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Within the top 100 most populous cities in the United States is Garland, a city in Texas that stretches across almost 60 square miles of land. Within the Lone Star State, Garland is home to the twelfth largest population; the most current population estimates available list Garland at almost 240,000 residents. Although Garland is now a bustling city, it wasn’t always that way. For Garland, it all began when settlers began arriving at what is known today as Garland in the middle of the 19th century. The city was named after the U.S. Attorney General, Augustus Hill Garland. In 1891, Garland was incorporated. And, by the 20th century, Garland was still just a small community with fewer than 1000 residents.


History and Heritage

In a city with such rich history and heritage, there’s plenty to see and do in Garland. Whether you’re a tourist or a resident, if you’re a history buff, you’ll undoubtedly enjoy seeing and experiencing Garland’s historic sites and historic markers. Some of Garland’s most famous historic markers, such as Bankhead Highway and Travis Hill Addition, are must stop sites for those interested in Garland’s history. Downtown Garland also offers visitors quite an experience: many enjoy strolling through Downtown Garland just to enjoy the history. In fact, there’s even a Garland Historic Walking Tour Hand Guide for those who are curious about the settlers who first arrived at Garland and the city’s origin. There are also plenty of interesting museums such as the Landmark Museum, which preserves the history of Garland throughout the decades.


Sights to See

Not interested in Garland’s history? Don’t sweat it: there’s still plenty to do in this bustling town. Lake Ray Hubbard stretches across more than 20,000 acres and is the perfect place for anyone who’s interested in fishing. Downtown Garland, the heart of the community’s culture, is a perfect place to try out some of the local restaurants, boutique shops, and small businesses. Walking through Downtown Garland, it’s impossible to miss the numerous public art installations. And, on the third Thursday of every month, Downtown Garland celebrates “Thirsty Third Thursday” which begins at 5:00 pm and goes through 8:00 pm. In the city of Garland, there really is something for everyone.


When You’ve Been Served

It isn’t uncommon for one party to feel as though they’ve been blindsided by divorce papers. Perhaps you knew things were rough but you didn’t know they were this rough. Or, maybe you didn’t know that your spouse was unhappy at all. Regardless of your situation, it’s important to get the legal help you need in order to mitigate your losses to the fullest extent possible. Remember, a petition for divorce is just that: it’s a petition. It doesn’t mean that your spouse is going to get everything they ask for in a petition. If your spouse has asked for a lot in the petition, having an attorney can help ensure that your rights are protected.


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If you’re going through the process of getting a divorce, setting up an initial consultation at CoilLaw is easy. At CoilLaw, our expert legal team has the knowledge and experience necessary to help you succeed during your divorce process. Each client is a unique person with a unique set of circumstances. Our firm knows this intuitively and we show our appreciation for this by advising our clients based on their individual situation. Going through the process of divorce and planning for your future can be extremely difficult–especially with how unpredictable divorce can be. Getting sound legal advice in a time like this is crucial. Contact CoilLaw today to set up an initial consultation.


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