico Legalizes Recreational Marijuana

AUSTIN (Nexstar/AP) — The U.S. House passed a bill Friday that would decriminalize marijuana nationwide, the patchwork of legalization efforts in neighboring Texas states is expanding, with New Mexico’s recreational program now in effect.

Texas Legislature is pushing teachers to the brink of stress as they add a new, unpaid training session

Texas Legislature is pushing teachers to the brink of stress as they add a new, unpaid training session to be completed of 60 to120 hours if they want to keep their jobs in 2023, while the state is suffering a huge teacher shortage at the moment.

How long does it take to remove a Misdemeanor 

There are many reasons why a person might be looking to get their criminal record expunged. If you have a misdemeanor on your criminal record, it could be preventing you from getting a job, renting an apartment, traveling abroad or even qualifying for insurance. It’s important to know what options are available to clear your criminal record, and which one is the most appropriate for you.

It’s Spring Cleaning Time – Time to Review Your Estate Planning

Estate Planning is the process of establishing a plan that covers what will happen to your assets and your family if you were unable to continue managing them.