The Complete Guide to Mechanic's and Materialman's Lien Laws of Texas is a comprehensive practice tool that covers the entire process of filing, perfecting, and foreclosing liens in a clear step-by-step manner. The Guide is ideal for solo practitioners, small firms, and non-attorneys who work in construction, including contractors, subcontractors, suppliers, developers, and owners. Inside you'll find: • Concise, detailed analysis of lien laws governing both private and public construction projects • In-depth discussion of notice, limitations, and attorney's fees • Full text of a wide range of relevant statutes • More than 30 forms • Complete set of timetables for filing liens and sending required notices. Don't find yourself without The Complete Guide to Mechanic's and Materialman's Lien Laws of Texas next time you have to file a lien.
Written by an expert with more than two decades of personal injury law practice, Mastering Legal Matters: Your Essential Guide to Personal Injury Claims in Texas provides the Texas personal injury practitioner or insurance adjuster with all of the relevant legal analysis, up-to-date cases, statutes, regulations, and helpful forms in one single, portable reference book. It explains the pitfalls surrounding common Texas insurance and personal injury legal topics, making it easier than ever to navigate through personal injury claims in Texas. Preparing for your next personal injury case with this all-in-one book gives you access some of the best practice advice on Texas personal injury law, including common topics such as insurance bad faith litigation, premises liability, dram shop law, personal injury protection, survival and wrongful death actions, and uninsured motorist claims.
This all-inclusive guide contains a wealth of information you'll need to practice successfully in this area of law. Annual updates ensure that The Lawyer's Guide to the Texas Deceptive Trade Practices Act is the most up-to-date compilation of research on this subject. Recent decisions emphasize the wide range of remedies available under the Act, including the award of attorneys' fees. The Lawyer's Guide to the Deceptive Trade Practices Act is the most thorough reference of its kind. A few of the many topics covered include: • "Incidental" versus "intended" beneficiaries • How the Act applies to a "personal injuries" claim • Liability of, and defenses available to, "professionals" • Availability of damages for "economic loss" and "mental anguish" • Multiple damages for conduct found to be commmitted "knowingly" or "intentionally" • The Texas Residential Construction Commission Act (RCCA) and the Residential Construction Liability Act (RCLA) and their relation to the Texas DTPA • Class action suits, warranties, settlement and attorneys' fees. After consulting The Lawyer's Guide to the Texas Deceptive Trade Practices Act, complexities related to the Act become understandable. Your consumer law practice will benefit from clear, concise explanations of the law. The guide contains useful legal analysis as well as functional practice advice to steer your Texas consumer law practice toward success.
The Austin Relocation Guide is a MUST for anyone considering moving to or visiting Austin. This 280 page guide helps guide readers through Austin and all it has to offer. Whether its learning about area neighborhoods and cities, researching schools and districts, or discovering local activities and restaurants, the Austin Relocation Guide has it.
In this third edition, Vault profiles the top law firms in the Texas and Southwest markets. Fifty-four firms are covered in in-depth profiles in which associates at the region's most prestigious firms reveal the inside scoop on firm culture, hours, hiring process, training, offices, compensation and diversity. Whether you're a law student or an experienced attorney, this guide gives you access to the best information on the region's top firms.
This title highlights practical and strategic concerns unique to the appellate process in Texas courts. (Standards and techniques of advocacy, arguments, interaction with opposing counsel and judges.) ***Is a collaborative effort of 12 experienced appellate advocates, all members of Alexander Dubose, Jefferson & Townsend LLP, a firm comprised of only appellate counsel. ***Includes a downloadable eBook with your print purchase, with hyperlinks to the full text of cases, statutes and other authoritative content.
The most comprehensive guide available for Experior exam preparation. Includes over 1,000 questions to assist the student in effectively preparing for the state real estate license exam. Provides an expanded content outline for topic review. Also contains salesperson and broker review exams. Highlighs are: * Uses a drill and practice approach to learning, allowing the student to more easily identify any gaps in subject knowledge. * Over 1,000 Experior specific exam prep questions with detailed rationales. * Includes a glossery of terms. * Serves as a reference manual with shelf life beyond the classroom and after the exam.
Cashing in on Pre-foreclosures and Short Sales shows investors exactly how to take advantage of what many are calling the best upcoming investment real estate market we have experienced in decades! Chip distinguishes the difference between good deals and bad deals, reveals just how easy it is to find, evaluate, and obtain foreclosure properties, tells how to negotiate a profitable transaction, and unveils the power of using short sales and other strategies to create a win-win situation for the investor, the seller, and the bank. Even first-time buyers looking to score a bargain on purchasing their own home will be armed with all the tools they need to confidently evaluate and pursue a profitable deal - and save thousands in the process. Cashing In on Pre-foreclosures and Short Sales incorporates quotes and advice from top industry professionals, as well as a healthy appendix packed with state and national foreclosure guidelines, including valuable contacts and websites, sample forms, checklists, and all the necessary tools you need to find, evaluate, secure and profit from foreclosure properties.
Attorney's Guide to Business and Finance Fundamentals is an essential resource for attorneys practicing in the business, commercial and corporate areas, covering such essential topics as: business formation and organization business valuation corporate securities dividends and distribution mergers and takeovers S corporation formations and related tax rules Completely updated, this lucid and authoritative new edition includes significant new material dealing with: 'split Dollar' Life Insurance Accrual Accounting The Public Company Accounting Reform and Investor Protection Act (Sarbanes-Oxley) and the Conduct of Audits and Audit Committee Independence Awards in Connection with Securities Fraud Now Non-dischargeable in Bankruptcy New Tax Laws on Dividends and Capital Gains Sarbanes-Oxley and the effect in Corporate Directors and Corporate Loans State Control Acquisitions Statutes