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On Tuesday morning, June 19, 2012, we obtained a Temporary Restraining Order and injunction for a client in a partnership dispute. Triton Investment Group owned 46.5% in a Wyoming limited liability company headquartered in Houston. Another member/owner of the limited liability company, Texas Energy, decided to lock out Triton Investment Group from the…(Read More)

A client of mine was shut out of a company in which it owned 50%. The other partners engaged in self-dealing and withdrew over $80,000 from the company’s accounts without my client’s consent or permission. A deadlock ensued between partners each owning 50-50. In a classic arrangement, my client bankrolled…(Read More)

Mahendru, PC takes risks with its clients. That is the way to win. On Monday, June 18, 2012, a potential client walked in the door describing an emergency situation in partnership dispute. This client was locked out of the business by another partner. Everything was upside down for this partner. Cell phones were turned off…(Read More)

Whenever an employee acts out of self-interest or for self-profit, the question may arise as to whether or not he or she is in breach of his or her fiduciary duty. The answer to that question in the State of Texas depends largely on the type of employment that’s involved, the employee…(Read More)

As a Houston, TX business litigation attorney, it’s important for my clients to know the types of damages to which they may be entitled in a business litigation suit before we file the action. Whenever a Texas court hears a contract dispute case or other type of civil action, it must consider how the…(Read More)

In 2009, in the case of ERI Consulting Engineers, Inc. v. Swinnea, 318 S.W.3d 867 (Tex. 2010): the Texas Supreme Court ruled on the use of the proceeds of a questionable partnership buyout as equitable forfeiture. In this case, two partners in an engineering firm had been in business for a decade. One…(Read More)

Texas courts have viewed non-competes with a healthy amount of skepticism in the past. After all, people have a right to work and make a living. Reasonable restrictions as to time and place are hallmarks of enforceable non-competes. Plus, the non-compete needs to be ancillary to an otherwise enforceable agreement. Most of…(Read More)

Mahendru, PC was successful in getting a temporary restraining order on March 22, 2012 for G.A.S. Unlimited, Inc. For over forty years, G.A.S. has provided qualified and highly skilled project personnel across various industries, including engineering, procurement, and construction; chemical; refining; exploration; pipeline; and power. In order to fill such positions…(Read More)