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Clouds on Title to Real Estate

Clouds on Title to Real Estate

What would you do if you found out someone filed a fraudulent deed with regards to your property? A deed filed by a minor or a person forging a signature of a deceased person purporting to convey the property. Such a fraudulent deed is a void deed, but that does not...
What is a Survey?

What is a Survey?

One of the more common questions I get asked is “Do I need a survey for this transaction?” or “Will my old survey work?” In true lawyer-fashion….the answer depends. It is very important to have a good legal description of the property when performing a title...
Seller Financing The Deal

Seller Financing The Deal

Occasionally, I still run into an old Contract For Deed for clients. In this outdated form of a transaction, the seller and purchaser enter into an agreement or contract stating that the purchaser will make payments over time and once a certain amount is paid the...
Purple Paint and Boundary Lines

Purple Paint and Boundary Lines

I am asked quite often “where do you come up with your articles?” or “Do you purchase your articles?” The truth is from my clients. Almost every article I have written came from a question one of my clients asked. It occurred to me long ago that if this person has...
Co-Owning Property in Texas May Have Unforseen Issues

Co-Owning Property in Texas May Have Unforseen Issues

“THE LEGAL CORNER” By Sam A. Moak Co-Ownership of Property in Texas The information in this column is not intended as legal advice but to provide a general understanding of the law. Any readers with a legal problem, including those whose questions are...