Airbnb and the Sharing Economy – Good or Bad for Your Business?

In case you haven’t heard, the notion of the ‘sharing economy’ has graduated from fad status to become a common catchphrase associated with many emerging business models in the United States. Airbnb is one example of a growing business squarely within the sharing economy - which appears to be … [Read more...]

Part 2 – How to Make Sure Your Heirs Need a Probate Litigation Attorney

In a recent article, we wrote about scenarios that frequently lead to probate litigation. Of course, we realize you don’t want to make sure your heirs turn to litigation, but quite the opposite. Being aware of potential problems, however, lets you plan accordingly to minimize or eliminate disputes … [Read more...]

How to Make Sure Your Heirs Need a Probate Litigation Attorney

We readily admit up front that the title of this article is meant to be tongue-in-cheek. We understand that the last thing you want to do is put your heirs through the anguish of protracted probate litigation – unless deep down you really don’t like them. In a best-case scenario, a skilled estate … [Read more...]

Why Would I Need a Probate Litigation Attorney?

Attorneys perform all kinds of legal services that don’t involve going to court, including estate planning, real estate practice and many areas of business law, for example. In a perfect world, we’d still need attorneys to take care of those legal matters. In reality, however, as we all know, we … [Read more...]

Another Business is Using My Name – Can I Stop Them?

This question sounds simple, but the answer is not simple. Whether you can stop another business from using your existing business name depends on a variety of factors, but boils down to who has the legal right to use the name. Business naming conventions are regulated by Texas law, so it is … [Read more...]

What Should I Expect When Getting Divorced in Texas?

There are basically two ways to get divorced in Texas. The easiest method is by agreement, which may be known as a collaborative proceeding or an uncontested divorce. If you can’t agree on the terms of your break up, the alternative method is the old stand-by – litigation. Divorces that require … [Read more...]

What Is Mediation?

Mediation is a process which utilizes a disinterested third party to help try to settle disputes between divorcing parties. In most Texas counties today it is required, but you should check on the specific rules for mediation with the county where you will file for divorce. Mediation does not … [Read more...]

What Is Liability?

Liability as it relates to businesses is a serious matter. A negligence lawsuit can break a company, so it is important that business owners take measures to limit their exposure. A College Station business litigation attorney can work with you to make sure that you do all that is necessary to … [Read more...]

Interference with Business Relationships

Interference with business relationships involves a third party violating an existing relationship between the other two parties for financial gain. Such interference is often challenging to prove because of the difficulty of showing that the business relationship existed in the first place. If your … [Read more...]

What If We Need to Sue a Trustee or Estate Representative in Texas?

The vast majority of trusts are managed properly and most estates are settled and closed out without any problems. Sometimes, however, beneficiaries of a trust or those entitled to inherit from a deceased loved one are short-changed by trustees or estate administrators who don't do their jobs … [Read more...]