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GIVING YOUR FAMILY PEACE OF MIND THIS HOLIDAY

Many of us will be making tough decisions in the coming weeks. Is it safe to go to Grandma's house for Thanksgiving dinner? Should we invite our friends or neighbors to the house for a holiday get-together? Is it wise to drive around town delivering gifts to my clients?   Navigating the holidays ...

DON'T BE A TAX AND PROBATE TURKEY: NAVIGATING THE ESTATE TAX

Gifting can be a rewarding opportunity to those who have the means to do it. In the coming weeks, we will explore proper estate planning so your gifts have the maximum benefit for benefactors in a new series we are calling Don't Be A Tax & Probate Turkey™!   Click on the video to see the entire ...

WHAT PROPERTY OWNERS & MANAGERS NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE EVICTION MORATORIUM

The CITY OF AUSTIN and TRAVIS COUNTY have both extended a ban on eviction notices for tenants who qualify through the end of the year. While these protections are meant to ease stress for renters and commercial lease tenants from the economic impact of COVID-19, they also have serious implications f ...

THINGS TO CONSIDER BEFORE YOUR SUMMER INTERN ARRIVES

Summer Internship programs can be valuable experiences for both the business and the intern. There is perhaps no better way for an aspiring young person to learn what truly happens in her or his chosen career path than by getting real life experience with a company in that field. Businesses also get ...

NON-COMPETE, NON-SOLICATION & NON-DISCLOSURE AGREEMENTS - LOOK BEFORE YOU LEAP!

Pledges not to compete are often found in employment contracts when the employee has access to sensitive information about a business or that business’ client base. Texas is different than many other states when it comes to non-compete, non-disclosure and non-solicitation agreements.  What you ma ...

COMMON MISTAKES EMPLOYERS MAKE WITH AT-WILL EMPLOYMENT IN TEXAS

Texas law permits private employers and nonprofit organizations to offer at-will employment – a term used to refer to an employment arrangement in which either party may terminate the relationship at any time without cause. Unfortunately, some employers make mistakes that make it difficult for the ...