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Shell Corporations

Shell Corporation Shell corporations are businesses that are created to hold funds and manage financial transactions of other entities. These corporations do not have substantial assets, employees, or active operations, and they do not provide customers with products or services. Entities can use shell corporations as legal tools for the following: For business transactions  To […]

Cease And Desist Letters

Response To Cease And Desist Letter Defamation You should not panic when you receive a cease and desist letter. A cease and desist letter is simply a warning that you are likely to face a lawsuit if you continue a certain harmful action. It is also a sign there is an opportunity to settle the […]

Adverse Possession In Texas

Texas Adverse Possession Adverse possession is a legal principle that outlines what conditions a party needs to meet in order to claim another person’s property through continuous possession or use. A person can only claim a right to a property through adverse possession if they meet the requirements described by the law. For example, the […]

Quiet Title In Texas

Suit To Quiet Title Texas  A suit to quiet title is a legal procedure to establish a person’s right to ownership of real property against other adverse claimants. It helps clarify the ownership and validity of contracts or liens on a piece of property. An action to quiet title is different from a trespass to […]

Equitable Remedies In Breach Of Contract Lawsuit

Equitable Contract People, businesses, or organizations sign contracts all the time. In fact, simply ordering staplers for your business is actually entering into a contract with the company that will supply the staplers.  Once you pay for the delivered items you have fulfilled your side of the contract. However, contract breaches involving relationships such as […]

Forming An LLC In Texas

Starting An LLC In Texas Deciding which formal entity is right for your company when you are starting a business is not always easy. Many entrepreneurs choose LLCs as business entities because they offer a number of protections of a traditional corporation and are also as flexible as partnerships. For example, an LLC can protect […]

Texas Power Of Attorney

Power Of Attorney Texas Law When planning your estate you should consider establishing a durable power of attorney to make sure that your wishes are carried out when you are inaccessible for some reason. People often give their children power of attorney (POA) so that the children can make certain decisions if the parents become […]

Muniment Of Title

Muniment Of Title Texas A muniment of title is a procedure used in place of full estate administration, but in this procedure there is no appointment of an administrator or an executor of the estate. A muniment of title simply allows a deceased person’s last will and testament to be treated as proof of title […]

Piercing The Corporate Veil

Pierce The Corporate Veil The first thing you should think about when staring a business is how you can protect yourself from lawsuits or debts that the business may face.  Making the business an LLC, LP, or corporation can shield business owners, members, and stockholders from lawsuits.  However, there are certain situations where a lawsuit […]

Verbal Contracts In Texas

Are Verbal Agreements Binding in Texas? Unwritten Contracts Verbal contracts are unwritten contracts that are sometimes called handshake agreements or gentleman’s agreements. In such agreements, it is up to the parties that have entered the agreement to carry out the obligations according to the provisions of the verbal agreement. When everyone that has entered the […]