March, 2018
Newsletter
GOOD BUSINESS: Limiting Your Personal Liability

By Audrey Lewis Juranek, Senior Associate Attorney 

One of the best tools to limit or avoid personal liability associated with running your business in Texas is to set up a corporation, limited liability company, or a similar entity. However, many business owners set up their business entity, open a bank account, and go about their "business as usual" without timely filing the required business franchise tax reports with the State of Texas...


State of Texas: Important March Lien Deadlines 

A Mechanic's lien is a beneficial tool for professionals in the construction industry to both secure and collect debt from services or materials supplied on a construction project.

Texas has one of the most complicated and detailed lien processes with specific deadlines and rules that must be met.

Be sure not to miss these important dates!Click below for a list of specific March deadlines for residential, non-residential and public works projects:

Around The Firm

Client Successes  

We are proud of our strong representation and positive results that we continue to produce for our clients each month. Since the new year, $304,412.93 in judgment collections have been obtained to date.


Industry Activities
We enjoyed attending and exhibiting at the ACI-Houston Concrete Construction Show on Feb. 22nd.

Coming Up
We will be an exhibitor at The Blue Book Building and Construction Network's "Who's Who Showcase Expo on 4/12 at Minute Maid Park. 

For the second year in a row, our firm will be participating in the Houston Food Bank's "Food From the Bar" competition and hosting a fundraising drive beginning April 2nd.

More details about these events will be posted on our website and social media pages soon!
  
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This newsletter is intended as a general educational overview of the subject matter and is not intended to be a comprehensive survey of recent jurisprudence, nor a substitute for legal advice for a specific legal matter. If you have a legal issue, please consult an attorney.