Kids at summer camp: Fostering positive growth and development

Jun 10, 2016
Kids Summer Camp From Abilene to Austin and from Tyler to Terlingua, there are summer camps for Texan children that fit the bill for just about every kid and parent’s...

Texas trusts: Revocable and irrevocable treasure chests

Jun 3, 2016
What is a living revocable trust and why do we create them? A trust is a legal contract in which money or assets are positioned for the benefit of another,...

Privacy Invasion: Liability for accessing a spouse’s phone without consent

May 19, 2016
Under Texas law, reaffirmed in a recent case, your cell phone, when it is a smart phone, is considered a computer. Smart phones and devices that save information can help...

CPS in crisis? Should the state pay to increase professionalism?

May 10, 2016
Trusting in the system is not enough, when more could be done to improve the system and save lives. Texas Department of Family & Protective Services (DFPS) is often criticized...

Summer time possession schedules with Fort Worth Attorney Leslie Barrows

May 5, 2016
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...

What are geographic restriction orders affecting children in Texas family law cases?

Apr 21, 2016
One of the more contentious issues in Texas family law cases is where a child may travel and reside. Before the court makes any order regarding the child, both parents...

Texas wiretapping: One-party consent required to record conversations

Apr 14, 2016
Recording conversations, to use in legal strategy and submit as evidence in court, is illegal in the State of Texas, unless one party to the conversation consents. You may record...

PODCAST: Involuntary mental health commitments with Fort Worth Attorney Leslie Barrows

Apr 5, 2016
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...

Involuntary mental health commitments in Texas

Mar 31, 2016
Among individuals committing crimes and those with a criminal history, mental illness may be a commonly overlooked factor behind criminal conduct. Mental health problems, when untreated, can lead to imprisonment,...

Updating estate planning and insurance documents after divorce

Feb 25, 2016
Divorce and remarriage are significant events affecting estate planning and insurance plans and conditions. Texas law presumes that what is written in an individual’s will, trust, power of attorney, and...