8 Reasons to Create an Estate Plan Today

Many people believe the misconception that estate plans are reserved for the elderly or wealthy. Regardless of age or net worth, there are many benefits in starting one today. Having a plan for your real estate, savings and other assets after you die is not something most want to think about, but estate planning is very important, and we want... Read More

An Introduction to Living Wills and Health Care Proxies

Having a last will and testament is crucial for the division of assets and property to its respective heirs after someone’s death. However, having a will that directs medical care during urgent moments is just as important. A living will is used to execute one’s desired medical care treatment, especially in the event that one cannot communicate how they wish... Read More

5 Steps on How to Begin Writing A Will

Some unfortunate incidents are unforeseen, like being involved in an accident, becoming incapacitated or falling chronically ill. However, some aspects of life, like death, are inevitable. In the event of an unexpected death, it would come in handy to have a will prepared. A will lists how your assets and property are to be distributed after death - and to... Read More

How Filing Under the Grounds of Adultery Affects Divorce

Perhaps you’ve already filed for divorce under the grounds of adultery or are thinking of doing so. No matter what your case may be, it’s important to weigh the outcomes of filing under this reason. Your life and the lives of your spouse and children will be affected by this decision, so being well-informed about the divorce process when adultery... Read More

Child Support: What Happens if I Can’t Pay?

You fell in love with the man/woman of your dreams, had a beautiful wedding and then decided to start the family you always wanted. This is the life that many people in Texas and around the nation dream about. Yet, things can turn sour if a divorce occurs, especially after kids are in the picture. If it has been determined... Read More

Divorce Advice: 3 Things to Consider When Dividing Property

Chances are that during your marriage, you and your spouse increased your collective property. Perhaps you bought a new house, a new car for the family and maybe you two even decided to invest in land. But what happens to all this material property if the possibility of a divorce begins to loom? In this situation, it’s highly important that... Read More

Children and Divorce: Making the Transition Easier

The birth of a child to happily married parents can be one of the most beautiful and important times in their entire lives. But what happens when the marriage begins to go through trouble and falls apart? One of the main things couples should take into consideration when going through divorce proceedings is their children’s well-being. After all, their safety,... Read More

3 Important Things to Remember When Filing for Divorce

Divorcing the person you’d chosen to live the rest of your life with can be a difficult process for you and your family. At times, when going through the litigation progression, tempers may rise and emotions can get the better of you even when trying to control them. At Barrera Sanchez & Associates, P.C., we have valuable information to consider... Read More

Social Media Don’ts: Your Tweets and Posts Could Sabotage Your Divorce

Social media has become one of the biggest hubs for information and communication we have ever seen. Many platforms like Facebook, Instagram and Twitter allow us to stay in touch with one another, share ideas and pictures, and even vent our frustrations into the world. Yet, while social media can come with many benefits, there is such a thing as... Read More

Pursuing Annulment: Distinguishing Voidable and Void Marriages – Part 2

In part one of our annulment series, we brought you important information about the ways to prove that your marriage is voidable. We additionally shed light on the main difference between a divorce and an annulment, which voids a marriage as if it never happened. Now, with more advice from attorneys Marcus C. Barrera and Edward P. Sanchez, we’ll show... Read More