Monthly Archives: February 2018

What You Need to Know About Deeds of Trust in Texas

While countless Texans have borrowed money from a lender to purchase real estate, many are unaware that Texas is a “deed of trust” state. A deed of trust is the legal device for affirming the delegated responsibilities of a property. Like a mortgage, a deed of trust is executed when someone gets a loan from [...]

2018-08-02T11:57:02-05:00February 26th, 2018|Real Estate|

Charitable Remainder Trusts

Charitable Remainder Trusts: Support for You and Your Favorite Charities Being a smart investor also includes proactive estate planning. When the time comes, we want to leave a legacy of support for our family and for our community. However, we don’t want our legacy to be unduly diminished by taxation. What Is A Charitable Remainder [...]

2018-08-02T11:57:02-05:00February 23rd, 2018|Estate Planning, Family Law|

Are You Making These Four Business Acquisition Mistakes?

No one ever purchases a new business thinking it’s a bad deal. Entrepreneurs invest because they believe their investments will lead to profits, but that’s not always what happens. Sometimes investors never recover from mistakes made during the due diligence and closing process. A business acquisition attorney can help you avoid these common mistakes. Overestimating [...]

2018-08-02T11:57:02-05:00February 20th, 2018|Business Formation, Business Law, Business Planning|

Deceptive Marketing and False Advertising

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC), created in 1914, is charged with protecting the public from harmful products and unfair business practices. The FTC helps maintain a fair and competitive marketplace in which all businesses can thrive. To do this, the FTC enforces high standards concerning deceptive marketing practices and false advertising. This is done [...]