Education & Juvenile Justice
Daly & Campbell have years of providing guidance to parents and protecting the future of children.
What Texas Parents Need To Know
The expectation of inheritance can often times bring out the worst in us. It is not uncommon for families to engage in all out war over property they did little to earn. In 1924, a Texas appeals court said, “Law suits between brothers and sisters over parental devises or inheritances almost invariably lead to bitterness and discord, and as a matter of public policy should be discouraged whenever practicable.” Many things in society has changed since 1924, however many things haven’t. When fighting over inheritance, we have represented family members in awful contested probate situations. Siblings hide property from each
We enjoy nothing more than helping someone start a new business. When at the ground level of an endeavor, your first steps can matter the most. Selecting the proper business entity and structure generally concerns liability, taxation, governance and funding. If the business is not reliant on venture capital or selling stock, an LLC is an excellent option. LLC’s provide liability protection of personal assists. LLCs can elect to be taxed as a partnership or as an S Corp. LLCs do not have intensive governance requirements. How do you set up an LLC? Pick a name Pick a Registered Agent
Daly & Campbell have litigated non-compete agreements in counties across our area however the agreements have rarely been enforceable. If you are a business owner or former employee facing an issue with a non-compete agreement, contact us so that we can guide you to a successful outcome. If you are a new business or a person considering a new job opportunity, now is an even better time to contact us so that we can help you avoid future problems.
Work and employment related lawsuits are far more common than most people realize. Employers and employees need more awareness about what can get them in trouble. You should be familiar with some things in our list but maybe surprised by others. Discrimination Gender, Age, Race, National Origin, Religion – Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, 42 U.S.C. § 2000e et seq. Age – Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, 29 U.S.C. §§ 621-634. Termination while nearing retirement – Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974, 29 U.S.C. §§ 1001-1461. Race, color, national origin, religion and sex – Texas Labor Code, Chapter 21, Texas Labor
Students have limited first amendment rights on campus. Under Texas law, schools can suspend student?s for up to three days for almost any reason. The Constitution requires that prior to a student being suspended, the student should be informed of the alleged misconduct and be given a chance to explain. Texas law doesn?t require schools to follow the constitutionally required procedure. The lack of required due process under Texas law is unconstitutional but a school district?s student code of conduct may provide for it. The only requirement under Texas law is that the school make some minimum efforts to contact