Category Archives: Austin Business Law

The First Legal Steps Every Business Should Take

If you’re starting a new business, you may feel exhilarated and optimistic, but also confused and overwhelmed. Business ownership throws a lot of questions, concerns and details at you all at once, and it can be hard to know what … Continue reading

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Why Email Isn’t Enough: Email Agreements vs. Contracts

In my years as an Austin business attorney, I’ve talked to a number of business owners who thought they were “covered” on a particular point simply because that point had been discussed, and agreed upon, via email. On the surface, … Continue reading

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Contracts: Put them in writing.

One of the most common legal questions that businesses ask is “Does a contract have to be in writing?”  It’s an understandable question.  A business may make several agreements on a daily basis, pledging to do something in exchange for … Continue reading

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Texas Supreme Court ‘Spoliation’ Ruling

Kritika Kulshrestha, a staff writer for the Austin Business Journal talks about the Texas Supreme Court 'spoliation' ruling: A recent Supreme Court of Texas ruling has big implications for how businesses should preserve records or electronic data that may serve … Continue reading

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