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Prenuptial Agreement

Prenuptial Agreement

The attorneys of Karnes Legal Services recognize the delicate nature of the issues involved in a prenuptial agreement. There are many misconceptions about prenuptial agreements and the purposes for entering into such a written contract with your soon to be spouse. A prenuptial agreement is a contract entered into before marriage which specifies in writing the intentions of the betrothed couple, the individual property of each person after marriage and the conditions relating to joint or marital property. A prenuptial agreement also dictates the rights of each spouse in the event of marital dissolution by divorce or death. Why Have a Prenuptial Agreement? Often people are very reluctant and wary of prenuptial agreements, believing the only reason to enter such a contract is in the event of divorce. No one wants to enter into marriage thinking that it will end in divorce. From a spiritual and emotional standpoint marriage is a most...
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Juvenile Delinquency

Juvenile Delinquency

Has your child been accused of a crime? Are you concerned about what may happen if your child is convicted? Criminal convictions, even of a minor offense, can haunt your child for years—making it difficult to get into college or secure a job. An act of delinquency is handled much differently than an adult crime. Juvenile courts have a unique set of rules for processing and sentencing. When your child has been charged with juvenile delinquency—anything from ignoring curfew, underage alcohol consumption, to armed robbery—you need the assistance of an experienced juvenile defense lawyer who understands the juvenile system and can develop a defense strategy to protect your child. At Karnes Legal Services, our attorneys will dissect the charges against your child to refute them. We can recommend alternative sentencing options that keep your child out of juvenile detention. Juvenile Matters - An Overview Read more No comments

Landlord Tenant

Landlord Tenant

Angry tenants have been heard to say: "There is no such thing as a good landlord." Frustrated landlords have been heard to say: "I have never had a good tenant." Neither statement is actually true. What is true is that wherever there are contracts, agreements, monies exchanged for services, and property owners and renters, there are bound to be contract disputes and disagreements and landlord-tenant disputes. If you are embarking on a new business venture and need an attorney to draft or review your lease, or your residential tenant has not paid rent and you are seeking an eviction, or you are a commercial tenant whose landlord has not performed adequate maintenance, Karnes Legal Services can help. We represent both commercial and residential landlords and tenants. We aggressively and swiftly move to provide our landlord or tenant clients with legal services, including:
  • Drafting, reviewing and negotiating lease agreements
  • Overstaying actions and evictions
  • Contract enforcement
  • Forcible detainers
  • Wrongful eviction
  • Nonpayment...
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