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Can You Receive Money for the Government Shutting Your Business Down?

A number of my esteemed colleagues have suggested the government’s actions in ordering businesses to be shut down equates to a regulatory taking.  As all of us are aware, the COVID-19 virus has caused emergency shut down of almost everything including bars, restaurants, offices, etc. - basically anything where citizens frequent.  This is obviously causing [...]

Coronavirus & Estate Planning: Do You Have Your Affairs in Order?

Whether you’re ready or not, the coronavirus is here. While you’re busy stockpiling the food and supplies you’ll need to weather the crisis, it’s also important to think about worst case scenarios. We tell ourselves that the purpose of social distancing and staying at home is to protect vulnerable populations, but the truth is [...]

How Can You Save Your House From Foreclosure?

There is an unfortunate stigma about foreclosure, but the truth is that foreclosure often occurs not due to poor financial management, but because of life circumstances homeowners have no control over. No matter the reason why you’re facing foreclosure, there are some steps you can take to help you stay in your home. Here’s [...]

How To Resolve Land Disputes

When it comes to property disputes, we don’t want your business. That may sound like a bold statement, but it’s true: if you have a property line dispute with a neighbor, nothing would make us happier than for you to resolve the matter together without involving an attorney. When you don’t get along with [...]

How To Deal With Neighbors Encroaching On Your Property

When we move into a new home, we envision ourselves having weekend barbecues with our neighbors, knocking on their door when we need a cup of sugar, and having someone to collect our mail and feed our goldfish when we’re on vacation. This idyllic vision can sometimes give way to a reality that’s much [...]

Why Do I Need A Lawyer To Sell My House?

The state of Texas does not require its residents to use a real estate attorney for the purchase or sale of a home. Does that mean you don’t need a real estate lawyer? Well, technically, you can go without one, but there are many situations in which it’s in your best interest to work [...]

How To Resolve Conflicts With Your Neighbors

They say that good fences make good neighbors, but sometimes there aren’t enough fences in this world to make living next to some people tolerable. Loud backyard parties every weekend throughout the summer, dogs that seem to never stop barking, broken down cars in the driveway—there are many reasons big and small that your [...]

Do Sellers Need to Hire a Real Estate Attorney?

Real estate negotiations can be tough. While real estate agents are often quite knowledgeable about property law and how it relates to the home buying process, sometimes issues escalate quickly and legal advice is needed. When this occurs, a skilled real estate lawyer is essential. Do Sellers Need to Hire a Real Estate Attorney [...]

How Do Real Estate Attorneys Assist Buyers?

If you’re buying a home, the expenses involved start adding up quickly. There’s the hundreds of thousands of dollars you’re using to buy the property, of course, but then there’s also inspection fees, interest, broker fees––the last thing you want to do is add anything else to that growing list of expenses, but it’s [...]

How to Choose a Real Estate Attorney

Are you planning to buy or sell a home or other property? If so, you will need to find a real estate lawyer to handle various tasks throughout the process. It’s best to find someone as early in the house hunting phase or sale preparations as possible, especially if you’re going to be working [...]