Appeals: What They Are and What Sets Them Apart from Trials

One of the largest misconceptions surrounding law includes the belief that once a case has been tried and settled, the decision cannot be overturned or changed. Many of these court decisions (typically in state and federal courts) can be subject to review by an appeals court. This includes decisions regarding almost all types of civil... read more

Corporations 101: What You Should Know About Them

Most of us believe that all corporations are large companies worth billions and employ thousands of professionals and specialists. Although these two do apply to many corporations, there are some that are smaller whose operations involve different varieties of work. Another thing many don’t know is that there are different types of corporations. What are... read more

What to Know About Construction Law and Finding the Perfect Legal Representation

We’ve gone over the basics of construction law in the past, but now is the time to delve deeper into the subject, mainly a few terms that are used in the field and how you should go about finding the perfect legal guidance for your case. How does construction law work? Will any attorney who... read more

Mechanic’s and Materialman’s Liens: What They Are and How They Work

A common issue that arises in construction-related work is property owners having a lien filed against them for failing to properly compensate workers – contractors, subcontractors, architects, painters, plumbers, etc. – for the services they’ve performed and projects they’ve completed. While finding the proper legal avenue to take to ensure that they’re paid what they’re... read more

The Basics and Principles of Corporate Law

To say that corporate law is a very complex and distinct field is an understatement. Many steps go into building and trying cases within this area of practice, and simply understanding the intricacies of what goes into it and how it all comes together can be quite a lot to understand. Fortunately, however, our lawyers... read more

The First IEP Meeting: Who Will Attend to Discuss Your Child’s Academic Well-Being

If you’re the parent of a child with special needs, then you’re more than likely aware of what the individualized education program is. You’ve also probably attended several of these meetings over the past few years. However, if you’re expecting your child’s first IEP meeting soon, then there are several questions that are probably filling... read more

Buying a Home: What to Know About the Process and Why an Attorney Should Help You – Part 2

In our previous post, we went over a few pointers about the (sometimes) difficult process of purchasing a home. As we mentioned in that piece, home-buying can be a tough, nerve-racking and long process. Deciding on simple things like which part of a town or city to live in, nearby locations that you’ll enjoy and... read more

Buying a Home: What to Know About the Process and Why an Attorney Should Help You – Part 1

Purchasing a home can and will be one of the most significant experiences one will ever go through. The process of searching for the perfect house and deciding how it will be paid for can take weeks or even months. It’s something that should be done with great care and oversight. It also happens to... read more

Construction Law 101: The Basics of This Very Important Field

Construction law is one of the most overlooked subfields of law, and as such, topics that fall within it tend to go unknown to the general public. The main reason is, of course, only those within the construction field are familiar with these issues. The good thing is that there are many practicing attorneys that... read more

A Brief Overview of what Commercial Litigation is and How it Works

One of the most common legal fields practiced by attorneys is commercial litigation. This typically involves disputes of all types that result in business and includes partnership disputes, business torts, contract negotiations, shareholder disagreements, etc. Our lawyers in McAllen understand that in order to be a successful commercial litigator, one must have the ability to... read more