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The Purpose of Non-Disclosure Agreements and How They Could Fail Harvey Weinstein

What happens when you violate a non-disclosure agreement? Are there any circumstances in which is permissible to violate one without consequences? What are non-disclosure agreements even for? What does everyone have to hide?   Non-disclosure agreements are a way for businesses or individuals to protect confidential information given to their employees or other parties. They Read More

Bananas

This Suit is Bananas – Halloween Edition

Halloween is just around the corner and if you or your kids are planning on going to a party or trick-or-treating around the neighborhood, you’ve probably already purchased costumes.  Afterall, Halloween is a booming business for retailers and Americans will spend around $3.4 billion on costumes this year.  If you purchased a banana suit from Read More

Hurricane Harvey

The Legal Aftermath of Hurricane Harvey

In the wake of Hurricane Harvey, many Texas residents have entirely new problems on their hands: rebuilding. For many folks, legal services organizations, such as Lone Star Legal Aid and Texas Rio Grande Legal Aid, are going to be essential in assisting them to get their life back on track. These organizations have already begun assisting victims with Read More

Time is Money

How Do Lawyers Get Paid, Anyway?

Retainers, contingency fees, flat fees…what does it all mean? These are the most common methods of paying lawyers. Some stick to one fee structure while others employ a variety. The type of law they practice usually dictates how a lawyer is paid. Estate planners and family law attorneys often charge flat fees for some of their Read More