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When to Hire an Attorney After a Car Accident

Posted by Tough Law Firm on Mar 26, 2021 1:25:13 PM

An automobile accident brings with it a lot of questions and uncertainty. When auto accidents result in loss of life, there is even more uncertainty with an incredible amount of emotional distress as a family attempts to grieve for the loss of loved ones.

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Topics: Personal Injury

What Happens if My Estate and Will are Not Probated?

Posted by Tough Law Firm on Nov 11, 2020 5:00:01 PM

In a nutshell, not probating an estate is a really bad idea. In many cases, but alarmingly not all, there is usually a will that has been left by the person who has passed away detailing how the estate should be distributed. However, the probate process is the actual legal review and confirmation of the will in a court of law. If a will and its estate are not probated properly within the expected amount of time, that will can then become useless or invalid. When this occurs, the court can flat out decide how to distribute an estate to whomever it deems appropriate, including non-family and parties that were never mentioned in a will at all.

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Topics: WIlls

Why You Should Contact an Attorney After a Car Accident

Posted by Tough Law Firm on Oct 21, 2020 5:02:25 PM

One of the most common mistakes that people make following an injury that they sustained in a car accident is to put off contacting and retaining an attorney. Many people hope that the pain they are experiencing after an accident will go away on its own and/or they are hesitant to contact a lawyer right away as they fear the stigma of being labeled sue-happy. However, if you are experiencing pain following a car accident, there are a number of reasons why you should contact an attorney quickly after the accident. Here are just a few of those reasons. 

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Understanding the Texas Disaster Act

Posted by Tough Law Firm on Sep 25, 2020 10:12:00 AM

Official data from the Texas Department of State Health services shows the staggering toll of the COVID-19 pandemic in the Lone Star State with more than 700,000 confirmed cases and 15,000 fatalities as of September 24, 2020.

What many Texans might not know, however, is that since March 13, when there were just 30 confirmed cases and no deaths, the state has been under a disaster declaration. Texas Gov. Greg Abbott issued the March emergency order in response to the coronavirus under the powers granted to him by the Texas Disaster Act. He has renewed the disaster declaration every 30 days since the initial order, with the latest renewal on September 7.

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Topics: community, Laws

Covid-19 Face Mask Practices in Harris County

Posted by Tough Law Firm on Aug 18, 2020 3:25:00 PM

Even for Texas, Harris County is considered big and sprawling, with the third-largest population in the U.S., and a major American city within its borders. In the era of Covid-19, that can make keeping track of current regulations even trickier than usual. But knowing what penalties you could incur by not following them — and in which areas — is more crucial than ever.

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Topics: community

Montgomery and Harris County Offices COVID-19 Status

Posted by Tough Law Firm on Jul 6, 2020 4:05:00 PM

As of July 2020 and like many agencies that have in-office employees, Both Montgomery and Harris County government offices are generally remaining open during regular business hours with modifications to protect the public and employees. While most offices and services in both counties are open from either 7 or 8 A.M. in the morning until at least 4 P.M., Monday through Friday, every county office in Texas has been working to meet state safety guidelines to avoid the spread of COVID-19 and help slow its impact in communities.

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Topics: community

Law Services by Zoom

Posted by Tough Law Firm on Jun 16, 2020 11:07:00 AM

The Covid-19 pandemic of 2020 has changed just about every aspect of life, from the way that we shop and socialize to the way that we conduct business. Just about every industry has had to search for a “new normal” that will help them survive and stay ahead through these times, and law services are no exception. While presence in the courtroom has long been an established norm within the field of law, more and more areas are shifting to allow all connected parties to participate in trials virtually, therefore limiting the amount of exposure that anyone has to another person. The use of services like Zoom in law procedures is especially helpful in ensuring that there is no prolonged contact between people, which is incredibly important in minimizing the spread of the virus.

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Topics: community

It’s Time to Get Tough!

Posted by Sharon Strobel on May 14, 2020 3:23:35 PM

Up against a global virus that is leaving devastation in its wake with a ripple effect that is creating financial instability of our businesses at home, nationwide and globally……it’s time to get Tough!  Business owners need to make tough decisions and will need an experienced lawyer that knows how to navigate through these tough times. 

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Force Majure: What Does It Mean, and Why Does It Matter?

Posted by Tough Law Firm on Apr 22, 2020 4:16:00 PM

During the Coronavirus crisis and at other times of difficulty, you might hear the term "force majure" used a lot. But what does that really mean, and how could it help you? Here's what you need to know about this unusual term.

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Montgomery County Texas Courts

Posted by Tough Law Firm on Mar 16, 2020 11:21:00 AM

Montgomery County is a burgeoning community that boasts several cities including its namesake Montgomery, The Woodlands, Shenandoah and the county seat of Conroe, TX. In fact, it is in the city of Conroe in which the majority of Montgomery County Texas Courts are situated for most of the legal needs of this region. From getting birth records or paying a ticket to fighting claims against you, these facilities are hubs you may visit.

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Topics: community

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The Tough Law Firm was founded by managing attorney Bruce Tough. Our vast expertise in the trial and appellate areas of civil litigation, corporate, family, real estate, business, estate and probate law has provided clients with the professional and dedicated representation they require. 

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