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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…

Who Gets Custody of the Children?

Who Gets Custody of the Children?

  • May 5th, 2015
  • Cheryl McGirr
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Often times, clients will come in and want to talk about custody.  Well, in Texas we call it conservatorship, and for the lay person, it means basically the same thing.  The issues below are all part of the conservatorship issues…

Did You Forget To Pay A Ticket?

Did You Forget To Pay A Ticket?

  • April 28th, 2015
  • Cheryl McGirr
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Driving While License Invalid (DWLI)– if it happens to you once – you get a ticket.  If it happens again – guess what?  You can go to jail!  It’s a Class B Misdemeanor when someone has previously been convicted for…

Trust

Trust

  As I was working on a case today, going through some very intimate details of my client’s life, I was struck again, hard, by the amount of trust my clients place in me. The details I require about my…

Remembering Judge Mark Silverstone

Remembering Judge Mark Silverstone

  • November 17th, 2014
  • Cheryl McGirr
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When a person becomes a judge, whether elected or appointed, the honor of the position becomes permanently attached to that person.  It is one thing to see the title above the position in a letterhead or at the bottom of…