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Rainy Weather and Car Accidents

The U.S. Department of Transportation reports that more than 5.8 million car crashes occur every year. Approximately 21 percent of those are due to bad weather, including snow, ice, wind, and rain. Rainy weather and wet pavement are the top two hazardous conditions, causing more … [Read More...]

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Marijuana and Family Law – The State Can Take Your Children over Marijuana

Marijuana has an unusual place in the law and in our opinions about parents.  Here in Texas possession of small amounts of Marijuana is a Class B Misdemeanor like Driving While Intoxicated.  While in other states like Colorado or Washington, possession of what would be felony amounts of Marijuana products here is totally legal.  This differing treatment of the same substance leads to a great deal … [Read More...]

Contrasting the Perverse Incentive of Family Law and Collaborative Divorce

The Conflict Incentive There is a dirty secret in some family law cases, one that clients only learn about long after they’ve retained counsel, and sometimes only after they look back at the pain, stress, and expense of their divorce. The secret is that some family lawyers have a perverse incentive. Attorneys bill clients by the hour to solve their problems. That means they get paid more if the … [Read More...]

Texas Rising Star Joins Springer and Lyle Law Firm

Denton Attorney Joins Springer & Lyle Law Firm Daniel Abasolo, a Denton attorney, is joining the Springer and Lyle, LLP.   Abasolo returns to the firm after spending some time at a larger firm and then operating his own private practice.  Abasolo was a member of Springer Lyle in 2012 and rejoins to focus on family law and business transactions.  He has focused much of his career on family … [Read More...]

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Driving and Prescription Drugs

Driving while intoxicated does not just mean driving under the influence of alcohol or illegal drugs. Driving under the influence of a prescription drug that affects “the normal use of mental or … [Read More...]

Road Construction and Car Accidents

The Texas Department of Transportation (TDOT) reports that in 2017, there were 27,148 road construction accidents across the state of Texas. It has been reported that more than three people every … [Read More...]