An Overview of New Permitless Carry and Other Gun Laws in Texas

As of September 1, 2021, a new set of gun laws came into effect in Texas which, among other things, loosen firearm restrictions and licensing requirements in certain public settings, and allow “permitless” or “Unlicensed Carry” for most adult residents. They also prohibit government agencies at the state and local level from enforcing new federal[…]

How to Sell Your Business

How to Sell Your Business      Every business owner should have an eventual exit strategy for their business. Often this exit strategy involves selling the business or its assets when the owner decides to retire or move on. While selling a business can be straightforward and simple, there are several steps every business owner seeking to[…]

Due Diligence for Buying a Business

Due Diligence for Buying a Business       If you are on track to buying a business, be sure to exercise your due diligence as you move forward in the process. Too often does a buyer focus on price of the deal or other factors while neglecting other important aspects of a business purchase. The due[…]

Deals from Hell – What to Do

Deals from Hell – What to Do       In my practice I have rarely had a deal go completely sideways to a nightmare. But they do happen, and when they happen it can mean some sleepless nights and restless days. Taking the following steps can help you survive your business deal gone bad. Get Everything[…]

4 Steps You Can Take Right Now to Protect Your Business

4 Steps You Can Take Right Now to Protect Your Business      We get lots of questions on some simple steps to help protect a client’s business. Taking a few simple steps to shore up your protections can go a long way in reducing your business risks. Here are the most common steps I’ve recommended recently[…]

What is a Liquidated Damages Clause?

What is a Liquidated Damages Clause?      When reviewing or drafting contracts the little known liquidated damages clause comes up often in negotiations and internal discussions. Many times even experienced business persons are not completely familiar with the purpose and function of a proper liquidated damages clause. To better understand what a liquidated damages clause function[…]

Doing Business in Texas: Real Estate Laws

Doing Business in Texas: Real Estate Laws      Texas real estate laws embody the same principles that the US was founded upon: strong protections for private property, local taxation, and efficient conveyances. These principles have kept Texas at the forefront of low cost and protected property ownership for both citizens and non-citizens alike.      The US has[…]

How to Get a Liquor License in Texas

How to Get a Liquor License in Texas      Serving alcohol at your restaurant can add much needed revenue and margin for your business. In Texas, there is a myriad of local (county and municipal) and state laws that are applicable to any business seeking to serve alcohol to patrons. To obtain a license to serve[…]