Monthly Archives: May 2010

Tenants’ Rights under Unrecorded Leases

Protection of private property rights is fundamental under Texas law. Applications of this principle to landlords are com­monly seen and understood, but Texas law also affords sub­stantial safeguards to tenants and their leasehold estate in­terests. Awareness of these rights can … Continue reading

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Rising Stars

The publishers of Texas Monthly magazine have again recognized the accomplish­ments of SettlePou attor­neys. For the second year in a row, Michael Byrd was selected for the publisher's Rising Stars list, joined this year by Michael Steinmark. The announcement of … Continue reading

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Property Owners and Brokers-Ensure You Understand What Entitles a Broker to a Commission

Real estate brokers plan an important role in a real estate transaction.  However, sometimes the parties do not have a clear picture as to how and when a broker is to be compensated for his or her role, which can … Continue reading

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