Texas Structured Settlement Agreements

It is not uncommon for plaintiffs in Texas to receive a structured settlement as opposed to a lump sum as compensation for their losses. Generally, there are certain tax benefits for the plaintiffs and cost savings for defendants associated with structured settlements. Despite settling for a series of payments over time, many plaintiffs and their […]

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When a Texas Property Manager May Be Liable for the Debts of the Property Owner

Property managers routinely contract for services to properties on behalf of the owner. Commercial real estate projects including apartment complexes, retail centers, and office buildings need a variety of services for things such as landscaping and janitorial. Service agreements are often signed and orders are placed without much thought as whether the property manager has […]

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Navigating The TREC Complaint Process: A Lawyer’s Perspective

This article will attempt to provide a basic overview and our firm’s overall impression of the first phase of the complaint process with the Texas Real Estate Commission. The initial phase of the complaint process begins with the consumer initiating a complaint and ends with TREC’s determination to pursue disciplinary action against the license holder. […]

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