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“Grandparent Rights”
Jerry W. Tidwell, Jr.

In Texas, there is no specific “grandparent rights” statute that grants grandparents automatic custody or visitation rights. However, under certain circumstances, grandparents may be able to seek custody or visitation of their grandchildren through the courts. Texas law allows grandparents to file a lawsuit requesting access to their grandchildren if: In these cases, the court…

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Second DWI Offense in Texas: Laws and Penalties
Jerry W. Tidwell, Jr.

Being charged with a DWI–driving while intoxicated–charge, Texas’ equivalent of a DUI, is a serious offense. Being charged a second time, however, is even more concerning. If you are facing a second DWI in Texas, you need to understand the law and your options, and think seriously about retaining the counsel of an experienced Texas…

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What is the Difference Between Uncontested and Contested Divorce in Texas?
Jerry W. Tidwell, Jr.

Every divorce is different, and depending on your situation you and your spouse may either qualify for a contested or an uncontested divorce in Texas. There are very strict requirements for an uncontested divorce, so it is important that you speak with an experienced divorce attorney before you make this decision. At the Tidwell Law…

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