Practice Areas

Specializing in probate/estate planning, employment, real estate, non profit formation and governance, general business and commercial litigation.

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Estate Planning and Probate. Drafting of all estate planning documents, including Wills, Trusts and Powers of Attorney, handling of all probate filings through completion, representation in probate disputes.

Employment. drafting and negotiation of employment agreements, confidentiality and non-compete/non-solicitation agreements, employee handbooks, representation in employment discrimination claims, ADA claims,. FMLA claims, overtime and other wage disputes, unemployment claims and other employment related claims

Real Estate. Representation of Buyers and Sellers in commercial and residential real estate transactions, drafting of contracts, deeds, deeds of trust, leases, security agreements, loan agreements and promissory notes.

Entity formation and governance. Counsel on choice of entity decisions, formation of entities and assistance with governance issues after formation. This includes formation and governance of non-profit entities.

Commercial litigation. Representation all manners of commercial cases including construction/real estate, injury, debt collection and employment.

Mediation. Mr. Cheatham serves a a mediator in commercial cases in the North Texas area.