Texas Property Deeds

Defining a Property Deed A property deed, in general, is a written document that conveys legal and equitable title to real property from one person or entity to another. Most deeds typically convey what is called “fee simple” interest, or the highest level of ownership. Although there is no standard form for a property deed in Texas, a deed is …

What I Learned Watching the Houston Astros

As a lifelong Astros fan (I grew up with Biggio, Bagwell, and the rest of the Killer B’s  in the Astrodome), watching them win the World Series for the first time in franchise  history in 2017 was a dream come true. I may or may not have worn an astros T-shirt to court under my jacket one day. Watching them …

Pleadings Are Not Court Orders

For the uninitiated, legal action (be it a divorce of child custody matter, contract dispute, or even criminal charges) is a foreign endeavor. Except for those of us mad enough to enter the legal profession, most people will only be involved in our legal system a handful of times, at most, during their lifetime. Unfortunately, this means that most people …

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Texas Limited Liability Company (LLC) Formation Documents

Overview Documenting a Texas LLC requires LLC members to think about numerous current and potential issues that may result during the lifetime of their business. Specifically, management, organizational, accounting, and taxation issues are common topics LLC members should consider. Generally, if an LLC gets sued, a plaintiff’s attorney will generally request the LLC’s company book and relevant documentation during the …

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Estate Planning for Newlyweds: 5 Important Tips

ESTATE PLANNING FOR NEWLYWEDS Estate planning for newlyweds is typically the last thing a couple thinks about after the ink dries on a marriage license, but it is important aspect to consider as the couple begins their lives together.  Although this article might seem directed at young, first-time married couples, these five considerations can be applicable for people who marry, …