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  September 27, 20185:30-6:30pOlive Garden Restaurant4240 Belt Line Road, Addison, Texas  75001Effective, Efficient Business Dispute Resolution:  How to Keep Both Eyes in an Eye-for-an-Eye SituationFrustrated with the cost, delay, and headaches of litigation?  Learn how you can use the collaborative process instead to control expenses and the time for resolution, and save important business relationships.The collaborative professionals

Two goats set out to cross a bridge…

National Public Radio recently reported on the story of two goats who got stuck on a bridge. It seems these two goats left the confinement of their yard to explore what lay on the other side of a bridge. But the route they chose was an 8 inch support girder beam under a major highway

Home Sweet Home

You just purchased your first home. Congratulations and welcome home! And, your realtor was kind enough to act as your general contractor for the cosmetic repairs that you wanted, so that when you moved in there would be nothing to do other than sort your socks. “Sorry, what was that? Oh, the shower floor pan

The Secular Situation

While visiting Israel, I had a Jewish guide who was a Captain in the Israeli Army. As we were walking out of a Christian church, I asked him if he believed that Jesus had lived. He replied that Jesus probably lived, but he did not believe Jesus was the Messiah-furthermore, there will be no Messiah.

Jack Did Not Come Tumbling Down

Jack and Jill have been business partners for over 30 years. Their children have grown up together. Their families have vacationed together for years. They have been looking forward to an eventual sale of the business so that they can travel more and enjoy life. Jack and his wife, Jane are going through a hotly

The Flash

It was Halloween, and the doorbell rang. One of our family members went to the door and asked, “How can I help you young man?” The boy looked up and politely said, “You can give me some candy.” “No trick or treat?” came the response. The boy looked up, “O.K. trick or treat.” Wow! A

Alternatives to Litigation and Arbitration

If you would like the chance to control the outcome of your dispute, with a chance of maintaining your emotional and financial well-being then you should consider the civil collaborative law process to resolve your business, family, probate, employment, medical, account, insurance and other business related disputes. The civil collaborative dispute resolution process provides an

Sharing Information in a Business Case

When we think about business litigation, we groan at the thought of pretrial discovery.  The dreaded request for “each and every document pertaining to” every possible issue in the case – followed by exhaustive and expensive searches for huge quantities of paper and electronic files and pitched courtroom battles over objections and the adequacy of

Peeling the Artichoke

Most of us are eager to solve problems before we truly understand their depth. You have probably heard the expression “peeling the onion.” This protocol is designed to help us peel away the layers to address the deeper issues that lie underneath the surface. But, the problem is that when you peel an onion all