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ATTORNEY

SHOLDON

DANIELS

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

General

What types of cases does Attorney Sholdon Daniels, PLLC handle?

Attorney Sholdon Daniels, PLLC is a general practice firm in Texas. We assist with the formation of businesses, handling personal injury recoveries, copyright and trademark protection, and criminal defense. We handle a wide range of cases, including drug crimes, DUI/DWI, theft, assault, domestic violence, white-collar crimes, and other criminal offenses.

What should I expect during my initial consultation?

During your initial consultation, we will discuss the details of your case, review any available evidence, and outline potential defense strategies. This is also an opportunity for you to ask questions and gain a better understanding of what to expect throughout the legal process.

How much does it cost to hire Attorney Sholdon Daniels, PLLC?

Our fees vary depending on the complexity and nature of the case. During your initial consultation, we will discuss our fee structure and payment options to ensure you have a clear understanding of the costs involved in your legal representation.

Criminal Defense

What are my rights if I'm arrested?

If you are arrested, you have the right to remain silent and the right to an attorney. It's essential to exercise these rights to protect yourself during the legal process. Contact Attorney Sholdon Daniels, PLLC as soon as possible after your arrest to ensure your rights are protected.

Can I have my criminal record expunged or sealed?

Depending on the circumstances of your case, you may be eligible for expungement or non-disclosure of your criminal record. This process can help you move forward by removing or limiting access to information about your past criminal history. Consult with Attorney Sholdon Daniels, PLLC to discuss your eligibility for expungement or non-disclosure.

How do I know if I need a criminal defense attorney?

If you've been charged with a crime or believe you're under investigation, it's crucial to consult with an experienced criminal defense attorney as soon as possible. A skilled attorney like Attorney Sholdon Daniels can help protect your rights, navigate the legal system, and develop a strategic defense for your case.

Will my case go to trial?

The outcome of each case is unique and depends on various factors, such as the strength of the evidence and the prosecution's case. While some cases can be resolved through plea negotiations, others may proceed to trial. At Attorney Sholdon Daniels, PLLC, we are prepared to vigorously defend your rights in court before a jury if necessary.

What is the difference between misdemeanor and a felony?

Misdemeanors are less serious crimes punishable by up to one year in jail, while felonies are more severe offenses that can result in prison sentences of more than one year. The specific classification of a crime depends on the nature of the offense and the potential penalties under Texas law.

Business Law

How do I choose the right business structure for my company?

The choice of business structure depends on several factors, including tax implications, liability protection, and management flexibility. Common business structures include sole proprietorships, partnerships, limited liability companies (LLCs), and corporations. Contact us to discuss your specific needs and determine the best structure for your company.

What are the benefits of forming an LLC?

An LLC (Limited Liability Company) offers several advantages, such as limited liability protection for its members, flexible management structure, and pass-through taxation. These benefits can help protect your personal assets, simplify tax filing, and provide more control over your company's operations.

What are the steps to form an LLC?

The process of forming an LLC typically involves the following steps:

 

  1. Choose a unique and compliant business name

  2. File the Articles of Organization with the state

  3. Obtain an Employer Identification Number (EIN) from the IRS

  4. Create an LLC Operating Agreement outlining management and ownership structure

  5. Comply with any applicable state and local business licensing requirements

 

Of course this is a general overview of the steps involved with forming an LLC, but this should help give you a clear lay of the land.

How do I maintain compliance for my LLC?

To maintain compliance and good standing, LLCs must adhere to state regulations, which may include filing annual reports, paying required fees, and maintaining proper records. It's essential to consult with a business attorney to ensure your LLC stays compliant and avoids potential legal issues.

What is board advising, and how can it benefit my business?

Board advising involves providing legal guidance and strategic advice to a company's board of directors. We can help navigate complex legal matters, ensure compliance with relevant laws and regulations, and offer strategic advice on business growth and risk management.

How can Attorney Sholdon Daniels, PLLC assist with board advising?

At Attorney Sholdon Daniels, PLLC, we offer comprehensive board advising services, including guidance on corporate governance, regulatory compliance, risk management, and strategic planning. Our goal is to help your board make informed decisions that contribute to the success and growth of your business.

What is a corporate resolution, and when do I need one?

A corporate resolution is a formal document that records decisions made by a company's board of directors or members. These resolutions may be required for various actions, such as opening a bank account, authorizing contracts, or making significant financial decisions. Consulting with a business attorney can help you draft and maintain proper corporate resolutions to ensure compliance and transparency in your company's decision-making process.

Entertainment Law

What does entertainment law entail?

Entertainment law encompasses a wide range of legal matters related to the entertainment industry, including film, television, music, theater, and sports. Some key areas within entertainment law include intellectual property, contracts, licensing, and dispute resolution.

What is a production and financing agreement (PFA)?

A production and financing agreement (PFA) is a contract between a producer and a financier that outlines the terms and conditions for the funding of a creative project, such as a film, television show, or stage production. The agreement typically includes details about the budget, financing structure, rights ownership, and revenue distribution.

What is a personal management contract?

A personal management contract is an agreement between an artist and a manager, where the manager provides services such as career guidance, contract negotiation, and business management in exchange for a percentage of the artist's earnings.

What is a performance contract?

A performance contract is an agreement between a performer or artist and a venue, promoter, or event organizer. It outlines the terms and conditions for a live performance, including payment, scheduling, technical requirements, and other essential details.

Why is it essential to have a well-drafted entertainment contract?

A well-drafted entertainment contract helps protect the rights and interests of all parties involved by clearly outlining their responsibilities, compensation, and ownership of intellectual property. A comprehensive contract can help prevent misunderstandings and disputes that may arise during the course of a project or collaboration.

How can Attorney Sholdon Daniels, PLLC assist with entertainment contracts?

At Attorney Sholdon Daniels, PLLC, we offer a wide range of services related to entertainment contracts, including drafting, reviewing, and negotiating agreements to ensure they accurately reflect the intentions of the parties involved and protect their rights and interests. We have experience working with various types of contracts, such as production agreements, talent agreements, licensing agreements, and more.

What should I do if I'm involved in an entertainment contract dispute?

If you're involved in a contract dispute, it's crucial to consult with an experienced entertainment attorney as soon as possible. Attorney Sholdon Daniels, PLLC can help you understand your rights, assess the merits of your case, and recommend the best course of action, whether it's negotiation, mediation, or litigation.

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Arrested or Indicted in Texas? Need help with your business or idea?  Reach Out to Attorney Sholdon Daniels PLLC today.

Whether you’re facing criminal charges and need a fearless advocate, or you’re at the inception stage of your small business and unsure where to begin, the Law Office of Sholdon Daniels is here to help. My Texas-based law firm is dedicated to protecting your rights and ensuring your success and growth.

If you’re in Dallas, Collin, Grayson, Denton, Tarrant, or Rockwall County and need expert legal support, I invite you to reach out. Contact us today to schedule a complimentary consultation and discover how I can leverage my nearly decade-long expertise to support your journey, whether it’s defending your freedom or guiding your business to new heights.

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