the future wellbeing of our community depends in large part on the success of our small businesses
have an idea to start a business and need help establishing a legal entity?
for the thousands of thriving businesses in the rio grande valley, we are here to help
our legal services for businesses
Establishing a legal entity the right way from the start can save you alot of heartache and misery in the future
Business often have conflicts or disagreements regarding their transactions and/or contracts. We often represent businesses in Business to Business litigation in the judicial court system.
Drafting an ironclad employee contract could save you thousands of dollars having to defend employee lawsuits.
non-soliciation or non-compete
If you need to protect your trade secrets from exiting employees who will more than likely become your competitor, you need to have a well drafted non solicitation and non compete agreement.
We also represent businesses responding to EEOC complaints of discrimination.
seperation or severance packages
Having to lay off or terminate an employee without it becoming a lawsuit can be accomplished with some crafty drafting in a severance package. Pay a little to save a ton.
anti-discrimination policies and procedures
A properly constructed employee handbook regarding discrimination and sexual harassment in the workplace is indispensable.
small business consulting
minimum and overtime wages
The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) establishes minimum wage, overtime pay, and record keeping.
workers compensation insurance
Workers Compensation insurance provides coverage for employees who are injured while on the job.
negligent hiring and retention
An employer has a legal duty to use reasonable care in selecting and retaining employees.
employee versus independent contractor
There are certain costs and benefits of classifying workers as employee versus independent contractor and consequences for misclassification
employee discrimination claims
Various federal and state laws prohibit employers from taking adverse actions against an employee based on a protected characteristic.
state unemployment insurance
An employee who is out of work through no fault of his own may file an unemployment insurance claim.
insurance policies and coverage
What type of insurance is best for you and your business.
NEW EMPLOYEE REPORTING REQUIREMENTS
Texas employers are required to report all newly hired and rehired employees within 20 calendar days of hiring.
We're here to help
Give us a call, and tell us a little bit about your case. One of legal assistants will be able to tell you whether its something we can help out with or not.