Posts by Matt Grimshaw
How to Choose the Right Structure for Your San Antonio Business
Congratulations! You have decided to start that business that you have been thinking about for a long time. However, deciding to go into business is the easiest part. Now you must make decisions that will affect your business moving forward. One of the first and most important is the business’s structure. The type of structure…Read More
Considerations for Child Custody and Shared Parenting in San Antonio
If you have children and are facing a divorce or ending a relationship, you probably have questions and concerns about child custody. In Texas, the law refers to child custody and visitation as “possession and access” and presumes that shared parenting benefits children, but does not provide for 50/50 sharing. Instead, the state sets out…Read More
Can My Spouse Come after My Business in a San Antonio Divorce?
If you own a business and are facing a divorce, you might wonder if your spouse will have rights to your business. Will you have to divide the business with your spouse? Will you be able to keep running the business after the divorce? Adding one or more businesses to the division of property required…Read More
Can I Get Sole Custody to Keep My Minor Child Safe?
Texas law assumes that when it comes to custody, children benefit from spending time with both parents. However, since the law also requires courts to base custody decisions on the best interests of the child, sole custody may be awarded where one parent presents a danger to the child. The presumption in Texas is that…Read More
What Is False Advertising?
Federal and state laws are in place to protect consumers from false advertising and scams that make deceptive claims about a product’s price, quality, or function. When consumers experience financial or other losses as a result of false or deceptive advertising, they have the right to pursue legal action with the help of a skilled…Read More
Warranties and the Texas Deceptive Trade Practices Act
Most Texas consumers have had some experience with warranties. Products often come with operating manuals containing printed warranties. Advertising may refer to a product warranty as part of the sales pitch. Extended warranties may be offered for sale at the time of purchase or at the end of the original warranty period. When consumers buy…Read More
Do I Have to Pay for My Ex’s Health Insurance After a Divorce?
When two people are married, it is typical that one spouse pays for health insurance for both parties through their employer-sponsored health care plan. When a divorce happens, many people wonder what happens to these benefits. In short, the spouse who is currently paying for health insurance is not required to continue to pay for…Read More
When Should I Consider Divorce Arbitration?
Arbitration and mediation are often used interchangeably, but they have major differences. They share in common that they are both a form of alternative dispute resolution (ADR). During arbitration, parties can decide things like on child custody, spousal maintenance, and property division. The goals are very similar to filing for divorce in court. However, the…Read More
When Are Non-Disclosure Agreements Unenforceable?
A non-disclosure agreement (NDA) is meant to protect confidential information from being released. If a person who signs an NDA discloses any information covered by the document, legal recourse is available. Texas law takes the issue of non-disclosure a step further. Even when an employee refuses to sign an NDA, they are still under a…Read More
What Is High Conflict Divorce?
When people think of divorce, they often think of conflict. It is, after all, a legal breakup, and emotions can run high even in amicable, mutual dissolutions. There are certain situations, however, where the divorce is so hostile that negotiations completely break down. We call these “high conflict” divorces, and they can be especially stressful.…Read More