Author: johnandmorganlaw

Closed for Labor Day – September 4, 2023

Our Law Firm will be closed on Monday, September 4th, 2023 for Labor Day. We will reopen on Tuesday, September 5th at our normal business hours. Thank you for understanding. JOHN AND MORGAN is a versatile law firm that handles Family Law cases such as Divorce, Child Support, and Child Custody. We do Wills and […]

Adult Adoption in Texas

Much has been written in the news lately about the Michael Oher story.  This is a story about a young football player named Michael Oher facing homelessness and how Sean and Leigh Ann Tuohy took him in.  Micheal Oher went on to become a successful NCAA and NFL football player.  A book about their story […]

Legal Complexities: A Crowded Beach

Imagine you’re at a crowded beach on a hot summer day. There are people everywhere, and it’s hard to move around. You might be trying to find a spot to sit, or you might be trying to get to the water. Either way, it’s not easy. Legal complexities can be a lot like a crowded […]

Navigating Divorce: Like Preparing Biryani but with More Rules

Special Considerations for Divorce within the South Asian Indian Community Divorce is a difficult and challenging process for anyone, regardless of their cultural background. However, within the Indian Community, due to the many distinctive traditions of people from India, there are some unique concerns that may arise during the divorce process. Social Stigma In many […]

Go ask Alice; I think she’ll know

The Importance of Alice Considerations on Patent Filings With apologies to Jefferson Airplane, a critical, and early, point in the patent prosecution process, is to consider if the invention is an abstract concept or is in fact a transformative invention. In 2014, the Supreme Court issued its decision in Alice Corp. v. CLS Bank Int’l, […]

Racing to the Courthouse: What does winning get you?

Did you know that a marriage divorce is technically a lawsuit? Child custody and child support disagreements are often resolved via a lawsuit (1). In a civil lawsuit, there are at least two sides often referred to as the Petitioner and the Respondent. The Petitioner is the side that files the lawsuit with the court. […]

The Texas City Explosion & Personal Injury

On April 16, 1947, The city of Texas City, Texas, was rocked by two enormous explosions. I know something about this as I grew up in the this small Texas town. I am using the 76th anniversary of this horrific day to share some history and relate it to the legal field. The Texas City […]

The Desirability of Child Support

As a parent, providing for your child’s needs is one of your top priorities. When parents separate or divorce, child support can become a crucial issue in ensuring that the child’s financial needs are met. While some parents may resist the idea of paying official child support, there are several reasons why it is desirable […]

We are CLOSED Good Friday 4/7/23

  We will be closed Friday, 4/7/23, for Good Friday. We will be open on 4/10/23. JOHN AND MORGAN is a versatile law firm that handles Family Law cases such as Divorce, Child Support, and Child Custody. We do Wills and Estate Planning. We also do Intellectual Property work such as Patents and Trademark Call […]

Community is Not Just a Sitcom!

In Texas, property acquired by either spouse during the marriage is presumed to be equally owned by both spouses. However, there are some exceptions. Community property can include: Property owned by the community; except for separate property. Income from community property Earnings brought in by either spouse during marriage Some exceptions to what is considered […]