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  • Pain After a Car Accident

    After an accident, pain is a common issue that many people must manage. Pain sometimes can be detected right away and treated immediately with medication. At other times, pain may appear later or may develop into a chromic problem that needs medical attention over a long period of time. That is why pain management is an integral part in the treatment of automobile accident injuries. Pain ...
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  • Texas Standard Possession Order

    Often times during a divorce or child custody dispute, parents have a hard time understanding what the Texas Standard Possession Order (Texas SPO) is. The Texas SPO is designed to help both parents have an active role in their child’s life that is also in the best interest of the child. Often times the Texas SPO is written into court orders for parents to follow when it comes to visitation with ...
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  • Why Wait to File a Lawsuit in a Car Accident Case

    After an accident, you might be tempted to go straight to the courthouse and file a lawsuit against the other party. While it may seem like a logical step, many cases can be settled without ever stepping foot into court. An experienced attorney will contact the at-fault driver’s insurance company and start the process of initiating a claim. The attorney will handle all the necessary medical ...
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  • Best Interest of the Child

    During a divorce or custody case the court often looks at what is the best interest of the child. While on the surface the concept may seem simple, many factors are taken into consideration when considering what is best for the child. The court will primarily be looking at the essential needs of the child and what will help the child develop and achieve their maximum potential. Parents will need ...
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  • Texas Standard Child Custody Agreement

    Law about Texas visitation and custody schedules are found in Title 5 Chapter 153 of the Texas Family Code. Instead of using the terms custody and visitation, Texas uses the terms possession and access. The access and possession schedule shows when each parent has time with the child. Ideally, both parents can make a schedule together and submit it to the court. If the court agrees with the ...
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  • Should I Hire an Attorney for my Car Accident?

    Following an accident, you may be asking yourself if you have a possible claim. Often immediately after a car accident you may think that damages and injuries are minor and pursing a personal injury claim may not be worth your time. However, following some accidents injuries may not present themselves immediately. Sometimes serious injuries such as brain trauma and spinal injury do not become ...
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  • Military Dependent ID Cards and Divorce

    With having such a large Army installation close to Killeen, we are often asked how eligibility for a dependent ID card is changed by divorce. While a dependent of a service member, you may enjoy some privileges such as healthcare, commissary, and exchange access. Here, we will explain how those privileges change based upon a divorce from active duty soldiers. Reserve and National Guard dependent ...
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  • Fast Uncontested Divorce & Mediation Solutions

    Once you and your spouse decide that your marriage should be dissolved, you probably do not want to spend too much time together, understandably so. Wouldn’t it be nice if you could find a fast path to a finalized divorce that did not waste your time, cost a stack of court fees, and made the whole thing relatively painless? If you are willing to use mediation, this situation might be less idealism ...
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  • Stay Connected with Barbara A. Weaver Attorney at Law

    At Barbara A. Weaver Attorney at Law, our Killeen lawyer provides legal counsel for both personal injury and family law matters. If you have benefited from our firm’s legal services in the past or are currently looking for an attorney to assist you, please don’t hesitate to connect with us online. Contact Barbara A. Weaver Attorney at Law 202 W Central Texas Expressway, Killeen, TX 76541 Phone: ...
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  • An Overview of United States Military Ranks

    In the military, enlisted service members of all three branches are subject to a rank hierarchy indicating their status, experience, and pay grade. Each branch of the military has a separate hierarchy, with each separate category having its own authority structure. Rank is more than just an indicator of who salutes whom, but rather a badge of leadership and responsibility. The basic hierarchy of ...
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  • Did you Have Trouble with Visitation This Holiday?

    Did you encounter any difficulties regarding visitation schedules this past holiday season? Has your former spouse knowingly disobeyed your court ordered arrangement? If so, you may be able to seek to enforce your visitation agreement. Under most circumstances, the courts can enforce these orders by charging a noncompliant parent with contempt of court. If found guilty of contempt, a person can ...
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  • What to Expect When Going Through a Divorce

    If you and your spouse should unfortunately come to the decision to legally end your marriage, it is important that you have a basic understanding of Texas law and divorce . In order to file, you must be a Texas resident for a minimum of six months and have been residing in your current county for at least 90 days. If you and your spouse want to file for divorce, you must first complete the ...
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  • Steps to Take After Being Hit by a Drunk Driver

    A collision with an intoxicated driver can be a shocking experience. If you or a loved one should ever be involved in a drunk driving accident , there are several things that you can do to control the situation and strengthen your chances of filing a successful personal injury claim. 1. Seek Medical Help The first thing that you should do immediately following a collision is tend to the injuries ...
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  • What Happens After Divorce Papers are Served?

    Once divorce papers have been served in Texas, the next step is to participate in a discovery period. This involves bringing forth all pertinent information and documents about the couple’s shared assets. Depending on the level of cooperation between you and your spouse during this time, it is usually determined whether your divorce will be contested or uncontested. In an uncontested divorce, the ...
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