Fiscal Cliff Deal Benefits Land Conservation

  It is a testament to how popular land conservation is across the political spectrum that Congress found time to expand favorable tax treatment for gifts of conservation easements as part of the last minute deal to avoid the fiscal … Continue reading

Introducing: Top Ten Legal Tips for the Owner of Rural Land In Texas

Posted by on Jan 9, 2013 in Blog, Uncategorized, Written by David Braun | 2 Comments

Rural land can be one of the most complex assets to manage. There are so many things to consider: property taxes, liability protection, resource management, and passing your land on to the next generation. However, there are a few basic … Continue reading

Support and Recognition for Texas’ Rural Heritage through Texas Department of Agriculture Programs

Posted by on Aug 14, 2012 in Blog, Property Tax, Written by David Braun | No Comments

By David Braun David Braun, Principal, Attorney and Counselor I recently had the pleasure of meeting Rick Rhodes who is the Administrator for Rural Affairs for the Texas Department of Agriculture (TDA).  Rick is a very interesting and knowledgeable guy … Continue reading

Farm and Ranch Properties – Family Legacy or Liability?: Wrap Up from the 36th Annual Advanced Estate Planning and Probate Course

By David Braun I was a speaker a few weeks ago at the 36th Annual Advanced Estate Planning and Probate Course (click here to see the agenda and list of programs) organized by the State Bar of Texas on June … Continue reading

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