Like other states, Texas takes domestic violence seriously on multiple levels. For instance, in addition to criminal charges, Texas family law judges have the authority to restrict custody, that is conservatorship, and visitation upon hearing credible evidence that domestic violence has occurred. This is true even if there has been no criminal charge against the suspect.
The holidays are a time for family. However, this can get a bit tricky when a child has parents in two different households.
A Killeen man now faces intoxication manslaughter and drunk driving charges in connection with a fatal accident a few weeks ago on a frontage road near Interstate 35. The accident happened in Georgetown, Texas, which is less than one hour from the Killeen and Fort Hood areas.
As is the case in other states, when a couple in Killeen or Fort Hood spit up either through a divorce or otherwise, property will often have to be divided between them.
In Texas, the winters usually do not get cold enough to necessitate heating your entire house, but you may get chilly enough to want to use a space heater to warm up a small area. It is crucial to understand the common hazards that space heaters present, especially if you are unaccustomed to using them.
According to recent statistics compiled by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, or NHTSA, there were over 37,000 deaths on the roads of Texas and the other states in 2017.
Whether you plan to stay in town or drive out of state to visit relatives, the upcoming holiday season is always full of traffic. Residents of Texas and elsewhere who are juggling their work and vacation schedules with packing, cooking, cleaning and trying to get everywhere on time are bound to be tired. When you combine exhaustion with driving, the results can be disastrous.