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This site is governed by the Texas Rules of Professional Responsibility

The attorney responsible for the content of the website is HCWD, PLLC. This website constitutes attorney advertising under the Texas Rules of Professional Responsibility. 

HCWD, PLLC Law Firm, P.C.

HCWD, PLLC Law Firm, P.C. is located in Houston, Texas. HCWD, PLLC Law Firm, P.C. is a registered Texas professional corporation. Our only office is located at 912 Prairie, Suite 100, Houston, Texas 77002.

Unless otherwise stated, the attorneys at HCWD, PLLC Law Firm, P.C.are licensed to practice only in the courts of Texas, and HCWD, PLLC Law Firm P.C.'s practice involves primarily Texas corporations or companies owned by Texas residents. While there are broad similarities in the business organizations laws across the United States, there are also significant differences from state to state, and HCWD, PLLC Law Firm, P.C. does not claim any expertise in the laws of other jurisdictions. While we frequently advise clients regarding legal issues involving other jurisdictions, all potential clients must understand that HCWD, PLLC Law Firm PC engages in the practice of law only in Texas and is subject to the laws and ethical standards governing the Texas bar. We may represent a client before a court outside of Texas only if qualified local counsel is also engaged on the matter and the particular court has granted a motion to admit HCWD, PLLC Law Firm, P.C. to practice in that court on a case-specific basis ("pro hac vice"). Every client or potential client who contacts HCWD, PLLC Law Firm, P.C. understands and agrees that any legal services are rendered solely in Texas and are solely governed by the Texas Rules of Professional Responsibility and other Texas law, unless and until HCWD, PLLC Law Firm, P.C. is admitted to practice in another jurisdiction. The attorneys at HCWD, PLLC Law Firm, P.C. are not Certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization and are not certified as an "expert" or "specialist" pursuant to any authority governing the practice of law in Texas.

No Attorney-Client Relationship

This site provides general information about our firm and the law in our primary area of practice. The legal information presented on this site, and on any companion sites and blogs maintained by HCWD, PLLC Law Firm, P.C., is provided solely as a public information service for entrepreneurs, shareholders, business owners, and business lawyers about areas of the law in which we practice. Nothing on this website is not intended to provide legal advice. Reviewing this website or using information contained on it does not make you a client of HCWD, PLLC Law Firm, P.C. Please Note: You do not become a client of HCWD, PLLC Law Firm, P.C. by scheduling an initial appointment, sending us an email, or otherwise communicating with us. You are not a client until we agree to accept an engagement as your attorney, which acceptance will be documented in writing. Do not send any confidential materials if you are not a client. Our communications are not privileged until you become a client.

No Warranty -- Disclaimer of Liability

The opinions and analysis expressed on this website are based on our research and are for the sole purpose of providing general information about our firm and our practice. Do not rely on the legal opinions expressed on this website without first determining on the basis of your own research and analysis whether you independently agree with the opinions of the author. Do not rely on any information herein for any business decision without first consulting competent legal counsel as to your specific situation. HCWD, PLLC Law Firm, P.C. assumes no liability for the use or interpretation of information contained herein. This publication is provided "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED. THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OF MERCHANTABILITY, AND OF NON-INFRINGEMENT ARE SPECIFICALLY DISCLAIMED. Links to other websites do not constitute endorsement of the linked website, and HCWD, PLLC Law Firm, P.C. assumes no responsibility for your use or access to those sites.

Opinions Only

The information on this website constitutes the opinon of the author based on research and reasonable extension of legal principles in the law. They are opinions only. We could be wrong. Others may, and some certainly do, disagree with us. Furthermore, the law changes rapidly, and these articles may be out of date at the time you read them or may be based on legal precedent that has been overruled, modified, or changed. Take this information as our good faith belief about what the law is or should be. Don't rely on anything on this website with out consulting with a competent attorney and determining the current law to your own satisfaction.


This publication is protected by federal and international copyright laws. All rights are reserved unless otherwise stated. Unauthorized use of any materials contained on this site may violate copyright laws, trademark laws, the laws of privacy and publicity, and/or other regulations and statutes. You are permitted to copy, print and use materials on this website that are the original work of HCWD, PLLC Law Firm, P.C. only for the purposes of individual research, selecting counsel, or learning about or discussing HCWD, PLLC Law Firm, P.C.; all other distribution and use is prohibited. Certain materials that are linked to this website are not the original work of HCWD, PLLC Law Firm, PC., and other parties may hold the copyright to those materials. HCWD, PLLC Law Firm, P.C. does not claim any copyright to those materials and does not have any license to use or distribute them, but contends that the use of those materials here is within the fair use doctrine. Copy, print, and use those materials at your own risk.

Tax Matters

HCWD, PLLC Law Firm, P.C. is not an expert on state or federal tax law and regulations. Do not rely on anything presented on this website for any decision or position you may take relating to the reporting and payment of taxes. IRS CIRCULAR 230 DISCLOSURE: To ensure compliance with Treasury Department regulations, we inform you that any U.S. federal tax advice contained on this website is not intended to be used, and cannot be used, for the purpose of (i) avoiding penalties that may be imposed under the U.S. Internal Revenue Code or (ii) promoting, marketing or recommending to another party any transaction or matter addressed herein.

DMCA Compliance

HCWD, PLLC Law Firm, P.C. will process notices of alleged infringement that they receive and will take appropriate action required by the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (the "DMCA") and other applicable intellectual property laws. Under the DMCA, notifications of claimed copyright infringement should be sent to HCWD, PLLC Law Firm, P.C.'s Designated Agent.Name/Contact Information of Designated Agent: HCWD, PLLC, HCWD, PLLC Law Firm, P.C., 912 Prairie STE 100, Houston, Texas, 77002. To be effective, the notification must be in writing and contain the following information (DMCA, 17 U.S.C. section 512(c)(3)): 

  1. Physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed;
  1. Identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed, or, if multiple copyrighted works at a single online site are covered by a single notification, a representative list of such works at that site;
  1. Identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of infringing activity and that is to be removed or access to which is to be disabled, and information reasonably sufficient to permit the service provider to locate the material;
  1. Information reasonably sufficient to permit the service provider to contact the complaining party, such as an address, telephone number, and, if available, an electronic mail address at which the complaining party may be contacted;
  1. A statement that the complaining party has a good faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; and,
  1. A statement that the information in the notification is accurate, and under penalty of perjury, that the complaining party is authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.

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