Corporate Governance
What Is A DBA (Assumed Name) & When Do I Need One?

Just what is a DBA? A DBA (Doing Business As) is an official filing you make with either the local or statewide government offices for registering the name under which you will be conducting business. In Texas, we generally refer […]

Texas Series LLCs
Answering Questions About Texas Series LLCs

As we wrote a few months ago, Texas Series LLCs are rapidly becoming the preferred investment vehicle entity in Texas.  As I’ve been forming Series LLCs for clients, I keep getting the same questions, so I thought it would be […]

Texas Series LLCs
The Texas Series LLC: A Great Tool For Investors

I’ve had several clients ask me recently about Texas Series LLCs. What are they? What are the advantages of them? How can they be formed? Hopefully I can answer a few of those questions below.  Of course, I always recommend […]

Entity Type
Don’t Default To A General Partnership

Clients approach us all the time with issues associated to their small business partnerships. Problems arise such as business partners making bad business decisions, running up debts, mismanaging money or even trying to hide income from the partnership…you’d be really […]

Employment Contract Considerations

You know the saying, “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.”? Well, that axiom most certainly applies to small businesses. While many today do not enter into written employment agreements with their employees, it would certainly be in […]

Entity Type
Why Your Small Business Should (Likely) Be An LLC

UPDATE: This blog was formerly titled, “Why Your Startup Or Small Business Should (Likely) Be An LLC.” However, after the passing of the Tax Jobs and Cuts Act of 2017, we removed “startups” from the title. You see, in the […]

Entity Type
Where Every Startup & Small Business Should Begin

One of the best things about running a boutique law firm is that we really get to dive into our clients’ businesses and help them from the ground up. Every day we receive calls from small business owners, rogue inventors, […]