Abra esta publicación para ver el enlace en espanol. Covid-19 has hit the economy hard. It is affecting all of us in ways we would not have even imagined. In Texas, particularly in Houston, our economy is heavily tied to the oil industry. It is likely that economic changes will continue to unfold even after the initial health threat has passed. The Houston energy companies will need to … [Read more...] about Covid-19 Tip # 14: Have your Severance Package or Employment Contract Reviewed by a Texas Business Lawyer
Do you Need a Formal Contract?
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?
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 are common, "boilerplate" language. This leads many careful, … [Read more...] about What are Indemnification Provisions?
Getting Help With Your Mortgage
Facing loss of a home is one of the most stressful situations an individual or family can encounter. Here are some of the most common reasons that the situation occurs, along with some resources to deal with the problem. The website is makinghomeaffordable.gov. You do not need to hire an attorney in order to apply for these programs. Second Lien makes paying for home difficult: Check … [Read more...] about Getting Help With Your Mortgage
Buying a Business?
If you are considering buying a business, you'll want to be certain to lay the proper foundation for your future success. Do your preliminary research- Use all available resources to discover information about the industry, the existing physical location, the surrounding geographic area, and the future projections for all of the above. Get hard facts about the business- Find out about the … [Read more...] about Buying a Business?
What’s Your New Year’s Resolution?
According to Time Magazine Lists, the following are the "10 Most Commonly Broken New Year's Resolutions" Lose weight and get fit Quit Smoking Learn something new Eat healthier and diet Get out of debt and save money Spend more time with family Travel to new places Be less stressed Volunteer Drink Less What are your New Year's Resolutions, if any? Whenever a … [Read more...] about What’s Your New Year’s Resolution?