Civil Litigation

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 [...]

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

  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 to other states (and sometimes [...]

2017-05-30T15:21:22+00:00 May 4th, 2017|Appeals, Business Litigation, Civil Litigation|