Woman-Owned Business Certification

My law firm, Kratovil Law PLLC, consists of me, myself, and I. In other words, it’s just me. Attorney, receptionist, accountant, and tech support all wrapped up in one person. And occasional bouncer when a kid wanders into my office. Regardless of what names we go by-Girl Boss, Boss Lady, Mompreneur, or just plain Boss-women-owned […]

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Should You Hire Your Kids This Summer?

Back when I was a new mom and did everything by the book, I used to cringe at large families. The moms always looked so worn out. The kids must be starved for attention. And worse, the older ones must spend all of their free time as in-house childcare for the younger ones. God must […]

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Mistakes I Have Made Working From Home

For the past 12 or so years, I have worked primarily from home. Two-thirds of my career as a lawyer have been spent working out of an office littered with stray Barbie accessories and Legos and with the demands of my other job, wife and mom, on the other side of the door. In some […]

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Ask the Law Mother: Is a Non-Compete Agreement Enforceable?

A question from Manuel in Frisco: “I’ve been a car salesman for 20 years. I recently switched dealerships. It was too good of an opportunity to pass up. I got a letter in the mail from a lawyer representing the dealership I used to work for. They are claiming I am working for a competing […]

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