My Child Needs Surgery—Who Pays the Uninsured Medical Expenses?

June 6th, 2022 by Tad Nelson in Child Support

Any medical crisis involving your children is stressful. As parents, the last thing you want to think about is money, but it’s unavoidable: someone must pay for medical care. As part of your divorce, the judge probably assigned to one parent the responsibility to buy medical and dental insurance. But even the most generous insurance […]

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Should Texas Nurses Be Worried about Criminal Negligent Homicide Charges?

June 6th, 2022 by Tad Nelson in Criminal Defense

The prosecution of a nurse in Tennessee for negligent homicide has raised alarm in the medical community. Nurses and other concerned medical professionals have protested the prosecution, which resulted in a guilty verdict and three years of probation. They claim that charging nurses for medical errors will create an incentive to hide mistakes, which could […]

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Galveston Woman’s Joyride on Stolen Yacht Results in Arrest

May 19th, 2022 by Tad Nelson in Criminal Defense

According to CW 39 Houston, a 45-year-old woman was recently arrested for stealing a 52-foot yacht from a dock at Heard’s Lane in Galveston. She apparently enjoyed a “joyride” on the stolen Jefferson Monticello yacht named Loyalty before Galveston police called in the U.S. Coast Guard for assistance in picking her up. The yacht’s owners […]

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Don’t Talk to the Police without a Galveston Defense Attorney Present

May 5th, 2022 by Tad Nelson in Criminal Defense

Perhaps nothing is as terrifying as being arrested. Many law-abiding citizens have never had handcuffs slapped on them, and they will do anything to be free so they can return to their families. After taking a suspect into custody, police usually usher them into a room for an interrogation. Believe it or not, this is […]

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How to Find the Best Criminal Defense Attorney in Houston

May 5th, 2022 by Tad Nelson in Criminal Defense

Houston has thousands of attorneys, but which one is the right lawyer for your criminal case? At The Law Offices of Tad Nelson & Associates, we’ve practiced criminal law for decades and understand the legal landscape better than most. Below, we highlight steps you should take to find the best Houston criminal defense attorney for […]

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How to Get Galveston Child Support when Your Ex is Paid Under the Table

May 5th, 2022 by Tad Nelson in Child Support

One strategy many parents use to evade paying child support is to get paid “under the table”—meaning, their employer usually pays in cash and doesn’t report the wages to the IRS. Because no one sees the money, your ex doesn’t report it as income to the court. These under-the-table arrangements are fairly common in some […]

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Can I Stop Alimony when My Ex Moves in with Someone?

April 29th, 2022 by Tad Nelson in Family Law

Texas law is crystal clear that spousal maintenance obligations end when the dependent spouse remarries. However, in this day and age, many people just move in together and avoid another trip down the aisle. Is cohabitation enough to end alimony? Actually, it is. Texas law also states that the obligation to pay spousal maintenance ends […]

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Can You Start Dating Before Your Divorce is Finalized?

April 6th, 2022 by Tad Nelson in Divorce

One of the benefits of getting divorced is the ability to finally re-enter the dating scene in search of true love. However, dating before your Houston divorce is finalized is risky. It can definitely impact a final divorce settlement, in particular the division of community property and alimony. If you date while married, it is […]

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What is the Difference Between Assault and Aggravated Assault?

March 24th, 2022 by Tad Nelson in Assault

In Houston, a person can face assault charges for many different types of alleged criminal behavior, including offenses that would constitute “battery” in other states. To be clear, both assault and battery are part of the assaultive offenses specified in the Texas Penal Code. Depending upon the circumstances of your case, as well as your […]

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Common Defense Strategies When You Are Facing Criminal Charges

March 11th, 2022 by Tad Nelson in Criminal Defense

When you are facing criminal charges in League City or Galveston, it is critical to hire an experienced and aggressive Texas criminal defense attorney who can work with you to develop the strongest possible defense strategy to help you avoid a conviction. As your lawyer will discuss with you, defense strategies are specific to the […]

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