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Trademarks vs DBAs

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Trademarks vs Doing Business As If you’re starting a new business, you know there are a lot of things you need to check off on your to-do list. One of those is most likely registering your business name and/or logo legally. But how do you know if a trademark or…

What You Need To Know About Breaches Of Contract

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If you are new to the business world or new to signing contracts, staying informed on how to protect yourself is important. There are many different types of breaches of contract – but do you know how to handle them? Here at Dan Burke Attorney At Law, we are experts…

What is a “Non-Compete” Agreement?

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Though we might all be guilty of not reading Terms and Conditions in their entirety, it’s still important to understand exactly what you’re agreeing to by signing any dotted lines. One common form that employees may encounter is a non-compete agreement, and it’s crucial to know all the strings that…

When Landlords Should Hire A Lawyer

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Being a landlord means dealing with tenants. Part of the job is handling rental disputes with their customers. While many issues can be resolved with simple communication, how do you know when legal assistance is required? Here are a few common situations in which lawyers for landlords are beneficial. Buying…

What is Considered Trespassing in Texas?

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Most people understand trespassing as entering private property without permission. While this is a good start, it’s important for residential and commercial property owners to know everything about trespass laws, from giving notice to pursuing legal action against trespassers. Let’s start by discussing what is considered trespassing under Texas property…

Why Quitclaim Deeds Aren’t Used in Texas

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The most important part of buying or selling property is the deed, which is the legal document that transfers the property title from the seller to the buyer. But not all deeds are the same. While there are multiple ways to legally transfer property such as a house, there’s one…

Requirements for a Valid Will in Texas

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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…