Business Law

How to Sue a Company in Texas

If a Texas company has harmed you then you will need to follow certain specific steps to sue a business in a Texas court. The process is highly formalized and complex. However, in general, the process is divided into three distinct stages: pre-trial, trial, and post-trial. In this guide, our Texas breach of contract attorneys will discuss only the...

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Family Law

How to File for Divorce in Dallas County

Filing for divorce in Dallas County can be overwhelming. Going it alone in Dallas County divorce court can be perilous. Nevertheless, the state provides help on its website for self-represented parties filing for divorce in Dallas County.  In general, low conflict and fewer assets mean a faster and easier divorce. A contested divorce can take significantly longer. Here, our...

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Business Law

How to Dissolve a Corporation in Texas

Whether you’re a shareholder, board member, or corporate officer of a C or S Corp, at some point you may realize it’s time to shut down. But there are specific steps to take. You can’t simply shutter operations and walk away.   If you’re wondering how to dissolve a corporation in Texas efficiently and properly, contact our Dallas corporate attorneys...

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Business Law

How Long Does It Take to Get an LLC in Texas?

The decision to formalize your business through the establishment of a legal entity with Texas is one of the best business decisions you can make. It sets your company apart from other fly-by-night operations. It allows you to grow and attract investors, and it alerts the public that you are taking your business seriously. In this guide, our Texas...

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Business Law

How to Remove a Member From an LLC in Texas

People enter into business together to realize a common vision based on a common interest. The belief in success and hope in the future often overrides all other concerns and seems to be the salve for all potential disagreements. However, those days frequently come to an end and discord arises between business partners.  Conflict arises most frequently from disagreements...

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Business Law

Texas Independent Contractor Laws

Have questions about Texas independent contractor laws? Contact the experienced employment lawyers at The Hunnicutt Law Group today: (214)361-6740 At the time of hire, many people do not pay attention to whether they were called an employee or an independent contractor. In fact, if they did pay attention they may have thought those terms were interchangeable and had little...

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Business Law

Can You Get Fired for Not Getting the COVID-19 Vaccine in Texas?

COVID-19 has thrown the entire world into a heightened level of uncertainty and concern that touches almost every area of life. We have questions about our health, our rights, our relationships, and our jobs. With differing opinions regarding the advent of COVID-19 vaccines, we understand that many employees want to know, Can your employer fire you for not getting...

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Business Law

Motion for Default Judgment in Texas

A default judgment in Texas occurs where a defendant in a lawsuit fails to respond in a timely manner. If the defendant never responds, the plaintiff can file a motion for a default judgment. Basically, this allows the court to rule in favor of the plaintiff even without the need for a trial. The judge will issue a decision...

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Business Law

Is a Verbal Agreement Legally Binding in Texas?

Most verbal agreements are legally binding in Texas. A handshake can be legally binding in Texas if the agreement is otherwise a valid contract. However, certain agreements must be in writing by law before they become binding. Texas’s verbal agreement law comes from Texas common law, the Uniform Commercial Code, and other Texas state statutes. Suppose your neighbor offers...

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Business Law

The Four Breach of Fiduciary Duty Elements Explained

To recover against a defendant for a claim of breach of fiduciary duty, you must prove all the following by a preponderance of the evidence: The defendant was acting as a fiduciary of the plaintiff with respect to the subject matter involved; The defendant breached a fiduciary duty owed to the plaintiff; The plaintiff suffered an injury; and The...

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