Working with a knowledgeable, dependable law firm is key to the success of any dispute or transaction in the Texas legal arena. They vow to provide representation from a firm that is always accessible and that strives to produce the right results under tight deadlines and in stressful situations. With law offices in Austin and Houston, Sanchez & Farrar is ideally …
Family Lawyer | Austin, TX
Providing Legal Representation Services to the Austin, TX Community for Over 31 Years
For many years, attorney John L. Mendez has represented many individuals with family law matters. He pays attention to your needs, responds to your inquiries attentively, patiently, and compassionately. Attorney Mendez always gives you the added time and care that you and your case needs, which usually results in a satisfactory outcome for you. Attorney Mendez understands …
Family Lawyer | Serving Austin, TX
We Are Just as Committed to Resolving Your Legal Matter as You Are. The First Step Starts with An Email or Call to Our Law Firm.
At H. Bryan Hicks, Attorney at Law, we help people address difficult legal issues in family law, divorce, estate planning and probate. Serving individuals throughout Central Texas, we are known for our commitment to the unique needs of each client. Bryan Hicks brings more than 25 years of experience to every client matter, and is recognized for his thoughtful and creative …
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Plaintiff - a person or party who brings a lawsuit against another person(s) or party/parties in a court of law. Private persons or parties can only file suit in civil court.
Judgment - A decision of the court. Also known as a decree or order. Judgments handed down by the court are usually binding on the parties before the court.
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