As one of Houston's premier corporate restructuring law firms, Hendershot, Cannon, Martin & Hisey, P.C. has helped countless businesses assess their situations and choose the strongest option for their future. We regularly represent some of the most sophisticated clients in Houston and throughout Texas, so we know this terrain and what strategies most effectively safeguard our clients' interests when they face the possibility of dissolution because of disputes, disagreements, and other challenges.
The fact is that partnership and shareholder disputes happen. These disputes range from conflict that arises from personality differences to theft of intellectual property.
And in business relationships generally, there are six common (and frankly unavoidable) scenarios that may lead to the dissolution of your business. In these common scenarios, a partner may:
It is important to know, however, that while these scenarios may ultimately lead to the dissolution of your business, there may be other alternatives. The trick is in managing these scenarios and other risks effectively, whether or not the end result is dissolution.
We produce value for our clients because of our experience, our in-depth knowledge of the law and our relentless pursuit of legal rights. Clients throughout Houston, Texas, the nation, and internationally have turned to our firm with some of their most complex business disputes for more than 25 years.
Learn more about our services when it comes to managing and resolving the dissolution process and its related issues.
Call Hendershot, Cannon, Martin & Hisey to schedule an initial consultation at (713) 909-7323 or contact us online.
As just one example, we can under certain circumstances make a case for the appointment of a rehabilitative receiver. This individual will have the power to break deadlocks in your organization and prevent members from abusing their powers. If the deadlock cannot be overcome, a liquidating receiver has the power to dispose of assets.
Another great example is restraining orders and injunctions. These are powerful legal tools that help maintain and protect the status quo in the face of a defecting partner. Not every situation calls for dissolution, after all.
At the least, you can temporarily (or permanently) preserve the status quo using these three tools:
Much of this work involves protecting and preserving the continuity of the business. The problem you face doesn't necessarily mean dissolution. At Hendershot, Cannon, Martin & Hisey, P.C., we provide a wide array of corporate restructuring strategies to help address your company's changing circumstances while allowing you to continue doing business.
Protecting your interests means addressing the critical issues that follow below, whether you seek to preserve the business or seek to dissolve it.
We strive to position you for success. When litigation becomes necessary to protect your rights in the likelihood of business dissolution, we draw on our 25 years of experience in handling high-profile, complex matters effectively and decisively.
Dissolutions routinely involve time-sensitive legal disputes. For that reason, we encourage potential clients to contact us as soon as possible. Our experienced team understands how to work within these time constraints to maximize your options during dissolution.
Starting with our first meeting, we will learn the facts of your unique situation and begin crafting a legal strategy responsive to those circumstances and to your goals in the coming years.
Our quarter-century of experience means we can hit the ground running in your case and address a comprehensive variety of disputes related to business dissolution, including those involving:
We use our knowledge and experience to aggressively develop and implement your case strategy and maximize the options available to you. We encourage you to learn more about how our lawyers can help you use your business dissolution case to position yourself for the future.
One of the most important issues we manage for our clients during business dissolution and related litigation is the question of who owns the business's trade secrets. It is one of the most contentious issues when business partners decide to split: Who has rights to the intellectual property?
Business partners often spend so much energy building up a trusting relationship that they take trademarks and trade secrets for granted. It is not uncommon to run head on into a dispute when copyrights, trademarks and patent rights rise to the surface.
Hendershot, Cannon, Martin & Hisey.is a recognized leader in legal services for businesses and business owners in Houston and throughout Texas. Our team of Houston business litigation attorneys has extensive experience and knowledge in all areas of law involving trademark protection and intellectual property ownership rights.
In any business dispute, you need to be able to rely on upon experienced judgment to handle the tremendous variety of complicated issues that can arise during business dissolution. You need a trusted voice to give you as many corporate restructuring strategies as possible. With more than two decades of experience litigating some of the most sophisticated business dissolution matters in the country, we have the critical asset of experienced legal judgment.
We also have the right legal team in place to execute strategies based on that judgment. Our Houston business lawyers have a broad combination of experience and skills. Whether we are handing a routine matter or taking a complex case to trial, we have the resources to get the results you need.
Learn more about how our litigation and trial attorneys can help you navigate the possibility of business dissolution and its alternatives.
To schedule an initial consultation with us, call (713) 909-7323. You can also contact us online.