About Charlotte Drew

Charlotte Drew is a principal attorney with Drew & McCallum. Combining 25 years of business and legal experience across multiple practice areas, Charlotte’s legal practice currently centers on advising businesses as outside general counsel on business transactions, business franchising, and human resources. As a fun spin to her legal work, Charlotte combines her love of horses with her business through the area of equine law.

3 Best Practices When Recording Business Calls

2019-04-11T15:18:12-05:00By |

3 Best Practices when Recording Business Calls It can be tricky legal business to legally record business telephone calls, especially if your business operates in more than one state. Houston Methodist Hospital was sued by a doctor who alleges that the hospital system illegally recorded patients' phone [...]

Arbitration in Divorce and Business Disputes

2019-04-22T14:30:08-05:00By |

Arbitration in Divorce and Business Disputes. Arbitration, like collaborative or litigation, is a procedural mechanism for resolving divorces, business litigation, and disputes.  It is in essence a process by which the parties agree upon an arbitrator or panel of arbitrators to hear and decide their divorce or dispute.  It [...]

Federal Estate and Gift Tax Limits for 2016

2019-02-21T16:37:04-06:00By |

Federal Estate and Gift Tax Limits for 2016 Are you looking to establish or update your estate planning for 2016?  The federal estate tax limits for the new year are slightly increased from the prior year. For 2016, an individual can leave up to $5.45 million to his/her family [...]

Uncontested Divorce or Agreed Divorce – An Overview

2019-04-22T14:36:38-05:00By |

Uncontested/Agreed Divorce Process. What is an uncontested divorce?  How do we go through the agreed divorce process?  It's a way to divorce when the spouses are in agreement to divorce and generally amicable.  The parties want to work together to get through the divorce process. Do We Have to [...]

Website Shows Collateral Consequences of Criminal Convictions

2019-04-22T14:32:06-05:00By |

The Collateral Consequences of Criminal Convictions Here is an excerpt from an interesting article on the Blog of Legal Times: The American Bar Association and a Justice Department unit have launched a new website that allows users to search federal and state laws that hinder people with criminal records from being able [...]

Great Economic News for Texas

2019-03-13T15:26:20-05:00By |

Montgomery County Job Growth. This morning, CNN published an article "Where the Jobs Are" which lists the top 25 counties in the U.S. for job growth.  Texas makes an outstanding showing with 5 Texas counties on the list all within the top 10, and 2 of these counties - Montgomery and Fort [...]

Texas Business News: 2012 Franchise Tax Form Issues

2019-03-13T15:27:23-05:00By |

2012 Franchise Tax Form Issues I recently received a mass mail e-mail from the office of the Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts regarding common processing errors on some franchise tax forms.  It appears that the bar code included on the forms mailed to businesses contains information which cannot be corrected on [...]