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How is the Government Shutdown Affecting Texans?

Posted by Tough Law Firm on Jan 9, 2019 6:41:00 PM

The United States in now in the third week of a partial shutdown of the federal government. There's much uncertainty among furloughed federal workers and citizens throughout the country. Here in Houston, as everywhere else in the U.S., people are wondering what may be the consequences to their own lives if the shutdown continues deeper into 2019.

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Harris County & Montgomery County 2019 Holidays

Posted by Tough Law Firm on Dec 18, 2018 5:58:17 PM

The holidays are hectic. Even places like courthouses and government offices are busy, because people are trying to get things done while they have some time-off from work. The last thing you need is to get to your destination and realize that it's closed. 

Here are the upcoming holidays for both Harris County and Montgomery County, so you can plan your schedule without any surprises. 

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Who is Bruce Tough?

Posted by Tough Law Firm on Nov 7, 2018 4:59:00 PM

If you live in The Woodlands area you may have heard the name Bruce Tough, but why? Who is he? Bruce Coulson Tough, Attorney at Law, is the Founder and Managing Shareholder of Tough Law Firm in The Woodlands, Texas. But founding a law firm in The Woodlands is not all he's known for. In fact, Bruce and his family have been involved in The Woodlands community for decades. 

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What’s the Difference Between a Will and a Living Will?

Posted by Tough Law Firm on Oct 29, 2018 10:30:02 AM

Overview 
A will is a legal document by which an individual expresses their wishes as to how their property is to be administered and managed after their demise. A living will is a statement indicating a person's desires in regards to future medical treatments when they are no longer able to issue an informed consent. The former comes into effect after one has died while the latter is reserved for health care decisions.

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Celebration of Excellence: Glade Gallery

Posted by Tough Law Firm on Sep 26, 2018 11:01:00 AM

Bruce Tough recently attended the Celebration of Excellence event held at Glade Gallery and helped celebrate his good friend Steve Leakey’s selection as a Hometown Hero for 2018.  Bruce along with his father, Coulson Tough, Gil Staley, and Barry Blanton are all previously recognized Hometown Hero’s.

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MCHC Monthly Luncheon: Missy Herndon, President & CEO

Posted by Tough Law Firm on Sep 21, 2018 3:10:13 PM

Board Member Bruce Tough recently attended the Montgomery County Hispanic Chamber monthly September luncheon to see a presentation by guest speaker Missy Herndon, CEO and President of  InterfaithBruce has proudly supported, and continues to support, Interfaith and the HOPE Gala supporting Missy’s son, Will Herndon. Also pictured is Steve Leakey, who is being honored as a Hometown Hero 2018 for his community giving and leadership.

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Topics: community

How to Dissolve a Business Partnership

Posted by Tough Law Firm on Sep 17, 2018 3:27:00 PM

It’s an unfortunate fact of business life that, for a wide variety of reasons, the time may come when it is necessary to wind up or dissolve the company.

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The Duties of an Executor of a Texas Will

Posted by Tough Law Firm on Aug 20, 2018 12:30:00 PM

The executor of a Texas will carries out the duties of closing out a person's estate according to their last wishes. An executor deals with gathering the deceased person's assets, notifying all creditors of the death, paying any outstanding debts and distributing the assets to heirs. This accomplishes two things for the deceased. First, it ensures that their assets are protected and not improperly seized by a person who is not entitled to them. Second, it takes the burden of these tasks off of the family as they go through the grieving process. Here's a closer look at the duties of an executor of a will in Texas.

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Understanding the Texas Court System

Posted by Tough Law Firm on Jul 17, 2018 5:22:05 PM

Each state in America is allowed to make its own laws, as long as they do not violate the Constitution of the United States. State courts act as the final arbiters in interpreting these laws in accordance with the constitution and legal codes of the specific state. About 90 percent of all the cases heard in the American court system happen at the state level.

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Common Causes of Employee and Employer Disputes

Posted by Tough Law Firm on Jun 25, 2018 5:31:21 PM
Disputes between employees and employers are not new. They have been happening ever since the concept of employment began. Today, there are courses of action available to both employees and employers to help settle disputes of all kinds. Here are some of the most common employee and employer disputes that occur.
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Topics: employee disputes

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The Tough Law Firm was founded by managing attorney Bruce Tough. Our vast expertise in the trial and appellate areas of civil litigation, corporate, family, real estate, business, estate and probate law has provided clients with the professional and dedicated representation they require. 

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