Monthly Archives: November 2017

Adverse Possession & Boundary Disputes

Boundary disputes are commonly thought of as part of the realm of residential real estate, but they’re every bit as common in commercial real estate. Many, if not most, commercial real estate boundary disputes involve access to buildings, such as driveways, parking lots or sidewalks. If a landowner owns a driveway that other buildings must [...]

2018-08-02T11:57:03+00:00November 27th, 2017|Estate Planning|

How Relocation to a New State Affects an Estate Plan

Review Your Estate Plan for an Out-of-State Move If you are planning a move out of state, you will have plenty to plan for—getting everything packed up, cancelling utilities, getting your family situated in the new home, etc. One item that you may not consider right away is your estate plan, including your will, asset [...]

2019-02-20T12:26:18+00:00November 20th, 2017|Estate Planning|

Corporate Self-Dealing

Partners within a business have a fiduciary duty to act in the company’s best interest. So, too, do banks toward their customers, attorneys toward their clients, and so forth. When someone acts in their own best interest at the expense of those to whom they owe a fiduciary duty, this is referred to as self-dealing. [...]

2019-02-20T12:11:04+00:00November 8th, 2017|Business Law, Business Litigation, Fraud|

Transferring Mineral Rights in Texas

Owning property. It’s an integral part of the American dream. You can survey your property and proudly declare that this expanse of land is yours. Legally, ownership of that expanse of land is known as surface rights, which includes anything atop it, such as structures, trees and foliage. Ownership of what’s under the land is [...]

2018-08-02T11:57:03+00:00November 3rd, 2017|Estate Planning, Family Law, Oil & Gas|