Counselor at Law

An Attorney’s Role as Counselor at Law — What Does That Mean?

While sitting in a team meeting recently, one of our attorneys glanced up at their law license on the wall and noticed the words “Attorney and Counselor at Law” staring back at them. The “counselor” aspect has always been a trademark of our client-focused approach at Nelson Law Group, PC, though many people new to…

Settle Out of Court

Family Law: Is it Better to Settle Out of Court or Go to Court?

If you are a party in a family law case, there are generally two ways to approach the matter: settle out of court or go to court. But many people might wonder if one option is better than the other. After all, a well-negotiated settlement – child custody or property division, for example — could…

Breach of Contract

What Does Breach of Contract Mean?

Over the past 15 years, Mike has become known around town as a good, honest, reliable, and reasonably priced residential painter. In fact, there are not many homes in his immediate area that he has not touched up, and his Google reviews have been going through the roof. That is why it was so shocking…

Held in Contempt of Court

4 Easy Ways to Avoid Being Held in Contempt of Court

The Texas Supreme Court defines contempt as “disobedience to or disrespect of a court by acting in opposition to its authority.” Basically, you did something inside or outside of a courtroom to disobey or disrespect a judge and obstruct the proper administration of justice. So what is the best way to avoid being held in…

Blog Posts About Lawyers

12 Useful Blog Posts About Lawyers and How to Find the Right One for Your Situation

We all face situations in life where we ask ourselves, “Is it time to hire a lawyer?” Perhaps it was a car accident, and you are worried about protecting your rights as the victim. It could be that your spouse of 15 years has filed for divorce, and you are unsure what to do next.…