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Elder Law Terminology 101

Posted by Kimberly D. Moss | Oct 15, 2019 | 0 Comments

When discussing how to help your elderly parents, friends, and loved ones, often attorneys and other professionals will use legalese to describe specific people, places, and things. We are here to help you decipher these legal terms so that you understand what we are discussing before we meet wit...

Your Mom is Diagnosed with Dementia: What Now?

Posted by Kimberly D. Moss | Oct 02, 2019 | 0 Comments

If someone in your life has been diagnosed with dementia, please know that we fully understand it is difficult news to digest, and no one prepares you to take care of your parents or elderly loved ones. However, you have some important decisions to make and factors to consider. To be clear, demen...

Culture Wars: The Quasi Legal Status of Marijuana

Posted by Kimberly D. Moss | Feb 03, 2017 | 0 Comments

About a year ago I attended an annual conference of Texas prosecutors in South Padre Island, Texas. At this conference, a legal expert from Colorado discussed the issues his state was facing in effectively enforcing the law that made cannabis legal and rained down tourism money from legal sales. ...

A Moment of Gratitude

Posted by Kimberly D. Moss | Nov 23, 2016 | 0 Comments

Do you spend more time with your coworkers than you do with your family?  If you do, have you ever stopped to consider why that may be the case?  The West is a culture preoccupied with work. While I love the fast-paced nature of the legal field, it's crucial that I take the time to reflect on why...

Do I Have a Case? 3 Ways to Find Out

Posted by Kimberly D. Moss | Sep 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

Although my practice focuses primarily on family law, I receive many questions about the law in general. One of the most popular questions I'm asked is, “Do I have a case?” More often than not, the answer to this question depends on many factors that may not be readily apparent to the person aski...

Back to School: Beyond Meet the Teacher

Posted by Kimberly D. Moss | Aug 22, 2016 | 0 Comments

This week many Houston children are heading back to school, so many of my friends and relatives are posting adorable photos of their kids in their first day of school gear headed back into the classroom. Understandably this is an exciting time, and everyone has high hopes for the new school year....

3 Tips for Parents Going Through Divorce

Posted by Kimberly D. Moss | Jul 20, 2016 | 0 Comments

In my practice, I see many people at their absolute worst. Their marriage is over, and they're coming to me for advice and counsel during the divorce process. Some of those people have children which further complicates matters. How does one navigate the divorce process without taking their child...

Easy Target for Identity Theft Update

Posted by Kimberly D. Moss | Jun 24, 2016 | 0 Comments

Less than a week after writing a blog about staying safe online and protecting your confidential information from thieves, I made a rookie mistake. It's embarrassing to admit that even though I know better, every now and then I throw caution to the wind and make a payment online using an unsecure...

Are You an Easy Target for Identity Theft?

Posted by Kimberly D. Moss | Jun 04, 2016 | 0 Comments

In the course of my practice, I have met some lovely people facing unfortunate circumstances. No one is thrilled about filing for consumer bankruptcy, but that feeling is multiplied ten fold when it is due to someone else ruining your finances. Within the past few years, I've met an increasing nu...

Free Wills Month: Your Mortality? It’s Not Morbid.

Posted by Kimberly D. Moss | May 13, 2016 | 0 Comments

This month for the entire month of May, this law office is participating in a campaign known as Free Wills Month. Anyone over the age of 55 years old (or married to someone 55 and up) can get a FREE consultation with us to prepare a simple will. For those of you who follow the blog, you may remem...

Doing Well by Doing Good

Posted by Kimberly D. Moss | Mar 06, 2016 | 0 Comments

March is an important month in my life. I was born on March 19th, and as my birthday approaches, my desire to make good on the New Years promises I made to myself is renewed. One of those beginning of the year promises involved spending more time in service to others, outside of my professional o...

New Year New Beginnings

Posted by Kimberly D. Moss | Jan 07, 2016 | 0 Comments

As we enter into a new year, it's always tempting to think about how things will be different this year. Almost everyone I know has some version of a New Years resolution (including me), but on the eve of one of my very good friends getting married, I wanted to share a few thoughts on new beginni...

What Happened to Thanksgiving?

Posted by Kimberly D. Moss | Nov 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

As I was getting ready for a holiday party a few days ago, I noticed all of the TV ads were about Black Friday sales, Veteran's Day blow-out specials, and Christmas close-outs. Every few minutes, these advertisements were clamoring for my attention. My sweetheart yelled at me from the other room,...

3 Scary Halloween Facts

Posted by Kimberly D. Moss | Oct 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

Halloween is right around the corner, so I thought it would be fun to celebrate the season with a few little known facts about the holiday. Whether you celebrate with costumes, decorations, and a posse of trick-or-treaters or simply leave the porch light on to pass out candy, these are a few thin...

The Challenge Presented by Difficult Clients

Posted by Kimberly D. Moss | Oct 09, 2015 | 0 Comments

This week I've been confronted by the reality that a large part of what I do involves dealing with people at their worst. My clients are going through divorce. Some are facing bankruptcy. Others have been personally injured, and still others are facing jail time. Stress can do a number on a perso...

4 Things You Need to Know about Plea Bargains

Posted by Kimberly D. Moss | Sep 11, 2015 | 0 Comments

While my practice doesn't focus exclusively on criminal law issues, I do take criminal court appointments and receive questions about this area of law quite frequently from my friends and family. Bad things happen to good people, and my hope is that, no matter what challenge arises, my blog can b...

Should I Hire a Lawyer or Handle It on My Own?

Posted by Kimberly D. Moss | Aug 11, 2015 | 0 Comments

I get asked this question in different ways from time to time, so I thought it would make a great blog topic. Is it a good idea to hire a lawyer or go pro se? In most instances, we have no problem going to a professional for services. Car making a funny noise? Go to a mechanic. Need a haircut? Se...

How to Safely Interact with Police Officers

Posted by Kimberly D. Moss | Jul 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

Recently a young woman named Sandra Bland was pulled over in a routine traffic stop. She and the officer who pulled her over got into a verbal altercation that resulted in her arrest; she died under suspicious circumstances three days later.  This incident and the fact that several members of the...

Video: Straight Talk with Moss

Posted by Kimberly D. Moss | Jul 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

In an effort to make my site a bit more personal an interactive, I decided to start a video blog series called Straight Talk with Moss. I want to invite every viewer, web crawler, and internet citizen to ask me any legal question. The purpose of this video blog series is to find out what issues p...

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