Are you looking to relocate your business? Or perhaps you're adding a second or third location or renting new warehouse space for your expanding inventory. If so, you know that the details in your commercial lease are things you will have to live with for the months and years to come. Negotiate the terms poorly and your company could be paying the price for a long time. It just makes good business sense to have a good commercial attorney review your lease before you sign anything.
How to Protect Your Business When Hiring
There’s inevitably some element of risk in hiring people to work in your business, and wise employers will always take steps to minimize it.
This is usually relatively straightforward for as long as an individual remains employed within the business and working under the direct supervision of management.
But the commercial and reputational risks posed by former employees may be much harder to control.
Non-compete agreements (also known as restrictive covenants) signed alongside employment contracts can be an effective way of avoiding potential problems, but there are some key issues of which employers need to be aware.
Real estate transactions and a lawyer must go hand-in-hand. This is because the transactions involve complexities, such as special practices and challenges, usually absent from other transactions.
Topics: Real Estate Law
Each year the Boy Scouts of America’s Tall Timbers District hosts an annual Business and Community Leadership Dinner. The goal of this dinner is to bring together local community leaders to share with them the mission of Scouting and simultaneously report on the progress of the Scouting program in their community.
With the loss of a family member, there's grief and loneliness. After mourning the deceased, the unity and peace of mind among the family members and relatives may get disrupted if they cannot agree who’s to inherit what.
If you've been named an executor of his/her estate, you might be wondering how to distribute the assets. And then, what happens to the debts owed by the deceased?
Paula is a rarity in the world of law. With over 29 years of experience practicing law, she brings a wealth of knowledge to the Tough Law Firm.
Growing up overseas in Jakarta, Indonesia was the beginning of an adventurous life for Trevor Brown. "Growing up in Indonesia exposed me to many things at a young age, such as poverty and civil rights. Moving to The Woodlands in 6th grade was a culture shock. It was the warm faces at Coulson Tough Elementary that started my journey to pursue law here in Texas."
Irrespective of the size, businesses rely on contractual relationships to facilitate growth. Comprehensive contracts are there to ensure fair terms and sound partnerships in taxes, lawsuits, trademarks and liabilities. As such, every business will need a contract lawyer for legal advice regarding business contracts, selling and buying of businesses, lease agreements and more.
Steps that Ensure you will be Protected in the Event of an Injury
As you come to a full stop at a red light, you can see in your rear-view mirror that the driver pulling up behind you is distracted and going way too fast to stop in time. The inevitable rear-end collision happens while you watch it all in surreal super-slow motion. You begin to shake as fear and adrenaline surge through you. You were just hit by a car. What now?
Simple Steps to Protect Yourself
You have been served divorce papers and are wondering what to do next. Don't worry, there's no need to fear. Everything you need to know to get you headed in the right direction is listed below.