Why you should have a small business lawyer

I decided to expand my practice to help Houston small businesses approximately two years into my career. The biggest reason was that I got to experience first hand the ups and downs Read More

Business Lawyer Houston, TX

Should I form an LLC?

This article should be taken in a friendly tone yet my advice should be considered.

With the entrepreneurial spirit flowing amongst everybody nowadays, the smart ones should be asking “should I form an LLC to … Read More

Deferred Adjudication in Texas: 5 Things To Know

Many people have misconceptions about deferred adjudication probation in Texas. The most common misconception is that the offense is erased from your record if you successfully complete the deferred probation period. This Read More

Can a spouse drop domestic violence charges?

It is a familiar scene for a partner to seek help from the police in the heat of an argument, especially when they do not know how to calm a violent domestic situation. Read More

Zavala Texas Law

What is an Immigration Arrest and ICE Hold?

Immigration has been in the news a lot recently with ICE deportations. What a lot of the population doesn’t understand is how the deportation process works and what is an immigrant’s rights Read More

Immigration Law Houston

What is “chain migration”?

A common topic or word that comes up in the news when discussing immigration is “chain migration”. However, a lot of people don’t actually understand what chain migration is or what it’s referring to and Read More

EAD-Work Permit

Obtaining a work permit or an Employment Authorization Document

One of the biggest questions I get asked by clients from other countries is how can they obtain a work permit aka employment authorization document (EAD). The EAD is an ID Read More

Criminal Law Houston

What’s the difference between misdemeanor and felony in Texas?

In Texas, the criminal justice system divides crimes you can commit into two categories misdemeanors and felonies. Each of them carries different consequences and can affect you differently.

What is a

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Conditional Green Card

What are the two types of Green Cards?

When a person becomes a legal permanent resident they are given a physical identification card, the green card. Depending on which you were given you may need to handle them differently.

Conditional

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Citizenship application

How long does it take to apply for citizenship?

The last step of the immigration process is US citizenship. Legal Permanent Residents aka Green Card holders are allowed to apply for citizenship after 3 or 5 years of being a Read More