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 …

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Deadly Force Against Animals in Texas

The State of Texas does not have a general self-defense, use of force, or defense of others statute pertaining to animals. However, Texas does have statutes governing conduct against specific “dangerous wild animals” and justifications for protection of domestic animals, crops, and/or livestock. But, Texas does not have an explicit statute that justifies the use of force and/or deadly force …

TX Estate Planning and Firearms

Texas Estate Planning and Firearms – Part One

Transcript: Hi, Internet land. Welcome to another episode of Protect Your Ass(ets). I’m attorney Jean Fair with the law office of Fair and Fair PLLC in the great state of Texas. Today, I’m kicking off a short series of videos dealing with the particular challenges involved in handling firearms in an estate planning and probate context. In this video, I’ll …

TX Ladybird Deed Overview

Texas Ladybird Deed Overview

Texas Ladybird Deed Cost $189 Flat Fee This includes drafting, subsequent consultation, instructions, and any needed revisions.  The client is responsible for filing costs at their respective county clerk’s office.  Filing costs are generally between $25 and $35. We serve the entire state of Texas for these types of deeds and can typically draft these documents within two business days …

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Inheriting Firearms and Legal Issues Involved

An Introduction to Inheriting Firearms Leaving firearms to your loved ones, inheriting them, or managing them as an administrator of an estate all present unique legal issues.  Many of the legal issues and complications that plague the devising or inheritance of firearms stem from the multiplicity of laws involved the process.  Texas has laws governing both firearms themselves and how …