September, 2016 | Silberman Law Firm, PLLC

Suit on Sworn Account

A suit on a sworn account is a procedural tool, as opposed to a cause of action, that allows a party to recover under certain types of accounts. The claim must be brought pursuant to Texas Rule of Civil Procedure 185 and establishes a prima facie right of recovery for the plaintiff. See Williams v. […]


Removal of Child Support Liens in Texas

When a person fails to pay child support obligations in Texas, the Attorney General will file a lien in the real property records attempting to encumber any real estate owned by the obligor. The obligor typically discovers any recorded child support liens after receiving a tile commitment in the process of selling real estate.The preliminary […]


Closing Dates and Time is of The Essence

There appears to me much confusion surrounding the consequences for buyers and sellers when a closing date specified in an earnest money contract for real property passes without performance.The most common contract used for the sale of residential property in Texas is the TREC promulgated One to Four Family Residential Contract (Resale). Paragraph 9 A […]


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