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Tips to Sell Your Company

Tips to Sell Your Company

By Leigh B. Meineke Law Firm |

Selling a business is more complex than selling a house or other assets. There are a lot of moving parts, and missteps can open you up to liability from the buyer, investors, property owners, or government regulators. Continue reading for considerations to keep in mind when selling your business. Call a Houston business formation… Read More »

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Questions to Ask a Lawyer for a Startup Business

By Leigh B. Meineke Law Firm |

Starting a business requires more than coming up with a profitable idea. There are several important steps to take, and a number of pitfalls to avoid. Working with a business startup attorney can help ensure you start your business on the right foot, protecting your interests and avoiding unnecessary delays, costs, and liabilities. Below… Read More »

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Environmental Issues in Real Estate

By Leigh B. Meineke Law Firm |

Commercial real estate development projects have to deal with a seemingly infinite number of laws and regulations and a veritable alphabet soup of agency approvals. Some of the most expensive, time-consuming, and occasionally deal-destroying issues that arise in real estate transactions involve environmental issues. If you are undertaking a commercial real estate development project,… Read More »

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When Should I Hire a Debt Collector?

By Leigh B. Meineke Law Firm |

Debt collection is never any entity’s first choice. When you provide goods or services to a client, customer, or other party, you have an expectation that you’ll get paid. You would not have entered into the business relationship had you known that the debtor would be unwilling or unable to pay. Waiting on a… Read More »

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Tips For Creating a Business Succession Plan

By Leigh B. Meineke Law Firm |

It’s vital for any business to have an established succession plan. The succession plan ensures the continuity of the business without unnecessary jockeying and conflict when the current vanguard retires or passes away. The plan also accounts for unexpected events, including what happens to the stakes owned by parties who unexpectedly die or divorce…. Read More »

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What Are the Types of Intellectual Property?

By Leigh B. Meineke Law Firm |

One of the most valuable tools in the arsenal of any business is intellectual property (IP) protection. Despite its utility, many business owners and entrepreneurs are unfamiliar with the various forms of IP, what they protect, and how they work. Below, we discuss the four principal categories of intellectual property protection. If you need… Read More »

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How to Resolve a Partnership Dispute

By Leigh B. Meineke Law Firm |

Business partnerships, like other relationships, are likely to involve at least some conflict. No partnership is perfect because no two people can agree on absolutely everything all the time. If you find yourself in a dispute among partners to a business, there are methods to utilize that can minimize disruption to the business and… Read More »

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What to Do If You Suspect Breach of Contract

By Leigh B. Meineke Law Firm |

Business relationships are forged through contracts. Contracts impose duties on each party: I deliver you goods or services, and you pay me in exchange. When a party violates the terms of a contract, the other party can suffer significant harm. The non-breaching party can find themselves in hot water with customers, clients, and other… Read More »

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Holding Companies vs. Shell Companies

By Leigh B. Meineke Law Firm |

The longer you own a business, the more you enter into the murky world of corporate governance. There are many options available to facilitate the growth of your enterprise, with decisions ranging well beyond whether to incorporate or file as an LLC. Below, we discuss a particularly opaque area of corporate law and governance:… Read More »

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Corporate Reorganization in Texas

By Leigh B. Meineke Law Firm |

Businesses change over time, or at least they should. Corporations that seek to increase profit or maximize efficiency may need to restructure the way the company is organized in order to serve those goals. There are a number of different avenues for corporate reorganization, and the optimal approach depends on the nature of the… Read More »

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