Tough Law Firm Blog

Commercial Leases in Texas

Posted by Tough Law Firm on May 9, 2018 11:39:00 AM

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.

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When and How You Can Enforce a No-Compete Agreement

Posted by Tough Law Firm on Apr 27, 2018 5:27:26 PM

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.

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Real Estate Transactions and Lawyers

Posted by Tough Law Firm on Mar 20, 2018 1:44:00 PM

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.

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Topics: Real Estate Law

BSA’s Tall Timbers District Annual Business and Community Leadership Dinner 2018

Posted by Tough Law Firm on Feb 23, 2018 12:55:00 PM

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.

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Topics: community

The Basics of Probate Law

Posted by Tough Law Firm on Feb 13, 2018 11:37:40 AM

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?

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Attorney Spotlight - Paula Hughes

Posted by Tough Law Firm on Feb 1, 2018 6:56:00 AM

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. 

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Topics: Attorney Spotlight, Business Entities

Attorney Spotlight - Trevor Brown

Posted by Tough Law Firm on Jan 29, 2018 4:36:00 PM

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."

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Topics: Attorney Spotlight, Business Entities

Legal Contracts 

Posted by Tough Law Firm on Jan 23, 2018 1:15:24 PM

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.

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I've Been in an Auto Accident: What Now?

Posted by Tough Law Firm on Dec 26, 2017 2:31:00 PM

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?

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I've Been Served Divorce Papers - What Now?

Posted by Tough Law Firm on Dec 21, 2017 2:12:20 PM

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.

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About The Firm

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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