Maybe you're in the process of creating an estate plan. Or maybe you were named the executor of a loved one's will. Regardless of your situation, there may come a time when you need to learn more about the probate process.
Anyone in Texas worried about protecting their works from infringement should be aware that the sooner they register their copyrighted works, the more protected they'll be. That being said, the US Supreme Court issued a ruling recently that highlighted the importance of early registration: Simply put, a copyright owner cannot file litigation and protect their rights unless their work is already registered by the United States Copyright Office.
Texas residents who own businesses and are considering merging with or acquiring another company should be aware that there are multiple insurance issues that must be addressed. Before signing a merger and acquisition deal, business owners should consult with a transactional attorney to understand the various insurance issues and how to avoid being burdened with acquired liabilities.