West Kerr County Community Forum for New Transmission Line Project

*7/19 Update* Last Monday evening, Patrick Reznik was asked to participate in the West Kerr County Community Forum at the Ingram Tom Moore High School Auditorium hosted by the West Kerr County Chamber of Commerce. The purpose of the Forum … Continue reading

Eminent Domain Controversy for Foreign Oil & Gas Delivery

By Attorneys & Counselors Shane Neldner and Patrick Reznik The public may not be served when pipeline companies ship oil and natural gas from Texas to foreign markets. Private pipeline companies have long-enjoyed the power of eminent domain. The Fifth … Continue reading

Specialists in Eminent Domain Know How the Other Side Thinks

Specialists in Eminent Domain Know How the Other Side Thinks By Shane Neldner, Attorney & Counselor When the government, or a pipeline or powerline company, wants to take part or all of your property, they start off friendly, but pretty … Continue reading

Condemnation for the US-Mexico Border Wall

Condemnation for the US-Mexico Border Wall Texans on the southern border have begun receiving letters from the Department of Homeland Security. These letters contain a 21-page document called a “Declaration of Taking” informing the landowner receiving it that his or … Continue reading

EPIC NGL Pipeline to Connect Permian Basin to Corpus Christi

Three companies have entered into a joint venture to build the EPIC NGL pipeline; a 730-mile crude oil and condensate pipeline that will link the oil fields of the Permian Basin in West Texas to refineries and marine terminals at … Continue reading

730-Mile EPIC Pipeline to Connect Permian Basin to Corpus Christi

EPIC Pipeline Three companies have entered into a joint venture to build the EPIC pipeline; a 730-mile crude oil and condensate pipeline that will link the oil fields of the Permian Basin in West Texas to refineries and marine terminals … Continue reading

Bills Seek to Increase the Rights of Texas Landowners Facing Condemnation

Several bills have been filed by Senator Lois Kolkhorst this Legislative session that seek to increase the rights of Texas landowners facing condemnation. Three of these bills are Senate Bill 740, Senate Bill 741, and Senate Bill 742. Senate Bill … Continue reading

Facing Condemnation with Experience and Tough Negotiating – Part 2

Handling Condemnation with Class, Know-how, and Grit The Allred Condemnation Part II: If you missed The Allred Condemnation Part I, you can read it here. Mr. Allred was impressed with Patrick’s negotiating ability — he was firm with his position, yet … Continue reading

Facing Condemnation with Experience and Tough Negotiating – Part 1

Facing Condemnation with Experience and Tough Negotiating – Part 1

Posted by on Feb 15, 2017 in Blog, Condemnation | No Comments

  Handling Condemnation with Class, Know-how, and Grit The Allred Condemnation Part I: Northeast of Wichita Falls, Texas lies a 1200-acre ranch, belonging to Dick Allred.  Mr. Allred displays the epitomy of what it means to be a true steward … Continue reading

Highway 249 TX-DOT Project In Grimes and Montgomery Counties

Braun & Gresham has been talking with landowners about a new TxDOT project in Grimes County. The project is already funded with more than $140,000,000, and is being “finalized for construction.” The project will extend SH 249 by approximately 10 … Continue reading

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