Spanish-speaking woman in her late 50s needs assistance with finalizing a divorce. There are no minor children of the marriage. Client has already filed for divorce, and her husband has signed a waiver of service. There are two pieces of real property purchased during the marriage. One property is located in Pasadena, and per client, they have agreed to sell and split the proceeds; however, husband continues to reside in the home. One property is located in Mexico, and client does not have any interest and will transfer title to her husband. There are also two vehicles, which they would each like to keep the one in their possession.
The client is seeking legal services for guardianship of her disabled daughter who is turning 18 this year. The proposed ward has autism, speech impairment and epilepsy. Proposed ward has very limited speech. She mostly has to point to things to show what she wants. The client helps proposed ward eat and bathe. Proposed ward is unable to go to the bathroom by herself. Client performs most daily functions for proposed ward. Alternatives to guardianship likely are not an option as proposed ward cannot sign or understand what she is signing. There are three adult siblings of the proposed ward and her biological father.
Disabled woman in her early 60s needs assistance with obtaining a divorce from her abusive spouse. There are no children of the marriage. They do not own any real property, and there are two vehicles in spouse’s possession. Client would like to obtain a vehicle, and her spouse has indicated some agreement that he would assist. Additionally, when client left spouse, she was not able to take any of her possessions. While client understands that she is not entitled to spousal maintenance, she would like to receive some resources due to loss of her personal property. Spouse has made threatening statements to client and her family in the past. Client has filed previously filed twice before, and in both instances, spouse has refused to cooperate.
Married woman in her early 70s needs assistance to obtain a will and other estate planning documents. Client would like the peace of mind that comes with knowing her affairs will be in order in the event of her untimely death or incapacity.
Disabled, separated man in his early 50s needs assistance to obtain clear title to his late grandfather's property in order for the City of Houston to complete repairs of Harvey-related fire damage. Client lives with relatives and wants to move into the home once repairs are finished.
Disabled woman in her early 50s needs assistance with a probate probate or probate alternative for her mother's estate, as necessary, who passed in 2018. Related Cases for father (20-0860212) and sister (20-0860221).