Why would a former spouse need alimony?

As Texas couples negotiate divorce settlements, the question of alimony might be one they ponder. While alimony is not awarded in all cases, it might be necessary for some situations, particularly if one spouse has been the stay-at-home parent and does not work or...

An overview of the appeals process

If you receive an unfavorable outcome in a criminal case, you have the right to appeal it. This means that you think that the judge or jury erred in such a way that it led to an improper decision. Let's take a closer look at what an appeal is, who can file one and...