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Upcoming Deadlines for Employers

Do you own or run a small business? Do you know your approaching deadlines for taxes? Do you have employees? Use independent contractors for your business? There are important tax deadlines approaching. The Small Business Administrion just published a reminder article to make sure you are on the right track: SBA Tax Deadline Article

By |January 17th, 2016|Business|0 Comments

Perpetual non-disclosures with no area limitation

When starting a new business protecting the original idea is often a primary concern. Yet, the idea often times has to be shared with potential investors, collaborators, partners, employees, etc. in order to get the business started. Additionally, many start-ups do not have sufficient capital to pursue trademarks and patents to protect their ideas […]

By |January 11th, 2016|Business, IP, Start-Up|0 Comments

New Texas Laws

Are you up to date on what the Texas Legislature has been up to? Here is a great new article on 12 new Texas laws spanning everything from healthcare billing and police body cams to a subject near and dear to my heart police officer training on how to deal with dogs. Many dogs […]

By |September 1st, 2015|Legal News and Events|0 Comments

Intrastate Crowdfunding Exemption

We had the pleasure of attending a town hall last week regarding the new Texas SEC (Securities and Exchange Commission) intrastate crowdfunding exemptions. This new exemption creates exciting new opportunities for new start-ups and small businesses. The exemption allows qualifying business to raise up to 1 million dollars of funds online from unaccredited investors on approved […]

By |July 5th, 2015|Business, Entrepreneur, Legal News and Events, Start-Up|0 Comments

Dallas’ First Official Marriage Thanks to Historic SCOTUS Opinion

Thanks to yesterday’s historic Supreme Court Decision Jack Evans and George Harris where the first couple to get officially married in Dallas County. After being together for almost 55 years they said they deserve it and we have to say that we agree. To read more about Jack and George’s marriage click here.

By |June 28th, 2015|Events, Family Law, Legal News and Events|0 Comments

President Obama on Obergefell v. Hodges

Watch President Obama’s Historic Speech on Obergefell v. Hodges:

To view the entire text of the SCOTUS decision click here.

By |June 28th, 2015|Events, Family Law, Legal News and Events|0 Comments

Lucas Museum legal strategy troubles

The March 12, 2015, order granted by the Judge in Friends of the Park v.  Chicago Park District was definitely not favorable to the proposed George Lucas Museum plan. U.S. District Court Judge John Darrah stated in his opinion that the lease language, “the exclusive right to occupy, use, maintain, manage and control the museum […]

By |March 13th, 2015|Art Law, Legal News and Events, Municipal Law, Real Estate|0 Comments

Drone Wars- U.S. may be losing

As U.S. regulators delay on creating a framework for the use of drone technology other countries are getting a competitive advantage in developing drone technology and the ecosystem needed for drones. Not only is the U.S. losing the direct business of the drone corporations moving overseas to countries like the U.K., but U.S. businesses […]

By |March 9th, 2015|Business, Legal News and Events|0 Comments

FCC- Net Neutrality and Open Internet Order

Last week the FCC published the new Open Internet Order, which reclassifies broadband internet as a telecommunications service under Title II of the Communications Act. These new rules provide that

Broadband providers cannot block content
Broadband providers cannot prioritize any content or traffic
Broadband providers can not “impair or degrade lawful internet traffic” because of content

This order, […]

By |March 2nd, 2015|Business, Legal News and Events|0 Comments

Dallas Bar association Raises $1.1 Million

The Dallas Bar Association along with Legal Aid has raised $1.1 million dollars to benefit programs like the Dallas Volunteer Attorney Program. These types of programs assist those that cannot afford conventional legal services and are in dire need of funding. To read more about the program and what you can do to help […]

By |March 1st, 2015|Legal News and Events, Non-Profit|0 Comments