How to Negotiate a Reduction of Your Commercial Lease

2020-05-19T17:19:20-05:00By |

How to Negotiate Temporary Commercial Rent Reductions If your business is suffering due to Coronavirus, the monthly rental payment on your business lease may not be manageable. Here's how to talk with your landlord. In this video, Patric McCallum, principal attorney of Drew|McCallum, and Wendy Bowser, Houston [...]

6 Steps to Hiring Your First (or Next) Employee

2020-09-16T15:33:32-05:00By |

6 Steps to Hiring Your First Employee It's time to hire your first employee.  So, how do you do that? There are multiple steps involved, all with different state law, federal law, and regulatory compliance requirements.  You can spend hours (even days) researching and trying to figure [...]

I’m Thinking About Divorce – What Now?

2020-09-16T15:50:23-05:00By |

I'm Thinking About Divorce - What Now?   You're up nights thinking about divorce.  You can't sleep.  You're not doing well at work.  You don't know what to do.  Can your relationship be saved?  Divorce is such an ugly word, but there seems to be no avoiding [...]

What are Non-Compete Agreements? Start Here.

2020-09-16T16:32:32-05:00By |

Questions about Non-Compete Agreements?  Start Here We are frequently asked questions about non-compete agreements.  First, what are they?  Second, are they enforceable?  Third, what are the requirements?  This article is a short introduction to non-compete agreements. What Is A Non-Compete Agreement? A non-compete agreement is an agreement [...]

3 Best Practices When Recording Business Calls

2020-09-16T16:33:30-05:00By |

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 [...]