February 2016 - Jaime Alvarado & Associates

Texas Child Protection Agency Moves Forward in Licensing Family Detention Centers

(Immigration Impact) -The Texas Department of Family and Protective Services (DFPS) has issued a rule allowing for the two family detention facilities in Texas to apply for licenses to detain immigrant children and their mothers. This move may have the effect of further entrenching the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS)’s seemingly dogged commitment to [...]

How Is Compensation Determined After An Accident?

Plaintiffs who have experienced injuries and bodily harm due to an accident that was caused by the negligence of another party are entitled to compensation. But how is this compensation determined? In most instances, an insurance company opts to pay the minimal amount to the plaintiff. This results in the injured party failing to receive [...]