Domestic Partnership in Texas

A domestic partnership is an agreement between two parties in a committed relationship. It is not recognized statewide in Texas, but there are a few selected Texas counties which do recognize domestic partnership agreements. Travis County is one of those counties, as well as most large cities like Dallas, Houston and San Antonio. It was…

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The Basics of the Temporary Restraining Order (TRO)

The end of a relationship can be very stressful. If one party in the relationship is hurt, they might try to continue to confront the party that has ended the relationship to try to persuade them to continue to stay in the relationship. It can sometimes be necessary to pursue a temporary restraining order (TRO). However, you might be wondering what exactly a temporary restraining order is, and what it can do. Here are the basics of the TRO and how it can help in sensitive family law situations.