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¿Tengo que estar casado para adoptar un niño en Texas?

¿Tengo que estar casado para adoptar un niño en Texas?

  • October 15th, 2020
  • Cheryl McGirr
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Ley Familiar – Adopción / Adopción de una niña en Texas En Texas, ninguna ley indica que una persona debe estar casada para adoptar.  Muchas agencias o profesionales en adopción pueden tener preferencias o requisitos respecto a parejas casadas o solteros.     Sin embargo, en Texas, una…

Ever wonder if you are required to be married to adopt a child in Texas?

Ever wonder if you are required to be married to adopt a child in Texas?

  • October 9th, 2020
  • Cheryl McGirr
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Family Law – Adoption  / Adopting / Adopt a child in Texas In Texas, no law states that a person must be married to adopt. Many adoption professionals and agencies may have preferences or adoption requirements regarding married couples versus individuals. …

Cheryl McGirr’s AMA: Ask Me – a Lawyer – Anything

Cheryl McGirr’s AMA: Ask Me – a Lawyer – Anything

  • May 20th, 2020
  • Cheryl McGirr
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Ask a Lawyer Anything? Have you ever had a question you would like to ask a lawyer but didn’t really have access to one? Well now you do (remember, the answers will be public).  Each week, Cheryl is going in…

When giving up your rights is better

When giving up your rights is better

  • July 21st, 2016
  • Cheryl McGirr
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Is giving up your rights better? Sometimes. Sometimes, it’s just better to give up something you’re legally entitled to. That doesn’t sound like what you’d expect a lawyer to say – but I’m saying it.  And more lawyers should. There…

Where there’s a will, there’s a way

Where there’s a will, there’s a way

  • July 7th, 2016
  • Cheryl McGirr
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I wrapped up five Will Packages today.  Each one was different from the others but they all achieve their goal – they will convey the client’s property where HE (or she as the case may be) wants it to go…

Just Tell the Truth

Just Tell the Truth

  • June 15th, 2015
  • Cheryl McGirr
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We live in a society that seems to have forgotten how to tell the truth. “If an offense come out of the truth, better is it that the offense come than that the truth be concealed.” – Thomas Hardy Some folks…

Oh Be Careful Little Fingers What you Type!

Oh Be Careful Little Fingers What you Type!

  • May 12th, 2015
  • Cheryl McGirr
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As a child, I attended Sunday School and learned the most beneficial songs!  One was (and I am guessing at the name here) “Oh Be Careful”.  The verses went something like this: “Oh be careful little eyes what you see…

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