27 11, 2018

The Dreaded “A” Word – Alimony: Thank God It Does Not Exist in Texas

2018-11-27T15:47:03-06:00November 27th, 2018|Blog, Family Law|

Alimony is a “punishment” payment that can cripple the payor, typically the ex-husband, and it forces endless payments to the ex-spouse unless the spouse receiving the payments remarries. Now, ask yourself, why would anyone remarry if they are receiving a monthly paycheck for being an ex-spouse? And I’m not talking about a small payment, in [...]

19 11, 2018

Online Dispute Resolution

2018-11-19T10:06:29-06:00November 19th, 2018|Blog, Uncategorized|

The tech industry has taken over in recent years, so it’s no surprise that it’s made it’s way into dispute resolution. Mediation and arbitration are usually a fairly easy process to schedule and attend when both parties are local, or at least relatively close to each other. What happens when the parties are large [...]

25 10, 2018

Private Offering Integration

2018-10-26T14:12:06-05:00October 25th, 2018|Blog, Investment Law|

The private securities market is just that, private. You won’t find headlines about private offerings like you will with a public offering. However, these private offerings do exist, and they come with some complex laws. One of the most important of the securities laws for some business owners who raise private funds from investors [...]

22 10, 2018

Pride and Prejudice and Prenuptial Agreements

2018-10-22T13:07:08-05:00October 22nd, 2018|Blog, Family Law|

“It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife.” ― Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice It has become common place in society for engaged couples to shy away from entering into a prenuptial agreement because it is associated with the [...]

22 10, 2018

Law of Self-Defense, Defense of Others, and Defense of Property

2018-10-22T12:47:34-05:00October 22nd, 2018|Blog|

     As we quickly approach the holiday season, it is sad to say that crime increases during the holidays. So, it may be wise to know when you can use deadly force to protect yourself. In Texas, deadly force is legally justified if you reasonably believe it is immediately necessary to prevent the following [...]

25 09, 2018

A Study in Intestacy – Aretha Franklin

2018-09-25T16:42:53-05:00September 25th, 2018|Blog|

On August 16, 2018, America lost one of its greatest soul artists, Aretha Franklin. It was in the following days that the news reported that while Ms. Franklin passed away with a net worth a over 80 million, she did not leave a Last Will and Testament detailing how she wished for those assets to [...]

19 09, 2018

Common Misconceptions in Divorce Cases

2018-09-19T14:25:40-05:00September 19th, 2018|Blog|

Time and time again, when someone comes in wanting to hire the law firm for a divorce case, they come in with some preconceived notions which they discovered online or through some well-meaning friends. Unfortunately, the majority of the time, these notions are incorrect. Here is a list of the most common misconceptions  1. [...]

19 09, 2018

Disclosure Requirements in Texas Intrastate Crowdfunding

2018-09-19T13:05:07-05:00September 19th, 2018|Blog|

In recent years, crowdfunding has been a hot topic. What does it require? What is involved? Well, the answer to those questions all depends on your specific situation. While the marks of a business-friendly state are all over Texas, including no state income taxes and numerous corporate headquarters, some commercial endeavors may actually be presented [...]

23 08, 2018

Disclosures in a Commercial Real Estate Sale

2018-08-23T11:38:56-05:00August 23rd, 2018|Blog|

A discussion about disclosures in real estate often initially elicits an image of a family being tricked into buying a house from a fraudulent seller who neglected to mention the leaky roof and sinking foundation. It is a valuable protection for homebuyers to have some level of security when purchasing a home, but what protections [...]


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