Help! We Are Divorced, But I Am Still on the Mortgage.

Tuesday, August 09, 2022
Did you know that the divorce rate in Texas is 11% and the national divorce rate is 7%? Most of the time, couples that divorce have a mortgage they need...... Read More

The Unlicensed Practice of Law: Can A Notary Draft My Legal Documents?

Tuesday, August 02, 2022
Sometimes, people hire a notary to draft legal documents. Yet, notaries should not draft any legal document as that would constitute an unlicensed practice of law, which is illegal in...... Read More

Default Judgment in Texas: I’ve Been Sued. What Happens If I Don’t Answer or Show Up To Court?

Monday, March 28, 2022
In a lawsuit, the person suing is called a plaintiff and the person being sued is called a defendant. Once the plaintiff files a lawsuit, a sheriff or process server...... Read More

How To Probate a Will in Texas

Tuesday, September 28, 2021
Probate is the process in which a court recognizes that a person has died and oversees the payment of the decedent’s debts and distribution of the decedent’s property. Generally, a...... Read More

Disputes Between Neighbors: Fences, Trees, and Water Issues

Tuesday, September 07, 2021
Disputes between neighbors happen often. Common disputes include who owns and is responsible for maintaining fences, who is responsible for fallen trees, and water issues.FencesUnder Texas Law, the fence line...... Read More

What Should You Ask a Lawyer When Starting A Business?

Tuesday, August 24, 2021
Starting a new business can feel like an uphill battle, but getting started on the right foot is critical. Meeting with a business lawyer and discussing your business plans will...... Read More

7 Reasons Why Real Estate Investors Should Work With An Attorney

Tuesday, August 17, 2021
If you’re investing in real estate, it is likely because you are trying to invest in your financial future. Hiring a real estate investment attorney can help you navigate the...... Read More

Who Is Liable When Damage Occurs Before Closing On A Property?

Tuesday, August 10, 2021
You are under contract to purchase a beautiful home. You’ve gone through the inspection and appraisal, financing is secured, you’ve got movers booked and new furniture picked out. Closing is...... Read More

Residential Property Contractors: Don’t Forget the Texas Residential Disclosure

Tuesday, August 03, 2021
Residential projects include the construction or repair of a new or existing residence including improvements in “secondary buildings” to the residence. This includes single-family houses, duplexes, triplexes, quadplexes, or units...... Read More

Deeds: Transferring Title to Real Property

Tuesday, May 18, 2021
A deed is a written instrument that passes ownership of property from one person to another. There is no standard form for a deed, but there are requirements for a...... Read More