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Rental agreement Dan Burke

4 Things You Should Never Do In A Rental House

Living in a rental house feels like having your own home, and it should for the most part. However, there are some simple things many renters forget they aren’t allowed to do. Here are four things you should never do in a rental house. Change the Locks Changing the locks…
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San Antonio Will and testimate Dan Burke

Requirements for a Valid Will in Texas

What are the requirements for a valid will in Texas? A will, or last will and testament, is a binding legal document that states your final wishes. In a will, the testator – the person writing the will – can leave specific instructions on how their property is to be…
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Why are articles of incorporation important?

Looking to start your own small business? Congratulations, entrepreneur! While starting a business can be an exciting experience, it can also be overwhelming. Small business owners have a lot on their plates, including business planning and strategy, marketing, sales, staffing and customer service. Where do you even start? One of…
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starting a small business

How to Start a Small Business

With the idea for a small business in your mind and a business plan written, it’s time to begin taking steps toward making your idea the real thing. There are many things you need to consider when starting a small business - the most important being that everything is legal.…
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probate law

How to Legally Handle the Sudden Passing of a Family Member

There’s no easy way to handle the passing of a family member, especially when it occurs suddenly and without preparation. It is important, however, to know what to do – especially from a legal aspect. Here’s how to legally handle the sudden death of a family member. Immediately After The…
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property deed

Do’s and Don’ts of Real Estate Deeds

Deeds are part of any real estate transaction. Knowing what is right and wrong when writing a deed is key in ironing out the fine details during the transfer of ownership. Here are some important tips for writing a deed. Where To Start Preparing a deed by yourself is possible,…
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business law

What Laws Affect A Business?

If you are beginning your journey to becoming a business owner, there are a lot of important steps to solidifying the process and knowing what to look out for. Here are some important laws that every business owner should be aware of. Employment There are many business laws regarding retirement,…
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employment agreement

What To Look For In An Employee Agreement

One of the key components to securing a new job is to understand the employee agreement contract - knowing what conditions you are adhering to and reading the fine print. Here are some things you need to be aware of before signing your contract. Title and Job Description This may…
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Small Business Merger

How To Have A Successful Business Merger

Small business mergers can seem like a great challenge - but with the right partner, adopting a new culture and paying attention to your employees, success is at your doorstep. Here are some ways to navigate your next business merger. Your Partners Getting to know who you are going into…
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Renter-Landloard rights

What Are Renter-Landlord Rights? 

If you are renting an apartment, home or condo, it is important to be aware of your renter and landlord rights and review your lease with a real estate attorney. Knowing the responsibilities of the renter and the landlord can save you trouble in the long run. Discrimination Your application…
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