"One of the Worst Days of My Life"

Braden Power was a defendant in one of our cases.  He is also wealthy and a part owner of a successful real estate company.  We obtained a court order requiring him to turn over his 50% ownership in their company, Power Properties.  After the Judge entered the order the newspapers picked it up pretty quickly.

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Of Debts-and Jerry Jones' Airplane

A client had obtained a judgment using another law firm about 11 years ago. Judgments are only good for 10 years and then they become dormant for two years before they are no longer valid.  So after we were hired to work on this case we filed a motion to revive the judgment and began researching the defendants.

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This Is Why You File Liens

Very often a new construction client will come to see us and have a terrible problem collecting debts. Inevitably we discover that they have been very lax in filing liens. The lien laws in this state are very friendly to contractors, if those contractors follow the law.  If they fail to do so, the lien laws are, well, not very kind to the contractors.

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Settle Our Garnishment? Um, No.

Foreign judgments (judgments issued by courts in other states then given to us to domesticate in Texas) are interesting work for us. That’s because the debtor is usually caught unaware once we start the process of domesticating the judgment.

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If I Pay You, Then You Cannot Foreclose on My House!

We never cease to be amazed at the incompetence of most lenders.  We are frequently retained to stop a foreclosure in circumstances where the lender has been dealing with the borrower and then, despite accepting payments or has reached an agreement with the borrower, goes forward with foreclosure. But sometimes, it is much worse.

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