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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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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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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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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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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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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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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The Four Elements of a Breach of Contract Claim

A breach of contract claim is the heart of almost all business litigation. The basic breach of contract elements require you to prove: There was a valid contract; You performed your part of the contract; The defendant failed to perform their part of the contract; and You sustained damages caused by the defendant’s breach. If you relied on someone...

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Texas Whistleblower Act & Whistleblower Protection Overview

Are you a whistleblower in the state of Texas? Get your questions answered by an attorney ASAP. Call an experienced Dallas whistleblower lawyer at 214-361-6740 or contact us online with your questions today. If you are a public employee in Texas and you discover that your employer has violated state, local, or federal law, you may be wondering what...

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Texas Uniform Trade Secrets Act Overview

The Texas Uniform Trade Secrets Act (TUTSA) serves the purpose of defining trade secrets and providing guidelines and remedies to businesses whose trade secrets are exposed.  If you and your business need help understanding the Texas Uniform Trade Secrets Act and protecting your trade secret information, contact the attorneys at The Hunnicutt Law Group today. What Is a Trade...

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