1. Collecting a debt v.1

     To improve your chance of collecting on a customer account or debt do the following: *Always get Information about your Customer. Information is key to collecting a debt. *Always get a copy of your customer’s Driver’s License- A driver’s license tells you a lot about your customer. It tells you, the customer's name, address, state of residence, license number, and date of birth. *Always g…Read More

  2. Corporate Meetings, is this a myth?

    Whether your business entity is a corporation, limited liability company, limited partnership or other entity created under the Texas Business Organizations Code, there is a legal requirement to conduct and record certain business meetings in order to maintain the protections of the entity status for individual owners and managers Usually, a formation or “organizational” meeting of ownership …Read More

  3. Collecting a debt vol. 2

    In our first newsletter we explained ways to improve your chances of collecting on a customer account. This short article will focus more on the types of information or data you should obtain from your customer. Today, data is extremely sensitive and protecting that data from outside sources is critical. So if you receive social security numbers, bank account information, credit card numbers or ot…Read More

  4. Work to Win!

    Winners are workers. When you entrust your business litigation matter to a firm, you have to be assured of several things. First, that they have the knowledge and experience to complete the task. Completing the task is focusing on the objectives, understanding the clients financial and personal reasons for being involved and moving the matter forward. Second, your attorney needs to constantly work…Read More

  5. Open House for Sawko & Burroughs

    On Thursday June 27, 2013, Sawko & Burroughs, P.C. will be hosting an open house. Sawko & Burroughs, P.C. purchased its current location last year, renovated the space and is now having an open house for its clients and friends to view. We are proud of our accomplishments and our new offices, states Gregory J. Sawko.…Read More

  6. Mark Burroughs sworn in as Denton Chamber of Commerce Chairman of the Board

    Mark Burroughs, shareholder of Sawko & Burroughs, P.C. received the distinctive honor of being sworn in as the Denton Chamber of Commerce Chairman of the Board. Mr. Burroughs has risen through the Chamber ranks to receive this distinctive honor. Mr. Burroughs is known also as the Mayor of Denton and has had a long and distinctive career as an attorney with the law firm of Sawko & Burroughs…Read More

  7. Coats for Kids

    Coats For Kids Ride expands to Palo Pinto County. The purpose of the ride is to provide a NEW COAT to a homeless KID. Last year, Coats For Kids Ride, Inc. provided 228 NEW Coats for Kids in Denton County. If you are interested in the ride, it is November 25, 2012. Go to www.coatsforkidsride.com to RSVP for the Denton County Ride or the Palo Pinto Ride (Mineral Wells). We at Sawko & Burroughs, …Read More


    At Sawko & Burroughs, P.C. we can handle almost any matter involving your business, whether formation, termination, or litigation. We have been serving  businesses since 1994 and will become your trusted business adviser. We have listed below just a few of the Business Law, Partnership and Corporation issues we handle on a routine basis: Corporate formation Shareholder Agreements Buy-Sel…Read More


    We are pros at collecting all types of debts. We have over 50 years of combined debt collection experience. We have been hired to defend against debt collectors and to seek collection of debts. Debt collection is a complicated business with multiple ways in which a money can be collected. We specialize in understanding all of the methods to collect a debt, including but not limited to, garnishment…Read More


    Condemnation occurs when a governmental entity decides that it needs the property that you own for a public purpose. The issues relating to condemnation or eminent domain can be complexed. Our job at Sawko & Burroughs, P.C. is to protect your rights and to get you what your property is worth. Condemnations typically begin when the condemning authority notifies by letter that your property is g…Read More