What are Indemnification Provisions?

Indemnification provisions are present in many types of contracts- service agreements, leases, insurance contracts, and employment agreements – to name just a few. To “indemnify” someone is to promise to pay the cost of future damage, loss, or injury and therefore to protect them from future monetary damage. Indemnity provisions…

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Resources for Living and Working in The Woodlands Texas

To our readers who live here in The Woodlands and are looking for a central place to go to keep up with all the activities, laws, changes, requirements, and benefits of living in The Woodlands, check out The Woodlands Township website.   It is chock-full of  information and is constantly being updated.…

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For Business Owners – The DANGER of Not Having a Power of Attorney & a Will!

If you own a business and haven’t made proper arrangements, you are leaving your employees, customers, business associates, and family vulnerable. For instance, what if something happened to you?  What if you were 1) disabled and unable to perform your duties; or 2) deceased? Whether you have a family business,…

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Have Children from a Prior Relationship and You Don’t Have a Will? Why That’s a Bad Idea….

If you are currently married and have children from a prior relationship or marriage, you should have an estate plan! Why? If you were to die, without a will, Texas law will decide who gets what, and in what amount. And that can be bad. Understand this: if you have…

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I no Longer Represent You….  

Some legal situations have a clear start, and a clear finish.   For instance, a deal is proposed between two people, negotiations happen, a contract is drawn up, then revised, then signed.  The deal proceeds and the event is concluded. Everyone goes on with their lives.   A good example…

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Small Business Owners, Keep Your Client’s Information Secure!

Small business owners, you know how important it is to keep your own financial and banking information safe from digital predators.  Don’t forget to give your client’s private information the same careful consideration.  Here are some ways to do so: Keep control of your hard copies.   Keep client’s information in…

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Your Corporation- Don’t Just File it and Forget it!

If you have a corporation or other business entity (Corporation, LLC, LLP and so on), you shouldn’t just “file it and forget it”! Once you have established a business entity, there are certain requirements for keeping it “in good standing” here in the Lone Star State. (Other states, too, so if…

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Powers of Attorney for Specific Events

Did you know that you can give power of attorney to someone you trust for a specific event or to cover a specific time? Well, you can! The most common use of a specific power of attorney involves real estate closings.   A seller of a property who is leaving…

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Tablet and Laptop Security Tips

Regular readers of our blog know that we love  to pass along safety tips that everyone  can use! A great site for information is www.onguardonline.gov.  This excellent site can help you keep your identity and valuables safe, give you news about current scams, and give you some general good information. One important thing we can…

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Before you Embark on a Journey of Revenge…

“Revenge is sweet” according to a popular expression. However, Confucius warned, “Before you embark on a journey of revenge, dig two graves.” While the idea of revenge may feel satisfying, there is no doubt that it takes a toll on both parties. There is nothing that gets strong emotions going…

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