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Choosing the Best Structure for Your New Dallas Business: A Dallas Business Lawyer’s Insights

Dallas business lawyer, Richard “Ric” Armstrong, talks about the different types of business structures in Texas and the legal implications of each. If you’re starting a new business in Dallas, selecting a legal structure may be one of the most important decisions you make. You can, of […]

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Plano Business Lawyer: More Insights about How to Classify the People Who Power Your Business

Plano business lawyer, Richard “Ric” Armstrong, talks about how to categorize employees in your Texas business. Classifying workers correctly as either “employees” or “independent contractors” comprises only part of your responsibility as a Texas business owner. You must also correctly determine whether your employees are “exempt” or “non-exempt” […]

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Dallas Business Attorney: Properly Classifying Texas Business Employees

Dallas business attorney, Richard “Ric” Armstrong, offers insight about how to classify your employees to minimize drama and problems. The U.S. Department of Labor identifies the misclassification of employees as “one of the most serious problems facing affected workers, employers and the entire economy.” Businesses that make this […]

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A Texas Business Law Attorney’s Guide to Surviving a “Business Divorce” (Part 2)

Texas business law attorney, Richard “Ric” Armstrong, talks in more depth about dissolving a Texas business partnership. You just discovered that your best friend from childhood (and business partner for decades) has been hiding assets in an offshore account. Or maybe you and your co-owner keep screaming […]

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A Dallas Business Law Attorney’s Guide to Surviving a “Business Divorce” (Part 1)

Dallas business law attorney, Richard “Ric” Armstrong, shares what you need to know about ending an intimate (and potentially profitable) relationship the right way. We all hope it never happens, but occasionally good friends make bad business partners, causing a rift in the relationship. Alternatively, maybe you […]

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A Plano Business Attorney’s Quickstart Guide to Succession Planning (Part 2)

Plano business attorney, Richard “Ric” Armstrong, offers insights about how to plan for the future of your company. When should you dream up a succession strategy for your business? The short answer is “sooner than later.” By the time you actually need to enact a plan, it […]

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Texas Business Succession Attorney’s Quickstart Guide to Planning (Part 1)

Texas business succession attorney, Richard “Ric” Armstrong, discusses the importance of planning for the future of your company. A couple of years ago, CNBC released a poll with profoundly disturbing statistics. It found that nearly 80% of business owners planned to fund their retirements from their company, but […]

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Fort Worth Business Law Attorney Talks About Common Traps in Buy-Sell Agreements

Fort Worth business law attorney, Richard “Ric” Armstrong, discusses missed opportunities and snares to avoid when crafting buy-sell agreements. When one co-owner leaves the business, whether by death, coercion or choice, your buy-sell agreement provides governance as to how company ownership transfers to the remaining owner(s) or […]

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Before Seeking a Second Round of VC Funding, Ask the Following Questions to a Qualified Dallas Business Law Attorney

Dallas business law attorney, Richard “Ric” Armstrong, weighs in on the pros and cons of getting more investors for your business. Your start up is doing quite well after its opening rounds, and you’re now making plans for expansion. However, don’t just rush into a second round […]

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Partnership Agreement Do’s and Don’ts: A Dallas Business Law Attorney Provides Perspective

Dallas business lawyer, Richard “Ric” Armstrong, discusses the potential pitfalls when close friends start a company together, and how to avoid them.  Few things can end a good friendship quicker than a business deal gone bad. Conversely, few things can ruin a company faster than a good […]

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Armstrong The Law Firm, P.C.
Plano Location
1400 Gables Ct #103
Plano, TX 75075

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5601 Bridge Street, Ste. 300
Ft. Worth, Texas 76112

Phone: (972) 424-5297