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Pipeline Easement Rates in Texas
What are the Pipeline Easement Rates in Texas?

By:   Alejandro L. Padua,  Attorney

Head of Eminent Domain and Condemnation Practice

Padua Law Firm, PLLC

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Posted by Alex Padua at Oct 18 2018 - 0 comments
Startup Companies Mistakes to Avoid and Tips to Keep In Mind

It’s hard to believe that companies such as Uber, Amazon, and Netflix began their incredibly successful journeys as startups. Many other services Americans use on a frequent basis pro

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Posted by Alex Padua at Jun 01 2018 - 0 comments
Bitcoin and Cryptocurrencies – Great Opportunity or Risky Business?

Chances are that you have heard the terms “Bitcoin,” “Ethereum,” “virtual tokens,” or “cryptocurrency” at some point within the last couple of years. Someone has probably even told you to invest in them. Or maybe you’re an entrepreneur that wants to jump on this new wave of alternative capital raising for your venture. But first, what

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Posted by Alex Padua at Apr 03 2018 - 0 comments
Piercing the Corporate Veil – Minimizing Your Risk

One of our roles as corporate lawyers is to use the business organizations code and applicable case law to protect our clients with the principles of limited liability. Indeed, that is why our various corporate forms exist – to shield shareholders and owners from personal liability for obligations of the corporat

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Posted by Alex Padua at Feb 26 2018 - 0 comments
addicks-barker reservoir and its surrounding area
Important Notice to Property Owners Along Buffalo Bayou And The West Fork Of The San Jacinto River

Important Notice to Property Owners Along Buffalo Bayou And The West Fork Of The San Jacinto River Who Were Damaged By Flooding – You Have Potential Inverse Condemnation Claims

If your home or business property was flooded (or the flooding levels and duration was significantly increased) due to the flood water releas

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Posted by Alex Padua at Sep 13 2017 - 0 comments
Raising Capital Through a Private Placement of Equity Securities

When an entrepreneur is starting a new business and needs to secure financing, one viable option is to raise money from investors.  Such private financing may be undertaken through a private placement. Since you are essentially selling a portion of your company to one or more investors, you are subject to strict federal and state securities regulations. The Securities Act requires al

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Posted by Alex Padua at May 01 2016 - 0 comments
BBs Cafe Texas
BB’s Cajun Café Secures Private Equity Financing for New Location

Padua Law Firm represented BB’s Café in its private offering of equity securities for its new restaurant in Pearland Texas, its sixth location in the Houston, TX area. The issuer for the private placement offering that closed and fully funded in March 2016 is Pearland Tex-Orleans, Ltd. The offering successfully raised equity capital from accredited investo

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Posted by Alex Padua at Mar 28 2016 - 0 comments