How Should I Incorporate my Business?

2016-11-21T17:45:48+00:00October 25th, 2016|Blog, Business Law|

Numerous methods are available to form your business, each with its own benefits and disadvantages.  A business owner who selects the wrong business structure or fails to properly file the required incorporation forms with the Secretary of State may be held personally liable for any obligations incurred on behalf of business or run into tax issues with the IRS. […]

Can I Recover Attorney’s Fees in my Lawsuit?

2017-01-31T20:24:12+00:00October 24th, 2016|Blog, Litigation|

In a civil lawsuit you may recover attorney’s fees in limited circumstances.  Texas follows the American rule in which attorney’s fees are recoverable if authorized by contract or statute.  This article will discuss the situations where you may be awarded attorney’s fees under a contract or statute in civil litigation. […]

Pretrial Dispositions of Criminal Cases

2016-11-21T17:41:04+00:00August 28th, 2014|Blog, Criminal Law|

The vast majority of criminal cases never go to trial. These cases are either disposed of by a plea bargain or dismissed outright. This article explains two common ways by which criminal cases are disposed of in a plea bargain that may also result in a dismissal upon completion. […]

Consequences of a DWI (Part One)

2016-11-21T17:42:15+00:00June 13th, 2014|Blog, Criminal Law|

This article is part one of a two-part series outlining the consequences of driving while intoxicated (DWI) in Texas. This first part will cover the criminal consequences, while the second part will identify some of the civil ramifications. […]

Expunctions in Texas

2016-11-21T17:43:17+00:00May 20th, 2014|Blog, Criminal Law|

A criminal record can have far-reaching consequences, even if the criminal charges do not result in a conviction. Fortunately, Texas law provides an opportunity for expunction to people who were arrested but their cases were dismissed or they were found not guilty after trial. […]