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Real Estate Secured Note Purchases – You’ve Purchased the Note, Now What?

In the first two installments of our three-part series of articles addressing the various issues that arise in connection with real estate secured note purchase transactions, we first discussed the general framework and issues related to all note purchase transactions  … Continue reading

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New Order Changes Treatment of Minerals in Texas Title Policies

Purchasers of real property secure title insurance to protect themselves against adverse claims to their land. Because mineral rights can be leased or deeded separate from the surface estate of the property, such rights can create an interest adverse to the property owner. Texas title companies and owners have been struggling with how to address mineral interests in title insurance since the recent resurgence of mineral development in Texas. Finally, the Texas government has settled the dispute.

On August 12, 2009 the Texas Department of Insurance adopted Order No. 09-0650 which introduced certain changes to the Basic Manual of Laws, Rates and Forms for the Writing of Title Insurance in the State of Texas… Continue reading

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SettlePou Shareholder, Jeffrey J. Porter, Named as Fellow of the Dallas Bar Foundation

SettlePou is proud to announce that shareholder, Jeffrey J. Porter, was recently honored by being named a Fellow of the Dallas Bar Foundation. Fellows of the Dallas Bar Foundation are Dallas attorneys who have distinguished themselves in their legal careers … Continue reading

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