3 Things That Prospective Landowners Should Know About Eminent Domain

There’s nothing that makes one prouder than being able to say, “I’m finally a landowner!” After working so hard for years and finally making that life-changing purchase, it can feel like you’re on top of the world. There can be a lot of things to look into when it comes to purchasing land, however. One... read more

Liens: 4 Things You Should Know About this Very Important Legal Topic

The Rio Grande Valley has had so much growth over the past few years. There are several construction sites across the area, opening doors to contractors, construction workers, material providers, subcontractors and suppliers. In the construction field, lines can easily get blurred in the payment process and you can end up with the short end... read more

A Closer Look: Exploring the Basics of Administrative and Utility Law

Law is a very large, detailed and, at times, complicated field. There are so many different practice areas that fall under law, and this is also oftentimes followed by even more subcategories that go into each. In this piece, we’ll be shedding some light on administrative and utility law, in particular. What Are They? A... read more

Some Important Things That All Business Owners Should Know When Dealing with Commercial Litigation

Although owning and operating a business is something that’s highly sought after, there are many issues that can arise once it’s running. Breach of contract, fraud and misrepresentation, tax disputes, shareholder issues and partnership/joint venture disputes are just a few of the most prevalent conflicts that can happen. As a small business owner, it’s a... read more

Project SH 68 and What it Means to Valley Residents

Property ownership is perhaps one of the biggest components of what we call the “American Dream”. You buy a little slice of paradise, wherever it may be, build a home or business, and enjoy if for as long as you want. However, the government can use eminent domain to take property from owners (with adequate... read more

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