What is first right of refusal?

When creating a lease or contract in the Texas oil industry, it is essential that you understand all the complexities of the situation. If you happen to be leasing a very lucrative property or an area that is has captured the interest of...

What should I know about surface and mineral rights?

Companies in Texas are always looking for new sources of gas and oil. It is important that all parties involved in a new find of gas or oil be aware of their rights and how royalties work. One of the more complex parts of this is...

Shield your business from product liability

When a defective product causes a serious injury, the product manufacturer is legally responsible for the person's medical bills, lost wages and associated costs. As a small business owner, you can protect your customers and limit your...

Should you document every transaction?

For small companies in Texas, business litigation can take its toll financially. If your business were like most, you would rather avoid business litigation if possible. Proactivity is one of the keys to avoiding litigation. If you...