There are certain times when you may need a power of attorney. The Texas Power of Attorney lets someone else legally "stand in your place" to get the job done. Power of Attorney basics The person you appoint is legally going to "act as if they are you". The appointed person is called your "Agent". Or, you can appoint "Co-Agents" to act together. In addition, you can appoint an "Alternate … [Read more...] about Why you Need a Well-Prepared Power of Attorney
During this emergency situation, we are continuing to take care of the legal needs of our current clients, as well as provide means for potential clients to receive legal services that they need. We are doing the following: As always, phone conferences are available. We will have the ability to set up video conferencing for appointments. The attorneys are continuing to work on our cases and … [Read more...] about How we Take Care of your Legal Needs During the Coronavirus Pandemic
Some people are proud of their handshake as a badge of honor. And they should be! After all, it is good to be honest and trustworthy. But there may be times when a handshake isn't enough, and the reason why may have nothing to do with "trustworthiness" and everything to do with the potential for misunderstanding. In every deal or arrangement, there is a potential for misunderstanding. A … [Read more...] about Do you Need a Formal Contract?
The law requires that a Form I-9 must be filled out by every employee upon hire (or re-hire) and kept by the employer. The I-9 is the form that officially verifies that the employer has reviewed documents that prove that the hired person is eligible to work in the United States. From time-to-time, a new I-9 form is issued by the government. For that reason, it is not recommended for employers … [Read more...] about For Employers & Managers: Understanding the I-9