Month: October 2023

Unmarried Same-Sex Couples Sign a Birth Certificate

U.S. and Texas laws have changed in recent years to allow the names of same-sex couples to appear as parents on their children’s birth certificates. However, because the law can change again and there is opposition in some quarters to LGBTQ+ civil rights, adoption is advisable to protect the parental rights of a child’s non-biological parent. […]

Jail for False Accusations in Texas

You can go to jail for knowingly making false accusations or committing perjury in Texas. It is against the law to lie to police or court officials in Texas. In fact, intentionally making false statements to law enforcement officers in Texas is a Class B misdemeanor. If convicted of making false statements, you can land […]