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Nonprofit Organizations

Corporate Changes, Mergers, and Dissolutions

Corporate Changes

Procedures and model forms for corporate changes, including amendments to articles, corporate name change, and steps for merger, consolidation, or dissolution.

Mergers, Consolidations and Dissolutions

Intellectual Property, Trademark, Copyright

Small Businesses

Contracts and Model Documents

Contracts

Daycare
        Landscape
Housecleaning

 Employment Documents


Leases


Business Practices and Legal Compliance


Partnership

Partnership-Agreement


Limited Liability Company


Copyright


Powers of Attorney

Construction

Miscellaneous

CBAR Publications

Forming a Nonprofit Tax-Exempt Corporation in Texas

Legal Toolkit for Texas Nonprofits (2018 Ed.)

Independent Contractors

Independent Contractors

Hiring Employees

Hiring Employees

This folder provides information regarding the general legal requirements affecting hiring employees, including model forms for applications and reference releases.

Handbooks and Contracts

This document is a sample handbook for employees.

Volunteers

Volunteer

  • Volunteer Waiver of Liability: volunteer_waiver.doc
  • Release and Waiver of Liability for Self-Help Housing Program: Release_Waiver.wpd

Disaster Relief

Required Posters

Required Posters

  • Fair Labor Standards Act Poster: English (pdf)
  • Federally Financed Construction Projects: English (pdf)
  • Job Safety and Health Protection Poster:
    English (pdf)
    Spanish (pdf)
  • Migrant Seasonal Agricultural Worker Protection Act Poster: English (pdf)
  • Texas Payday Law Poster: English (pdf)
  • Texas Workers’ Compensation: English (pdf)

Useful Links

Useful Links

Government Agencies
Labor and Law Fact Sheets
Other Resources

Employment

Hiring Employees

Hiring Employees

This folder provides information regarding the general legal requirements affecting hiring employees, including model forms for applications and reference releases.

Managing Employees

Managing Employees

  •  Legal Issues Affecting Domestic Workers, 2012 Ed.
  •   General Information on Paying Wages
  •   Types of Leave
  •   A Nonprofit Employers’ Legal Obligations to Veterans
  •  Discipline and Performance Management
  •  Termination of Employment
  •  What to Do When You Have to Lay Off an Employee
  •  Injuries to Employees
  •  Domestic Violence in the Workplace
  •  Work-Area Safety Checklist (English)
  •  Work-Area Safety Checklist (Spanish)

Employment Policies

Independent Contractors

Independent Contractors

Volunteers

Real Estate and Housing

Property Tax

Contracts for Deed

A Texas Lawyer’s Guide to Converting Contracts for Deed – 2017 Ed.

Sample Forms and Documents

  • Example of Contract for Deed, in MicroSoft Word format
  • Sample Client Intake Form for Legal Services, in MicroSoft Word format
  • Sample Section 5.081 Letter to Seller
    Combines notice with tender of Promissory Note, in MicroSoft Word format
  • Sample Section 5.082 Letter to Seller, in MicroSoft Word format
  • Sample Promissory Note, in MicroSoft Word format
  • Sample Deed of Trust, in MicroSoft Word format
  • Sample Warranty Deed with Vendor’s Lien, in MicroSoft Word format
  • Sample Affidavit of Seller, in MicroSoft Word format

Additional Documents for Conversion Closings

Relevant Statutes