Landowner Alert System 11-17-20

Water Rights: As the Texas Hill Country and surrounding communities grow, municipalities face complicated issues, including wastewater discharge. Sewage with its nutrient pollutants can cause algae growth, which arguably reduces property and recreational values. While the Texas Commission on Environmental … Continue reading

Landowner Alert System 11-3-20

Posted by on Nov 4, 2020 in News & Events, Water Rights | No Comments

Aggregate Production Operations: Aggregate Production Operations (APOs) include rock quarries, gravel pits, borrow pits, and similar aggregate production operations. These facilities are in the spotlight as landowners and regulators grapple with the impacts on neighbors and the environment. APOs are … Continue reading

Landowner Alert System 10-6-2020

Condemnation: Texas Central’s proposed Houston-to-Dallas high-speed rail line gets long-sought approval from the Federal Railroad Administration. Whether Texas Central has eminent domain authority to condemn unwilling landowners remains to be fully litigated. Please see the the following article for recent … Continue reading

Landowner Alert System 7-28-20

Posted by on Jul 28, 2020 in News & Events, Property Tax, Water Rights | No Comments

Property Taxes: Our team at Braun & Gresham has spent the last few months negotiating property tax issues or denials with appraisal districts. And we have learned a few things. First, make sure to protest timely. We file our protests … Continue reading

What’s the Dam deal?

By Carly Barton, Attorney & Counselor As Texas continues to grow and water becomes scarcer, more landowners look for solutions to keep water on their properties. Putting a dam on your property can be the answer to preserving water, but … Continue reading

Landowner Alert System 6-16-20

Property Taxes: “Appraisal districts are in the process of reviewing applications that have been submitted for 2020, and if you haven’t heard from them, I would give them a call. We are all learning to operate remotely and the appraisal … Continue reading

Rural Relationships – Domestic and Livestock Use of Surface Water

With the amount of rainfall we have had in recent months, many landowners are concerned about Domestic and Livestock use of surface water(“D&L Use”). Though a common practice on rural land, not all landowners understand their rights and obligations in relationship … 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

Water Issues Webinar for Realtors

Margaret Menicucci is partnering with the Texas Association of Realtors to host an educational webinar for commercial realtors entitled, “Water Issues Every Broker of Rural Land Should Know”. This webinar will take place on October 29, from 10:00 am to … Continue reading

Margaret Menicucci Estate Planning Presentation in Gillespie County

Margaret Menicucci will be presenting at a Farm & Ranch Estate Planning Workshop in conjunction with Platinum Wealth Solutions and the Gillespie County Agrilife Extension Agent. To learn More, please visit the link below: Gillespie County Farm & Ranch Workshop … Continue reading

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