From all of us here at Hammerle Finley Law Firm, we would like to you wish you and your family a happy and safe 4th of July! Want to receive our monthly email newsletter or book one of our attorneys for a speaking engagement? Email LegalTalkTexas@Hammerle.com and let us know how we can help. The information contained in this article is general information only and does not constitute legal … [Read more...] about Happy 4th of July!
TRS, 70 years old and on Medicare, went to the hospital ER with chest pains. After running some tests, the ER doctor was concerned and decided that TRS needed to spend a day or two at the hospital. TRS was put in a hospital room and hooked up to an IV and monitor. Three days later, feeling much better, he was released. Then he got the bill and suffered a real heart attack. It … [Read more...] about The Horrors of Observation Status
We’re really happy and proud to report that three of our attorneys – Virginia Hammerle, Mark L. Scroggins, and Robert S. Morris – are ranked on the annual list of Super Lawyers, an independent rating service that evaluates exceptional attorneys in more than 70 specialty areas. Ms. Hammerle was recognized in the business litigation area. Mr. Scroggins was recognized in the family law practice … [Read more...] about Three Attorneys Named Texas Super Lawyers
Don’t get fooled by impressive-sounding credentials like these: • Certified senior adviser • Certified retirement financial adviser • Certified retirement counselor • Registered financial gerontologist They look good, but only take a few days to earn. In contrast, these credentials require a college degree and years of study: • Certified financial planner • Chartered financial … [Read more...] about CSA OR CFP WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE?
Dogs, cats, horses, iguanas, parrots. What will happen to your pets when you die? This is a big issue. Even the Texas Supreme Court has recognized the strong ties between owners and pets. Justice Willett, writing for the Court in Strickland v. Medlen, said “Over 50% of pet owners say they would rather be stranded on a deserted island with a dog or cat than with a human.... American pets now … [Read more...] about Pet Trusts in Texas