Hava Johnston's Blog Posts

Are verbal agreements to sell real proeprty in Texas enforceable?

NO!As a starting point, verbal contracts do exist and are legally enforceable in Texas, as a matter of law, if they meet necessary legal requirements and specificity. Adequate consideration

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Lease Security Deposits

Scenario:  Tenants are behind on rent, moved out, and left a considerable amount of damage. The Tenants also left a note with their new address for the owner/landlord to return the

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Co-Ownership of Property in Texas

Co-Owners Who Are MarriedA surviving spouse does not necessarily inherit the entire interest in the home when the other spouse passes away. First, it is necessary to determine if the deceased spouse

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Pre-Existing Assessment Liens & Homestead Protection

It is well established under Texas law that while the Texas Constitution's protection of Homestead may protect a Homeowner's Lot or Unit from foreclosure by certain creditors, it will not extinguish

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