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

Landowner Alert System 2-7-20

Posted by on Feb 10, 2020 in News & Events, Uncategorized | No Comments

Click here to read this week’s LAS Articles include: Proposed Texas Hemp Regulations The Texas Hemp Plan was approved by the USDA on January 27, but the Texas Department of Agriculture still has to publish the final version of the … Continue reading

Common Fencing Mistakes in Texas

Posted by on Feb 5, 2020 in Blog, News | No Comments

By Joanne Hatton, Attorney & Counselor “It makes a difference doesn’t it, whether we fully fence ourselves in or whether we are fenced out by the barriers of others.” – E.M. Forster That might be true for people, but, in … Continue reading

Landowner Alert System 1-24-20

Posted by 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 1-10-20

Posted by on Jan 10, 2020 in News & Events, Uncategorized | No Comments

Click here to read this week’s LAS Articles include: TCEQ Adopts New Wastewater Rules In December, the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) adopted new rules for the disposal of treated wastewater effluent by land application. In 2016, Austin petitioned … Continue reading

Landowner Alert System 12-20-19

Posted by on Dec 20, 2019 in News & Events, Uncategorized | No Comments

Click here to read this week’s LAS Articles include: ‘I Don’t Believe it’s In Until it’s In’: Gillespie County Landowner Still Fighting Pipeline Kay Pence has been fighting Kinder Morgan for more than a year now. The company offered her … Continue reading

Landowner Alert System 12-6-19

Posted by on Dec 6, 2019 in News & Events, Uncategorized | No Comments

Click here to read this week’s LAS Articles include: Enhanced Life Estate Deeds (aka Lady Bird Deeds) A Lady Bird Deed (“LBD”) is a deed that transfers a person’s (the “grantor”) interest to another (the “remainderman”) but reserves a life … Continue reading

Landowner Alert System 11-15-19

Posted by on Nov 15, 2019 in News & Events, Uncategorized | No Comments

Click here to read this week’s LAS Articles include: Permian Highway Pipeline Project Tracking Map Braun & Gresham is working closely with landowners potentially affected by the Permian Highway Pipeline to pinpoint the actual route Kinder Morgan will not provide. … Continue reading

Landowner Alert System 11-1-19

Posted by on Nov 1, 2019 in News & Events, Uncategorized | No Comments

Click here to read this week’s LAS Articles include: 2019 Texas Legislative Recap – Top 5 Bills for Agriculture Tiffany Dowell Lashmet with with the Texas Agriculture Law Blog discusses the top 5 bills coming out of the 2019 Texas … Continue reading

Landowner Alert System 10-18-19

Posted by on Oct 18, 2019 in News & Events, Uncategorized | No Comments

Click here to read this week’s LAS Articles include: Crude Oil Pipeline Averted Over Recharge Zone Points to Lack of State Oversight Vote in November to Fund Our State Parks for Future Generations of Texans Conservation Easements like on Cherry … Continue reading

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