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Should I Hire a Lawyer When Buying a House in Texas?

I get this question a lot — “Should I hire a lawyer when buying a house in Texas?” The answer, as is often the case with many things in life, is “It depends.” Although, I will add that, even in the most banal of real estate transactions, having an attorney on your side who can Read More

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Adverse Possession Claims in Texas

Adverse Possession is a misunderstood legal concept that gains popularity occasionally when a news story or rumors circulate about an absurd situation. The reality of Adverse Possession is often much less interesting and far more complicated. Adverse Possession, in a general sense, is a legal concept stating that, if you possess and occupy a piece Read More

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Welcome Cody Lewis!

Hayes, Berry, White & Vanzant would like to welcome Cody Lewis to our firm! Cody comes to us from Beasley, Hightower & Harris in Dallas, Texas. Cody works tirelessly to uphold his client’s values, interests, and objectives while providing them with the highest level of information to achieve their objectives. Cody will be practicing Civil, Read More

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What to Expect when You’re Expecting (A lawsuit)

Clients often ask, “Can they sue me for this?” The answer is always, “yes, they can file a lawsuit for anything; that doesn’t mean they can win.” In business and in life, people find themselves in conflicts, and often times threats about suing are thrown around. People tend to have an expectation that getting sued Read More

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What is Civil Litigation?

Civil litigation is the process by which disputes are resolved between companies and/or individuals where criminal prosecution is not involved.   Because civil litigation is between private entities and the State is not a party, the process of civil litigation is markedly different from a criminal case. Family law is a subset of civil litigation, Read More

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Weird Laws in America: Part One

The American legal system serves as a framework that oversees how our society functions. It takes into account the freedoms and ideologies of the nation at large and involves the creation and enforcement of various laws meant to keep our citizens safe. Be that as it may, our legal system also comprises various laws that Read More

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I Loaned My Friend/Family Member Money—Can I Get it Back?

Sometimes family members or close friends will be in need of some assistance, and ask for a personal loan. It is important to understand that a loan to another person is a contract, and Texas law has rules governing contracts. Becoming a lender for someone is typically a bad idea when that is not your Read More

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Ten New Texas Laws

Changes to Texas Law You Should Know We have successfully made it through the first month of 2016, and as far as we can tell, the new year is off to a great start. Whether you’ve been striving to make some changes in your life as part of your New Year’s resolutions or avoiding resolutions Read More

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What Is Construction Law?

Everyone knows a lawyer is a person who practices law, one who (at the very least) provides legal counsel and representation to his or her clients. What you may not know is there are many different areas of law in which a lawyer can specialize, from family and civil law to municipal and real estate Read More

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Stages of Condemnation in Texas

Condemnation in Texas (i.e., Eminent Domain) is a process whereby a State or other entity with the power of Eminent Domain may take all or a part of your property for adequate consideration. The process has three stages. The first stage is informal. In this stage, you are usually contacted by a landman or by Read More

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