Business Litigation

Taking a Deposition Without Filing Suit

Rule 202: Depositions Before Suit or to Investigate Claims Texas law provides that you may be able to take the deposition of someone before a suit has been filed if certain conditions are met. These depositions were previously called depositions to perpetuate testimony. The requirements for requesting a deposition are set forth in Rule 202.1 [...]

2017-05-10T22:22:01+00:00 May 4th, 2017|Business Litigation, Civil Litigation|

Importing & Exporting Judgments

Bennett, Weston, LaJone & Turner, P.C. Did you know you can import a judgment from another state (and sometimes from other countries) into Texas as if the judgment had originally been made in Texas? Lawyers and courts in Texas refer to this as domesticating a foreign judgment. You can also export a judgment from Texas [...]

2017-05-09T16:09:43+00:00 May 4th, 2017|Appeals, Business Litigation, Civil Litigation|

Soccer in the United States

No matter what you think about playing and/or watching soccer (football to the rest of the World), soccer has a structure and rules that seem strange to residents of the United States. FIFA is the Fédération Internationale de Football Association is an association governed by Swiss law founded in 1904 and based in Zurich. It [...]

Doing Business with Texas Companies

Are you doing business with companies in Texas? Sometimes, Texas companies do not pay as agreed. Is it worth trying to collect from a Texas company? Is it worthwhile to sue a Texas company in your state? Is it worthwhile to sue a Texas company in Texas? If it worthwhile to sue a Texas company [...]

2017-05-10T10:59:22+00:00 June 8th, 2016|Business Law, Business Litigation|

Fraud and Deceptive Trade Practices

In the practice of law, an attorney sees a wide range of ways that people cheat other people.  Recognizing that statutes have been passed to provide remedies for certain types of activities, reviewing some Texas statutes gives an idea of the ingenuity of some people in finding  ways to obtain money without working hard. false [...]

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