How to Make Buying a Business Less Stressful
201710.20
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How to Make Buying a Business Less Stressful

There’s no doubt that purchasing your first home can be pretty nerve-wracking. However, some might say it pales in comparison to buying a business. Notwithstanding, the trade-offs from working for someone else to being in charge certainly make the stress worthwhile. Meanwhile, the decision to buy an existing business should be made with caution. It’s…

The Bottom Line on Employment Agreements
201710.10
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The Bottom Line on Employment Agreements

As a business owner, you may be up in the air about whether employment agreements are necessary. After all, you remember hearing that Texas is an “at-will” state when it comes to terminating workers who don’t meet your standards. But, what does that really mean? While it’s true that at-will employees can be fired easier,…

What You Need to Know About Estate Trustees
201709.29
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What You Need to Know About Estate Trustees

You may have heard the word trustee used in a variety of contexts. For example, there’s one type of trustee whose work is confined to bankruptcy proceedings. When used in estate planning, a trustee takes on a different meaning. It may refer to an individual or organization. Although it’s not generally good practice to define…

Land Development in Houston: What You Need to Know
201709.15
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Land Development in Houston: What You Need to Know

All things considered, land development in Houston is unique. Most cities and even smaller municipalities have zoning laws. Although Houston has no zoning laws, land development is controlled in other ways. Last year, a news article concluded that Houston’s lack of zoning laws made for some interesting images. Buildings of all types and sizes are…