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Linking Lawyers with Nonprofits
 

Attorneys accepting referrals from Texas C-BAR represent community-based nonprofits in their work to transform distressed neighborhoods into healthy communities. The nonprofits we assist are engaged in a broad range of activities to better the lives of low-income persons, including building houses for low-income families, repairing houses for the elderly and disabled, creating after-school programs for at-risk children, and developing job training initiatives for women moving off of welfare.

The types of matters we refer include:

  • Preparing incorporation documents
  • Nonprofit tax advice
  • Drafting personnel policy manuals
  • Construction contract negotiation
  • Preparing real estate documents
  • Preparing partnership agreements
  • Advice on corporate governance matters
  • Property tax exemption advice
  • Establishing subsidiary corporations
  • Clearing title to parcels of land
  • Reviewing loan documents
  • Obtaining tax exempt status