Overview The CARES Act is intended to be a broad economic stimulus and relief package.  In addition to benefits-related issues, it includes relief for businesses, cash assistance for individual taxpayers, public health provisions and other provisions.  The Senate hopes to vote on March 25. Once the bill moves through the Senate, the House ...

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Estate Planning Brought to the Forefront

Estate Planning Documents

Given the medically based impetus for this current societal and  home-based lifestyle, it brings to the forefront the need to deal with your estate planning. Our trusts and estates practitioners often get phone calls around the new year when people make resolutions to get their affairs in order or in the summer when couples go on trips withou...

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Chris Oldner Available As Special Judge

During this time of uncertainty and courthouse closures, retired Senior District Judge Chris Oldner, now a shareholder at Albin Oldner Law, is available to serve as a Special Judge to hear contested matters, in family law  and any other civil cases.  Chapter 151 of the Texas Civil Practice and Remedies Code (see below) allows any matt...

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Emergency Standing Order From Collin County District Courts Regarding Possession Schedule During School Closures

Standing Order Regarding Child Possession Schedule The Collin County District Courts have issued an Emergency Standing Order Regarding Possession Schedules as applied to Child Custody and Visitation schedules during the Coronavirus pandemic. We have republished the text below and the PDF version for your review. COLLIN COUNTY DISTRICT COURT...

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Family Violence in the Time of Quarantine

Attorney Monica Peters

COVID-19 > Social Distancing > Family Violence Social distancing has become the new normal here in North Texas and across most of the United States as we work together to stop or slow down COVID-19. This necessary evil has given rise to an increase in another scourge, family violence.  Police in North Texas report an increase in dome...

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Albin Oldner COVID-19 Operating Notice

As we all monitor the headlines regarding the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) and the actions of our government, educational institutions and the advice of our World Health Organization (“WHO”) and Center for Disease Control and Prevention (“CDC”), please be assured that Albin Oldner Law takes this rapidly evolving situation very seri...

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