Houston Real Estate Lawyer

Real Estate Litigation Attorney Typically, a "Houston Real Estate Lawyer” refers to a lawyer who performs transactional work in real estate matters.  For example, preparing deeds, leases, easements, contracts for sale, deed restrictions, real estate development, subdivision platting, and related work. Real estate litigation, however, means a dispute involving title, boundaries, land usage, possession or

By |2021-06-29T00:23:25-05:00March 15th, 2021|Articles|

Should My Business Keep an Attorney on Retainer?

Having A Lawyer on Retainer A retainer is a fee paid up front to an attorney to establish an attorney client relationship. Retainer agreements can take many different forms, such as a minimum or set flat fee, paid periodically, which covers certain work, or a deposit to begin work on a project. Some retainer agreements

By |2021-06-29T00:08:09-05:00March 12th, 2021|Articles|

Houston Contract Lawyer

Houston Contract Litigation Lawyer Looking for lawyers who specialize in contracts? Walter Law Firm, PC focuses on contract law and business litigation. Call (713) 529-2020 to speak to one of our Houston Contract Lawyers today. To a lawyer, a “contract” lawyer refers to a lawyer who performs transactional work in business matters. For example, preparing

By |2021-06-29T09:28:13-05:00March 7th, 2021|Articles|

Types of Deeds and Title to Real Estate

Title versus deed: what's the difference? Ownership of different kinds of property is documented differently. A car has one title document that is on file with the state; it shows who the current owner is, and who the lien holders are. In contrast, title to real estate may be affected by many separate documents, which are filed

By |2020-01-07T13:46:40-06:00February 4th, 2020|Articles|

Transferring Real Estate to Spouses

How to Transfer Title of House to Spouse You’re newly married, and in love. You expect to spend the rest of your life with your new spouse, and want to share everything with them. Perhaps you have been more successful, or more fortunate than they have been, so you own your own home where you

By |2021-06-29T00:03:31-05:00January 28th, 2020|Articles|

Real Estate Title and Probate: Do You Need a Will?

Probate is the legal process by which property belonging to a deceased person is transferred to their heirs. Most property can be transferred by will, but if there is no will, the decedent’s property transfers by the laws of intestacy, which vary from state to state. In order to determine whether you need a will,

By |2020-01-07T13:08:17-06:00January 21st, 2020|Articles|

Five Ways to Create Title Problems in Real Estate

Real estate is land and anything permanently attached to the land. So a house is real estate, but so is the tree in the yard, the fence, the driveway, and the covered patio you added last year. Real estate is also called real property; personal property is anything that is not permanently attached to the

By |2020-01-07T12:52:14-06:00January 14th, 2020|Articles|

Buying Real Estate without a Deed

A real estate deed is the document that conveys title to real estate - similar to a car title. However, since real estate lasts much longer than a car, title to real estate can become much more complicated. A lien on a car is shown on the title document, but liens on real estate are

By |2020-01-07T12:27:29-06:00January 7th, 2020|Articles|

Ten Reasons to Have a Lawyer Prepare Your Mechanic’s Lien

Houston, Texas Mechanic's Lien Lawyer If you’re in business, sooner or later, someone will fail to pay you for your services. (Contact our commercial litigation attorney here). The good news is that if you’re a contractor, it’s possible to get security for that unpaid debt, even after the work is done. A properly filed Mechanic’s

By |2021-06-28T23:59:42-05:00August 22nd, 2019|Articles|
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