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Equine Leasing: So You Want to Lease Your Show Horse
One of my favorite things about competing is when you finally find your horse. It’s the horse that responds perfectly to your ques, builds your confidence with every pattern, and makes you feel like a horseman. But why is it so difficult to find that perfect horse? Answer: Horses are expensive and not all expensive horses are the right match for a particular rider. Working with a horse trainer to lease an experienced horse is a great way to break down these two barriers.The opportunity to lease a horse for one year seems like a win-win-win for the horse owner (“Lessor”), the person leasing the horse (“Lessee”) and the horse trainer because:Exhibitors get to show seasoned show horses without the financial cost to purchase or concern over the long-term commitment associated with horse ownership.Horse owners do not have to give up their horse in a sale and shift the maintenance costs temporarily during the terms of the lease.Trainers get to keep quality show horses and dedicated Exhibitors in their program.As the horse industry grows and breed associations put more support into their Show Leases, it is becoming increasingly important for trainers, horse owners, and future Lessees to understand the difference behind the breed’s “Show Lease Form” and a “Lease Agreement.”A breed’s “Show Lease Form” is a license for the Lessee to show a particular horse at breed approved events only. This license allows the Lessee to show a horse owned by someone else and enjoy particular breed benefits reserved to horse owners that includes: qualification for awards and eligibility to participate in World Championship Shows.Read More
All the New Estate Planning Changes – It’s Time to Act
Last Week, the House Ways and Means Committee proposed a draft bill which included major changes to our estate tax limits and our existing estate planning strategies. Below is a breakdown of all major changes. Keep in mind all proposed changes are subject to change, as this bill has only just been proposed by the House and has not gone through any Senate review.Read More
Service in Texas: New Rules Permit Service Via Social Media and Email
Everyone recognizes the infamous “you’ve been served” phrase from the movies, where a random individual hands a person—the defendant—a sealed envelope and proceeds to run away before the defendant gets angry. But what many people do not realize is that, in today’s age, service may take on many new forms.Read More
May Employers Mandate COVID-19 Vaccinations?
This year has been a year to forget for many, but the Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) has brought us a gift just in time for the holidays. On December 11, 2020, the FDA authorized the emergency use of Pfizer-BioNTech COVID‑19 Vaccine. Shipments are expected to begin immediately, and the Centers for Disease Control (“CDC”) has recommended health care workers and long-term care facility residents receive the first doses. It is expected that by the end of 2020, there will be enough vaccines available to inoculate 20 million people.Read More
Is Santa Trespassing?
Imagine the scenario: It is late on Christmas Eve. Mr. and Mrs. Grinch have hung the stockings by the chimney with care, milk and cookies have been carefully placed by the lighted tree, and the Grinch children all nestled and snug in their beds.Read More
We find solutions. See How.Stibbs & Co. Assists Client to Close $155 Million Senior Credit Facility | Stuart W. Lapp
Stibbs & Co. assisted a long-time client close a large asset-based Senior Credit Facility. The multi-lender deal was secured by real estate and other assets in multiple jurisdictions and was closed during the height of the economic uncertainty generated by the Coronavirus pandemic.Link to profile
We find solutions. See How.Stibbs & Co. Attorneys Assist Client in Obtaining Confidential... | Adam R. Fracht | Haley Paul
Stibbs & Co. attorneys represented a limited partner in bringing a lawsuit against its general partner and other individuals claiming fraud and breach of fiduciary duty, among other causes of action. Stibbs & Co.’s client was a partner in an oil and gas company and was intentionally and fraudulently excluded from participating in lucrative stock purchase. Stibbs & Co. procured a 7 figure settlement, pursuant to a confidential settlement agreement, on behalf of the limited partner.Link to profile
We find solutions. See How.Stibbs & Co. Wins Back-to-Back Motions for Summary Judgment... | Morgan N. Muñoz
Stibbs & Co. clients, Crawford Strategies, LLC and Jennifer Crawford, tenants on a commercial lease, sued their landlord Plaza City, LLC and Antonio Plaza Rogers for breach of a Lease Agreement based on the landlord’s failure to remedy a septic system defect and failure to timely complete construction of the leased premises. On May 24, 2019, Judge Claudia Laird of the Montgomery County Court at Law No. 2 granted the Plaintiffs’ Traditional Motion for Partial Summary Judgment as to Liability for Breach of Contract, holding that Defendant Plaza City, LLC was liable to Plaintiffs for breach of contract. On November 22, 2019, Judge Laird entered a second order granting Plaintiffs’ Traditional Motion for Summary Judgment as to Damages and awarding Plaintiffs $83,560.00 in damages, attorneys’ fees of $31,037.27, pre- and post-judgment interest, and court-costs. (Plaintiffs ultimately dismissed their case against Antonio Rogers, after obtaining final judgment against Plaza City, LLC.)Link to profile
We find solutions. See How.Stibbs & Co. Assists Construction Equipment Rental... | Amanda Trapp | Veronica E. Rossitto | Stuart W. Lapp
In February 2019, Stibbs & Co. attorneys helped its long-time client, a construction equipment rental and supply company, negotiate and finalize loan documents, which included a Term Loan and a Line of Credit. Stibbs & Co. attorneys counseled the client through all stages of the financing transaction. Stibbs & Co. carefully reviewed and analyzed each of the loan documents prior to execution, relieving pressure on the client to understand the legal and financial importance of the loan documents and allowing the client focus on its operations and how best to utilize the funds to grow its business.Link to profile
We find solutions. See How.Stibbs & Co. P.C. Attorneys Represented Client in Negotiation of Credit Facility.
Stibbs & Co. P.C. attorneys successfully represented a national equipment rental business in a successful negotiation of the $125,000,000 Senior Secured Credit Facility with Bank of America. The Credit Facility provided a revolving line of credit and individual term facilities for each of its various affiliated entities.Link to profile
Our attorneys are committed to protecting the business interests of technology clients.Read More
Stibbs & Co. delivers expert legal services and quality advice to all real estate clients.Read More
We advise numerous clients involved in complex infrastructure projects.Read More
Stibbs & Co. is a leading law firm in the energy industry.Read More
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