If you are contemplating filing for bankruptcy it is important to seek advice before moving forward. I can help you decide if bankruptcy is appropriate for you and, if so, whether it would be better for you to file for Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 relief. Once you decide to go forward I will prepare all forms necessary for filing and represent you as you move through the process. (Southern District of Texas only; See bankruptcy section for permitted counties).
I have experience in both Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy and understand how stressful debt can be. Deciding to declare bankruptcy is a difficult decision. I take time to explain the pros and cons of taking that step so the client is fully informed before filing for bankruptcy. My initial consultation is free and I charge a fixed fee for preparation and filing of bankruptcy petitions. Additionally, I will accompany each client to the meeting of creditors and all hearings.
Adversarial hearings are not common to Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 hearings, therefore my flat fee does not cover those hearings. Should you become engaged in an adversarial hearing during the course of your bankruptcy we will negotiate a reasonable fee for the additional representation.
Licensed to practice bankruptcy law in the Federal Court of the Southern District of Texas consisting of the following counties only; Austin; Brazos; Colorado; Fayette; Ft. Bend; Grimes; Harris; Montgomery; San Jacinto; Walker; Waller.
If you are considering starting a new business I can help you determine which business entity is best for you in your particular situation. Further, I can assist you in preparing and filing all the necessary forms whether your new business will be a corporation, partnership or limited liability company. I hope that, in working with you, we will form a professional relationship that will allow me to continue to work with you as your business grows.
Determining which business form to use for your business is not always easy. I will discuss the various options with you so you can make an informed decision. I will also help you file the necessary forms to set up your particular business.
I will provide advice and assistance with business formation. My assistance includes an analysis of the advantages and disadvantages of different business entities, whether is a corporation, an LLC, a partnership or sole proprietorship. As part of my service I will prepare the documents necessary to form your new business entity.
For Corporations I will work with you to prepare and file the articles of incorporations and corporate by-laws. Additionally I can assist you in setting up corporate records and issuing stock.
If you are considering starting an LLC I will help you with company name validation, the drafting and filing of articles of organization, drafting of management agreements and the formulation of a management structure.
If you are considering forming a partnership I will help you draft the partnership agreements and ensure they are in compliance with the Texas Uniform Partnership Act.
Licensed to practice business law in entire State of Texas.
If you are a securities investor and have a dispute with your investment representative you have several options for resolving your securities-related dispute. You may contact the brokerage firm involved in your securities-related dispute, file a claim in arbitration, pursue settlement through mediation or file a complaint with a securities regulator, including FINRA. I can help you determine which option is best for you. Further, I can help you assess damages incurred, identify violations that may have been committed and represent you in arbitration or mediation proceedings.
I represent individuals who have experienced losses in their investment account resulting from account mismanagement, over-concentration, churning and unsuitability of investment selection.
I am a seasoned attorney experienced in FINRA Dispute Resolution. My securities arbitration experience includes client representation in FINRA Dispute Resolution, Inc. arbitration proceedings, analysis of financial statements, determination of potential damages, suitability analysis, management of discovery, drafting of Claims and Answers and related motions.
My securities industry experience also includes a position as Assistant General Counsel (New Member Applications) with a company specializing in broker/dealer registration, compliance, operational oversight and regulatory monitoring. Licensed to practice securities law in entire State of Texas