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Monika G. Cooper Lawyer

Monika G. Cooper

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Estate, Business, Employment, Real Estate, Oil & Gas

Monika Cooper has worked closely with clients in defending a broad spectrum of cases involving business torts and commercial litigation, professional ... (more)

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Bill  Forteith Lawyer

Bill Forteith

Accident & Injury, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Products Liability

With more than three decades of litigation experience and a lifelong resident of the Dallas-Fort Worth area, Bill Forteith represents victims througho... (more)

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George Tobin Wommack

Real Estate, Corporate, Banking & Finance
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Roger Lee Hurlbut Lawyer

Roger Lee Hurlbut

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Employment, Construction, Business, Residential Real Estate, Commercial Real Estate
DEDICATED TO SOLVING LEGAL PROBLEMS AND RESOLVING CIVIL DISPUTES

Mr. Hurlbut has over thirty years of experience in representing clients in both Federal and Texas state courts, from commencement of a suit through tr... (more)

Jeffry B. Foust Lawyer

Jeffry B. Foust

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Real Estate, Estate, Business, Divorce & Family Law

Jeffry B. Foust, graduated from the Texas Wesleyan School of law. He has practiced law in both Dallas and Tarrant County Courts, with extensive litiga... (more)

Matthew Glenn Messerli Lawyer

Matthew Glenn Messerli

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Bankruptcy & Debt, Estate, Lawsuit & Dispute, Real Estate, Business

The Messerli Law Firm is a civil practice law firm focusing on the following practice areas: asset protection, bankruptcy, business law, corporate law... (more)

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800-758-5601

Irene Frances Jackson Lawyer

Irene Frances Jackson

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Wills & Probate, Sexual Harassment, Employment, Federal Employees, Real Estate

Irene Jackson is a practicing attorney in the state of Texas. She received her J.D. from University of Texas School of Law in 1974. She currently work... (more)

Ken Wayne Wigginton Lawyer

Ken Wayne Wigginton

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Estate, Wills & Probate, Real Estate, Estate Planning, Trusts

Ken is in his 60’s but doesn’t feel a day over 25 when he graduated from law school at Texas Tech University. He did his undergraduate work at Mid... (more)

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800-925-4830

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Louis Cole

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Real Estate, Business, Business Organization, Merger & Acquisition

Louis Cole attended Baylor University and graduated from the Baylor School of Law. He is currently a member of the State Bar of Texas and the Dallas B... (more)

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HOMESTEAD

(1) The house in which a family lives, plus any adjoining land and other buildings on that land. (2) Real estate which is not subject to the claims of creditors... (more...)
(1) The house in which a family lives, plus any adjoining land and other buildings on that land. (2) Real estate which is not subject to the claims of creditors as long as it is occupied as a home by the head of the household. After the head of the family dies, homestead laws often allow the surviving spouse or minor children to live on the property for as long as they choose. (3) Land acquired out of the public lands of the United States. The term 'homesteaders' refers to people who got their land by settling it and making it productive, rather than purchasing it outright.

APPRAISAL

A determination of the value of something, such as a house, jewelry or stock. A professional appraiser -- a qualified, disinterested expert -- makes an estimate... (more...)
A determination of the value of something, such as a house, jewelry or stock. A professional appraiser -- a qualified, disinterested expert -- makes an estimate by examining the property, and looking at the initial purchase price and comparing it with recent sales of similar property. Courts commonly order appraisals in probate, condemnation, bankruptcy or foreclosure proceedings in order to determine the fair market value of property. Banks and real estate companies use appraisals to ascertain the worth of real estate for lending purposes. And insurance companies require appraisals to determine the amount of damage done to covered property before settling insurance claims.

ELEMENTS (OF A CASE)

The component parts of a legal claim or cause of action. To win a lawsuit, a plaintiff must prove every element of a legal claim. For example, here are the elem... (more...)
The component parts of a legal claim or cause of action. To win a lawsuit, a plaintiff must prove every element of a legal claim. For example, here are the elements of a breach of contract claim: There was a valid contract. The plaintiff performed as specified by the contract. The defendant failed to perform as specified by the contract. The plaintiff suffered an economic loss as a result of the defendant's breach of contract.

WORDS OF PROCREATION

Language used to leave property to a person and his or her descendants, which typically take the form 'to A, and the heirs of his body,' where A is the person r... (more...)
Language used to leave property to a person and his or her descendants, which typically take the form 'to A, and the heirs of his body,' where A is the person receiving the property.

EMINENT DOMAIN

The power of the federal or state government to take private property for a public purpose, even if the property owner objects. The Fifth Amendment to the Unite... (more...)
The power of the federal or state government to take private property for a public purpose, even if the property owner objects. The Fifth Amendment to the United States Constitution allows the government to take private property if the taking is for a public use and the owner is 'justly compensated' (usually, paid fair market value) for his or her loss. A public use is virtually anything that is sanctioned by a federal or state legislative body, but such uses may include roads, parks, reservoirs, schools, hospitals or other public buildings. Sometimes called condemnation, taking or expropriation.

BEQUEST

The legal term for personal property (anything but real estate) left in a will.

NUISANCE

Something that interferes with the use of property by being irritating, offensive, obstructive or dangerous. Nuisances include a wide range of conditions, every... (more...)
Something that interferes with the use of property by being irritating, offensive, obstructive or dangerous. Nuisances include a wide range of conditions, everything from a chemical plant's noxious odors to a neighbor's dog barking. The former would be a 'public nuisance,' one affecting many people, while the other would be a 'private nuisance,' limited to making your life difficult, unless the dog was bothering others. Lawsuits may be brought to abate (remove or reduce) a nuisance. See quiet enjoyment, attractive nuisance.

INHERITORS

Persons or organizations who receive property from someone who dies.

QUIET ENJOYMENT

The right of a property owner or tenant to enjoy his or her property without interference. Disruption of quiet enjoyment may constitute a nuisance. Leases and r... (more...)
The right of a property owner or tenant to enjoy his or her property without interference. Disruption of quiet enjoyment may constitute a nuisance. Leases and rental agreements often contain a 'covenant of quiet enjoyment,' expressly obligating the landlord to see that tenants have the opportunity to live undisturbed.