Monthly Archives: April 2018

Guardianship and Conservatorship

In the state of Texas, the terms guardianship and conservatorship are not interchangeable: Conservatorships are related to children and their parents. Guardianships are caregivers for adults who have become incapacitated, and children whose parents are deceased. Conservatorship Part of Parenting Plan Since 2005, all divorce decrees involving children must include a parenting plan. In a [...]

2019-02-20T12:27:02-05:00April 27th, 2018|Estate Planning, Probate, Will Contest|

Avoiding Commercial Property Foreclosure

If you own commercial property and are facing possible foreclosure, there may be other options. You could consider recapitalization, refinance your debt, or restructure your debt. The following four tips can help you avoid commercial property foreclosure. Consider Recapitalization Generally, the original loan maturity date and interest rate stay the same in recapitalization. The loan [...]

2018-08-02T11:57:01-05:00April 20th, 2018|Real Estate|

Employment Contracts Can Help Texas Companies

Texas is an “employment at will” or “right to work” state, meaning there’s no legal obligation for the employer and employee to have an employment contract. Employers and employees can terminate the employment relationship at any time for any reason. The exception: An employer cannot terminate an employee for an illegal reason (such as gender, [...]

2018-08-02T11:57:02-05:00April 13th, 2018|Business Law, Employment Law|

Protect Your Intellectual Property Rights

Access to seemingly endless information at our fingertips makes it more important than ever for business owners to proactively protect their intellectual property. The type of intellectual property protection needed depends on your property. There are four types of intellectual property protection available under U.S. law: Original material has copyright protection. Musical scores, plays, books, [...]

2018-08-02T11:57:02-05:00April 6th, 2018|Business Litigation|