NFL and NBA Owner Faces Battles in New Arena: Probate Court
Tom Benson, famed owner of the New Orleans Saints and New Orleans Pelicans, and his family are embroiled in battles both in Texas over his trust and in Louisiana over his competency. The filings were initiated in January by some of the descendants of Tom Benson alleging that his current wife has been manipulating him […]
Professional Services: Opinions vs. Labor
If you are in a service industry, you should be aware of a developing area of law which may have a significant impact on your exposure when issuing advice or rendering opinions to your customers. Recently, I tried a case to a jury in Houston where I defended a termite inspection company in a DTPA […]
Are Bad Internet Reviews Hurting Your Business?
Online reviews of businesses are becoming increasingly more important for the success of businesses. When consumers are looking to hire a contractor, try a new restaurant, book a vacation, or find a reliable auto mechanic, they regularly seek out the reviews of other consumers on websites such as Yelp, Angie’s List, TripAdvisor, Google, and many […]
First Things First: When and Where You Can File for Divorce
At the beginning of every divorce case, you must first ask yourself “where do I file?” and “when can I file?” Texas has strict requirements regarding which County the divorce suit can be filed in and when it can be filed. Under Texas Family Code Section 6.301, a petition for divorce may not be filed […]
Don’t Send Your Kids Off To College Without These!
As your children come home from college or get ready to leave, take care of some simple matters that could save your family from turmoil under the worst of circumstances. Everyone knows that even though your children may be going off to college, you will always be their parent and continue to take care of […]