Texas Business Dissolution Law Firm

Who We Are

We are experienced trial lawyers who handle complex business disputes, and we focus a significant part of our practice on handling Business Divorce matters. We work closely with majority owners and minority investors in private Texas businesses to help them resolve conflicts with their business partners.

What We Do

We are driven by a passion to resolve business conflicts for our clients. Whether we achieve our client's business goals in the boardroom or through trial in the courtroom, we secure outstanding results for our majority owner and minority investor clients who have conflicts arising out of their ownership interests in private companies.
Jason Fulton on What We Do

Path to Success

We guide our clients and protect and enforce their rights when they have conflicts with their business partners. We closely evaluate all organizational documents and the underlying facts, we develop creative strategies that we implement in negotiations, and when necessary, we litigate aggressively for our clients to achieve their business objectives.
Andy Ryan on The Path to Success

Business Divorce Blog: Recent Blog Entries

The Fat Lady Has Not Yet Sung – Stay Tuned for the Result of Ritchie v. Rupe on Remand – Ms. Rupe May Still Prevail on her Breach of Fiduciary Duty Claim

An important chapter still remains to be written in the Ann Rupe saga: a chapter that could have major import for investors in Texas private companies.  

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The Buy-Sell Agreement a/k/a The “Corporate Pre-Nup”: What Is It, and Why Is it a Vital Part of The Business Plan for Private Companies (and Their Investors)?

Every great business begins with a superb product or service that provides the company with a marketplace advantage.  Yet, many potentially great companies flame out relatively early in their existence when conflicts arise among the founders regarding their vision for and direction of the company. 

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Perilous Waters in Divorce Proceedings: Considering Issues That Arise When A Divorcing Couple Seeks to Divide Stock Options or Restricted Stock

Dividing marital assets in a family divorce is often difficult.  The division of assets in a divorce becomes even more challenging when at least one of the spouses owns stock options or restricted stock.

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What Our Clients Are Saying

“Ladd Hirsch’s detailed preparation for the arbitration and his tenacity during the hearing itself was the main reason that we were successful in achieving such a favorable award. Diamond McCarthy’s diligence and creativity was instrumental in overcoming the other side’s vigorous defense. We will miss working with you and your team.”

Matt Renner, National Real Estate Management Corporation

“Diamond McCarthy consistently takes on cutting edge issues in the most complex of business and financial cases. Their lawyers are creative, tough, yet pragmatic. They understand the needs of their clients and stand behind you through adversity and never sacrifice either zeal or integrity.”

Geoff Berman – Vice-President of Developmental Specialists, Inc., Los Angeles, California

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Balance of Power: Is Someone's Ox Being Gored?
Click to download 'The Balance of Power Between Majority Owners and Minority Investors in Texas, Private Companies: Is Someone's Ox Being Gored by Texas Law, and if so, Whose?'

Valuing Minority Stock – Andy Ryan

Click to download ‘Worth How Much and to Whom: Valuing Minority Stock by Andy Ryan

The Frying Pan Into the Fire
Out of the Frying Pan and Into the Fire – The Perils of Acquiring Minority Stock Ownership in a Private Texas Company Through Divorce Settlement or Decree Download

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Tower at Cityplace | 2711 N. Haskell Avenue, Suite 3100 | Dallas, Texas 75204
Phone: (214) 389-5300 | Fax: (214) 389-5399


Two Houston Center | 909 Fannin Street, 15th Floor | Houston, Texas 77010
Phone: (713) 333-5100 | Fax: (713) 333-5199

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Phone: (212) 430-5400 | Fax: (212) 430-5499


With offices in Houston and Dallas Texas Business Divorce a division of Diamond McCarthy LLP assists clients throughout Texas including Austin, San Antonio, Midland, Fort Worth, Galveston, Amarillo, Abilene, and Waco.

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