Landowner Alert System 8-31-21

Hays County Bond Packages: Hays County, Texas is one of the fastest-growing counties in America, according to the latest findings from the Census Bureau. Local Hays communities, like Buda and Kyle, look to pass bond packages in order to fund … Continue reading

Landowner Alert System 2-23-21

Posted by on Feb 23, 2021 in Asset Protection, News & Events, Property Tax | No Comments

Utilities & the Winter Storm: With the recent Texas February 2021 power outages, many issues are being raised related to Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) and the wholesale power market. Going forward Texas leaders, including the Governor, Attorney General, … Continue reading

Landowner Alert System 8-11-20

Conservation: Supported by a bipartisan effort in Congress, President Trump signed into law the Great American Outdoors Act on August 4, 2020. The Great American Outdoors Act accomplished two major conservation goals: (1) it permanently and fully funded the Land … Continue reading

2020 Brings Dramatic Changes to Pay-out Requirements for Inherited IRAs and Retirement Plans

By Margaret Menicucci, Attorney & Counselor The pay-out requirements for people inheriting Individual Retirement Accounts (IRAs) and other retirement plans have changed dramatically. Legislation passed in late December of 2019, called the Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Act (the … Continue reading

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

Posted by 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

Texas Statute Offers Limited Liability for Agritourism Activities When Certain Requirements are Met

Agritourism has become increasingly popular over the past decade. Agritourism involves a wide range of activities. Wine tourism, hayrides, Halloween corn mazes and pumpkin farms, pick-your-own fruit farms, and visits to working farms all constitute agritourism. Chapter 75A of the … Continue reading

Braun & Gresham Announces 2015 Spring Webinar Series

Braun & Gresham is proud to announce our 2015 spring webinar series, kicking off on April 2, 2015 with The Importance of Updating Your Estate Plan with attorney Margaret Menicucci. This series will feature webinars from Understanding Your Property Taxes and Notice … Continue reading

Braun & Gresham Announces 2014 Webinar Series

Braun & Gresham is proud to announce our 2014 webinar series, kicking off on January 8, 2014 with Conservation Easements 101 with Thomas Hall. The upcoming year will feature webinars from top tips for purchasing rural land to risk management … Continue reading

Braun & Gresham Announces 2014 Webinar Series

Braun & Gresham is proud to announce our 2014 webinar series, kicking off on January 8, 2014 with Conservation Easements 101 with Thomas Hall. The upcoming year will feature webinars from top tips for purchasing rural land to risk management … Continue reading

Tip #4: Owners of rural land should have a carefully thought-out plan for leaving land to their heirs

This blog is part of the ongoing monthly series, Top Ten Legal Tips for the Owner of Rural Land In Texas written by attorney and firm principal, David Braun. Through this series, we hope to help owners of Texas rural … Continue reading

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