Not certain how to structure your new business? Not to worry, the attorneys at Duckett, Bouligny & Collins, LLP have the answers to guide your new business formation decisions. DB&C assists its clients in choosing and incorporating the correct business structure, including corporations, all types of partnerships, and limited liability corporations. We work with our clients to develop partnerships and corporate governing agreements, including shareholder and member agreements. Additionally, we are skilled in assisting with mergers and acquisitions and advising company directors, officers, partners and shareholders in dealing with conflict.

The law firm of Duckett, Bouligny & Collins, LLP has successfully represented individuals and businesses in civil disputes. We handle matters from pretrial hearings and depositions, to arbitration, mediation, and trials. Some specific areas of our expertise include:

Additionally, Duckett, Bouligny & Collins, LLP has successfully appealed cases for their clients. Contact us to discuss the details of your case.

Duckett, Bouligny & Collins, LLP is skilled in handling cases involving seniors and the elderly community. Contact us if you have an elderly family member that needs legal guidance involving any of the following:

  • Medicare
  • Nursing home issues
  • Probate
  • Social Security Claims
  • Estate planning

The law firm of Duckett, Bouligny & Collins, LLP excels at representing both employer and employee clients with a variety of employment disputes. Employment laws are complex, and to navigate them you need an experienced attorney. We represent clients in a variety of employment issues, including:

  • Discrimination
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Unfair Termination of Employment
  • Unpaid Benefits Claims
  • Wage/Overtime Disputes
  • Breach of Contract Issues

If you or someone you know has an employment issue, the law firm of Duckett, Bouligny & Collins, LLP can help. Contact us to discuss your case.

Estate planning is an important step to protect the interests of your family. Duckett, Bouligny & Collins, LLP is well versed in handling estate planning for our clients. Contact us to set up your wills, living wills, or trusts.

Probate is the process in which estate assets are transferred after death. If you have recently lost a loved one and are seeking guidance regarding probate, be assured that Duckett, Bouligny & Collins, LLP will assist you to make certain that your rights are protected. We excel in probate matters, and can monitor the administration of an estate or take the fiduciary matter to court should this situation arise.

In family disputes and divorce, clients share intimate details about their life, family, and finances. For this reason, it is vital to have a trusting, understanding, and knowledgeable attorney. The attorneys at DB&C understand the sensitivity and emotions that often arise in these proceedings and we know how to carefully navigate through the process, while attaining the best possible outcome for our clients. Contact us for assistance with any of the following family law matters:

  • Adoption
  • Alimony
  • Child Support
  • Divorce
  • Modifications
  • Paternity
  • Pre- and Post-nuptial Agreements
  • Property Settlements
  • Visitation

Duckett, Bouligny & Collins, LLP represents local governments, municipalities, and cooperatives. We recognize the important role these organizations play in the success and growth in our communities and we have the required knowledge to successfully represent government entities in all facets of government law, including eminent domain.

Contact us for additional information on government law.

In some instances, our experience in the courtroom and in the community have been requested by other law firms to assist with litigation on behalf of a client. Many firms have found our input and insight valuable in obtaining their litigation objectives.

Contact us for information on local counsel.

Duckett, Bouligny & Collins, LLP is known across the Texas Gulf Coast as one of the premier law firms representing landowners in oil and gas matters. We carefully listen to our client’s concerns and provide complete assessment of the oil and gas lease and guidance on the available options. Contact us to learn more about how we can assist you with any of the following:

  • Oil and Gas Lease Reviews and Negotiation
  • Mineral Rights Protection
  • Surface Use Agreements
  • Seismic Survey Agreements
  • Pipeline Easement Agreements (including Condemnation)
  • Property Disputes
  • Landowner Rights Litigation

We understand the pain and suffering that often follows tragic events. Personal injury or untimely death as a result of negligence is devastating. Choosing to pursue a claim for personal injury or wrongful death is often something our clients never imagined. The attorneys of Duckett, Bouligny & Collins, LLP have considerable experience representing victims of personal injury and the families of wrongful death victims. If you have been involved in a negligent experience as such, our compassionate attorneys are determined to protect your rights and ensure you are compensated for the losses you have suffered. We can assist with the following:

  • Auto Accidents (Car, Truck, Bus, or Motorcycle)
  • Slip and Fall (Premises Liability)
  • Industrial Accidents

If negligent behavior of a person or organization has injured you or taken the life of your loved one, you deserve compensation. Contact us to receive a consultation where we can listen to your story and advise you on your best options.

Real estate, lending and banking are core practice areas for Duckett, Bouligny & Collins, LLP. Our law firm represents buyers, sellers, landlords, tenants, and developers in all types of real estate transactions, including:

  • Rural Real Estate
  • Farm and Ranch Real Estate
  • Commercial Real Estate
  • Residential Real Estate

Additionally, DB&C represents numerous banks and individuals in residential and commercial lending transactions in the increasingly complex debt markets. Our attorneys are experienced in helping clients secure capital needs, both debt and equity.

Contact us for more information on representation for real estate and lending transactions.