Conservatorship is a US legal concept where a guardian and protector is appointed by a judge to manage the financial affairs and/or daily life of another due to physical or mental limitations, or old age. The conservator may be only of the “estate” (meaning financial affairs), but may be also of the “person,” when he/she takes charge of overseeing the daily activities, such as health care or living arrangements of the Conservatee.
In other legal terms, a conservatorship may refer to the legal responsibilities over a person who is mentally ill, incapacitated, or incapacitated, or in some other way unable to make legal, medical or financial decisions on behalf of themselves.
Conservatorship is a legal term referring to the legal responsibilities of a conservator over the affairs of a person who has been deemed gravely disabled by the court and unable to meet his or her basic needs of food, clothing, and shelter.
When someone needs to draft a legally binding document such as a contract, there are often financial considerations. It is important to have a lawyer help in the drafting of these documents and to have such documents reviewed by a lawyer prior to signing.
Immigration laws, regulated by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), cover the orderly immigration or visitation of foreign nationals into the United States. An immigrant is a person who wants to enter, live, and work in the U.S. indefinitely; whereas, temporary visitors are just that, temporary visitors. They wish to enter for a particular purpose, even stay for a period of years, but not stay indefinitely. Immigration is a highly complex area of law and may include such areas as; entrance eligibility, reunification with family, work/study, or refuge/asylum.
Mediation is a confidential process used to resolve conflicts in an amicable manner. An impartial mediator directs the process and facilitates the communication between the parties in order to explore solutions and reach a mutually satisfactory agreement.
The objective of mediation is for parties in conflict to participate in good faith in a dialogue regarding their dispute, to present their points of view and to explore options for settlement in an effort to reach a mutually satisfactory resolution of their dispute.
The mediator welcomes the participants and explains the mediation process, the mediators role in the process and the rules for mediation. The participants present the issues they want to resolve, explore their interests and options and look for a mutual resolution. If the parties reach an agreement and sign it, the agreement may have the validity of a contract.
A mediator is an impartial third party who is trained to listen to the parties, clarify the parties’ issues and facilitate communication to help the participants negotiate in a flexible, private setting.
Conflicts between neighbors, families, merchants and consumers, landlords and tenants, employers and employees and other disputes are appropriate for mediation.
Mediation is voluntary, flexible, economic, fast and confidential. If an agreement is reached, everyone wins.
In Texas, traffic ticket fines vary by county. For example, running a red light in Bexar County won’t cost the same as running one in Travis County. Additionally, different counties might charge different fees. To ensure you pay the proper amount, check the total fines listed on your traffic citation. Any additional questions should be directed to the specific county court named on the traffic ticket.
After getting a traffic ticket, you must decide how you will plead. You have three options: guilty, no contest or not guilty. The first two options require you to pay the ticket on or before your scheduled court appearance. If you decide to plead not guilty, learn more on how to fight your traffic ticket. No matter how you decide to plead, just be sure you do so by the date listed on your citation. Ignoring the traffic ticket could lead to a warrant for your arrest.
It is recommended that you consult with an attorney before taking any action.
The state of Texas provides several veteran benefits. This section offers a brief description of each of the following benefits.
- Veteran Housing Benefits
- Veteran Financial Assistance Benefits
- Veteran Education Benefits
- Veteran Employment Benefits
- Other State Sponsored Veteran Benefits