Landowner Alert System 5-15-20

Posted on May 15, 2020 in News & Events | No Comments

Property Taxes: “Ahhhh, the joys of a Texas Spring: blooming wildflowers, plentiful rain and property taxes!  Texas Landowners should be receiving their Notices of Appraised Value from their appraisal district this Spring.  Please make sure that you review the notice … Continue reading

Landowner Alert System 5-1-20

Posted on May 4, 2020 in News & Events | No Comments

Eminent Domain: As the population grows, so does the need to transport oil and gas, sewage, electricity, water, and people across the state. To satisfy demand, Texas agencies, and some private companies, have been given the power to take privately-owned … Continue reading

Landowner Alert System 4-17-20

Posted on Apr 17, 2020 in News & Events | No Comments

Conservation Easements: Owners of rural land have the ability to use conservation easements to protect their land, and our state’s heritage, forever while generating significant sources of income and tax benefits for their families.  As leaders in this highly specialized … Continue reading

Landowner Alert System 4-3-20

Posted on Apr 6, 2020 in News & Events, Uncategorized | No Comments

Estate Planning A carefully crafted estate plan is essential for protecting your assets and your loved ones, regardless of the size of your estate or your family circumstances. At Braun & Gresham, we use a wide variety of tools and … Continue reading

Texas Supreme Court Rules Against Landowners

By Carly Barton, Attorney & Counselor If you have ever been concerned about how much latitude an easement holder has on your property, the Supreme Court of Texas recently decided an important case that could affect landowners with certain types … Continue reading

Landowner Alert System 2-21-20

Posted on Feb 21, 2020 in News & Events | No Comments

Click here to read this week’s LAS Articles include: Changes to Pay-out Requirements for Inherited IRAs and Retirement Plans Written by Braun & Gresham Attorney Margaret Menicucci. The pay-out requirements for people inheriting Individual Retirement Accounts (IRAs) and other retirement plans … Continue reading

Landowner Alert System 1-24-20

Posted on Jan 24, 2020 in News & Events, Uncategorized | No Comments

Click here to read this week’s LAS Articles include: Will Texas Courts Enforce Liability Waivers Signed on Behalf of Minors? For landowners who allow minor children to come onto their property and partake in activities like hunting, swimming, fishing, or … Continue reading

Landowner Alert System 9-20-19

Posted on Sep 23, 2019 in News, News & Events | No Comments

Click here to read this week’s LAS Articles include: Settlement to Avoid Draining Four Lakes Vulcan Quarry Air Permit Eminent Domain Battle Click here for previous issues Braun & Gresham offers the Landowner Alert System to help our clients and … Continue reading

New Push For Eminent Domain Reform Expected At Texas Legislature

Posted on Jan 14, 2019 in Condemnation, News, News & Events | One Comment

A natural gas pipeline under construction in Alpine, Texas in 2016. Copyright Travis Bubenik, Houston Public Media Article from KUT.org If you want to cook up a battle over private property rights in Texas, here’s the recipe: Take a handful … Continue reading

Bill Would Prevent Texans from Unknowingly Buying Homes in Areas Designed to Flood

Posted on Jan 11, 2019 in Asset Protection, News, News & Events | No Comments

Development encroaching on the north side of Addicks Reservoir in Houston on Sept. 7, 2016. Michael Stravato for The Texas Tribune Article from The Texas Tribune After Hurricane Harvey inundated the Houston area with rain, scores of homeowners learned too … Continue reading

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