Author: Leslie Barrows

Family Violence and Protective Orders in Texas

Oct 22, 2015
The Barrows Firm Law Review is a monthly Internet radio show podcast featuring information about Texas family, criminal, juvenile, probate and estate planning law and events. Attorney Leslie Barrows is...

Rodriguez v. United States: Police need reasonable suspicion to extend traffic stops to conduct a drug dog sniff

Oct 20, 2015
Motorists in Texas have added constitutional protections during traffic stops after the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) tightened the law on April 25, 2015, in the 6-3 opinion...

New Texas law on family violence and protective orders

Oct 7, 2015
A protective order is granted to a petitioner, “if the court finds that family violence has occurred and is likely to occur in the future.[i]” As of September 1, 2015,...

Changes to Texas Spousal Maintenance Law

Sep 24, 2015
Among the new laws taking effect this month is House Bill 901, containing changes to the Texas spousal maintenance law. There are additional eligibility conditions in the additions to the...

Estate Planning For Everyone: Wills, Estate Planning and Probate Law and Litigation with Attorney Tylene Di Sciullo

Sep 17, 2015
The Barrows Firm Law Review is a monthly Internet radio show podcast featuring information about Texas family, criminal, juvenile, probate and estate planning law and events. Attorney Tylene Di Sciullo...

Jury trials in Texas divorce and family law

Aug 27, 2015
The Texas Family Code identifies several elements of a divorce and family law case that can be tried before a jury, seeking a verdict that the court will not overturn,...

Diversion Programs: Giving good people a chance with Fort Worth, Texas criminal law attorney Sherry Armstrong

Aug 25, 2015
The Barrows Firm Law Review is a monthly Internet radio show podcast featuring information about Texas family, criminal, juvenile, probate and estate planning law and events. Attorney Sherry Armstrong is...

Texas wills and estate planning for everyone, all adults

Aug 13, 2015
Why do people wait for a vacation overseas to contact their family attorney to update their wills and estate planning documents? Leaving a friend or neighbor in charge of taking...

What can a parent or guardian expect when CPS investigates a report of child abuse and neglect?

Jul 30, 2015
Child abuse and neglect are serious concerns and it is the job of Child Protective Services (“CPS”) to respond to complaints alleging abuse and neglect. CPS is the administrative agency...

Tarrant County child abuse cases take all forms

Jun 4, 2015
The recent newspaper headline was alarming: “Tarrant County leads Texas in Child Abuse Cases.” The Fort Worth Star-Telegram went on to report that the number of child abuse victims in...