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.
These days, sexual harassment claims in the workplace are rampant. Although the most notable circumstances of late — and there are many — occurred in industries where big names and veils of silence go hand in hand, Hollywood and politics aren't the only places sexual harassment happens.
When planning and hosting your corporate holiday parties, it is important to ensure that your guests remain safe and comfortable and that you mitigate any legal risks associated with the party, especially if you plan to serve liquor. Many states have implemented social host liability laws that can lead to the host of the party being held liable for injuries that occur to any guest who becomes intoxicated and any injuries that a guest causes, either at the party or afterward.
Most business owners prefer leasing commercial property rather than buying because it requires less capital. However, commercial lease agreements can be complicated. The terms of the commercial lease agreement with the property landlord could dictate your future prospects. It is therefore important that you get it right from the beginning. Before you can sign any documents, you need a deeper understanding of what exactly you are getting yourself into.
“Business law” is a generic term which includes the whole range of different laws relating to the creation, ownership, sale, management and operation of businesses. These laws derive from federal, state or local legislation, and from the common law (case law) which may be applicable to such things as contractual disputes.
If you are involved in a civil court noncriminal case dispute or litigation, being prepared is critical to making sure that your rights are represented and that you will hopefully achieve the best possible outcome. While the United States Constitution allows citizens to represent themselves in any court, having an experienced litigator in your corner can be beneficial in many ways.