Can I Lose My Land Through Adverse Possession in Texas?

Myths abound about various aspects of Texas law, but this one is no myth. A person who trespasses and uses another person’s land without the owner’s permission may eventually become the owner of that land if certain criteria are met. Keep this in mind if a neighbor is encroaching on your property or … [Read more...]

Solving Boundary Line Disputes in Texas

As the old saying goes, good fences make good neighbors. When it comes to keeping your animals from roaming or keeping your neighbor’s dog out, the saying rings true. But what if your neighbor builds his fence too close to the boundary line for comfort? Or worse – encroaches on your property with … [Read more...]

Should I Agree to a Contract for Deed Arrangement to Buy or Sell in Texas?

A contract for deed is one way to sell property to a buyer who doesn’t have the money to pay cash and who can't or chooses not to obtain traditional financing. It is a bit riskier for the seller, especially if you are relying on the buyer to make payments so you can, in turn, make payments on the … [Read more...]

How Can I Get Property Divided In Texas?

Owning a parcel of real estate or other property with one or more co-owners is fine as long as all of the owners are happy in that situation. When one person becomes unhappy, however, or simply wants to liquidate the asset, there are basically two ways out – either by agreement between the owners or … [Read more...]