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...

Student truancy is no longer a criminal offense in Texas

Jul 20, 2015
Truancy is no longer a criminal offense, effective September 1, 2015 as Texas students go back to school. There are more than 5 million students enrolled in public schools in...

Family law attorney joins The Barrows Firm

Jun 8, 2015
The Barrows Firm, which has offices in Tarrant and Denton counties, has added another dedicated advocate for families confronting legal issues. Lyndsay A. Newell, a 2012 Texas Wesleyan University School...

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...

As heard on The Ticket…

Apr 13, 2015
Recently, The Barrows Firm recorded radio spots on The Ticket. It was exciting to hear them on the radio for the first time. What’s more gratifying, however, is helping those who are going...

Teen Court Teaches Life Lessons

Apr 9, 2015
Susie got caught stealing from Walmart. Johnny got busted for drinking at a high school party.  Jane sped through a stop sign – without a driver’s license. Good kids make...

Crusading for Komen

Apr 1, 2015
Crusading for Komen Life isn’t about the destination. It’s about what you did on the journey. Giving back to the community is very important to me. I am especially passionate...