Trick or Treat?

Attention trick-or-treaters and Halloween enthusiasts alike: Halloween is a night of fun, but also presents peril. While kids are excitedly anticipating the moment they get to become their favorite Disney princess or Marvel superhero, parents and homeowners more generally should be thinking about the safety of trick-or-treaters. Those who are informed about potential risks and…

Picking Up the Pieces

“As it turns out, the world of moral absolutes is ill-suited to divorce. It isn’t a question of good/bad, success/failure, right/wrong. It is a recognition that what existed is irretrievably broken and that something else must be built in its place.” http://www.nytimes.com/2015/09/27/fashion/from-divorce-a-fractured-beauty.html Going through a divorce—especially one that involves children—causes emotional and mental turmoil for…

Houston 911, We Have a Problem

If they can, 911 operators are supposed to offer a sliver of hope in what is often a terrifying and potentially life threatening situation. However, one 911 operator in Houston is being charged after allegedly hanging up on callers during emergencies because she was not in the mood to help, according to police in Houston,…

Child-Related Issues to Consider When Getting Divorced or Modifying your Parenting Plan

Below you will find a few checklists for issues to discuss with your co-parent or attorney when you are reviewing your divorce decree or parenting plan. Decision Making & Communication for the Children: Medical treatment & emergencies Psychological or psychiatric treatment Educational plans / progress Childcare plans Extracurricular activities Religious training Travel plans and passports…

Road Construction Ahead Sign

Attention Southeast Houston Commuters

Attention Southeast Houston Commuters: congestion on the interchange of Interstate 610 Loop and Interstate 45 South will get worse before it gets better. The Texas Transportation Commission approved five new construction projects in Southeast Harris County during their recent August meeting. The projects awarded totaled more than $78 million. The largest of the five projects…