Contracts and Contract Disputes

Commercial Lease Negotiation Pitfalls

Signing a business contract, such as a commercial lease, can be stressful. You are committing to a payment schedule over a long period of time. Selecting office space for your business is one of the most important contracts you’ll sign.  Here are some commercial lease negotiation pitfalls and red flags to look out for and [...]

Partnership Agreement Types

  You might think the arrangement you have with your business partner is just fine the way it is, with a handshake agreement, and your business plan on a napkin.  You work well together, agree on most things, and share a common vision and Texas-sized enthusiasm for your business.  What could possibly go wrong? Texas [...]

Breach of Contract and Resulting Damages

A breach of contract happens when there is a failure to perform any or all terms of a contract, whether it’s written or oral. This failure can include not completing a job, not paying on time or at all, not delivering goods ordered, or any act that shows the party is not going to complete [...]

The importance of planning for business emergencies

Most Texas entrepreneurs know about the importance of writing business plans for their start-up companies. Entrepreneurs also should plan for what will need to be done if things do not go as planned or if emergencies occur. In this contingency plan, the ultimate goal is to understand what will be necessary for business survival in [...]

Well Drafted Contracts form the backbone of successful business relationships

There are contracts and there are contracts. Many contracts are entered with every understanding well documented, other contracts are entered into without a single word being written and others are written but are not clear or have important agreements omitted. Most of these contracts succeed, but if circumstances change or a disagreement arises, the consequences [...]

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 [...]