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The Texas Election Code and the Texas Ethics Commission
The Texas Election Code and the Texas Ethics Commission

Our office recently filed suit for Jeff Snowden in his election code violation case against Brian Ravkind, Tracy Edmondson Gamble (d.b.a. Frisco Strong), and Megan DeWolfe for Election Code violations involving failure to report real names of contributors and hidden ...

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  • The Texas Election Code and the Texas Ethics Commission

    Our office recently filed suit for Jeff Snowden in his election code violation case against Brian Ravkind, Tracy Edmondson Gamble (d.b.a. Frisco Strong), and Megan DeWolfe for Election Code violations ...

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  • What happens if you receive an inheritance or other property within 180 days of the filing of your bankruptcy case?

    In a chapter 7 case, the general rule is that after-acquired property (property that you acquire after the petition date of your case) is not property of the bankruptcy estate. This means that you get ...

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  • 3rd COA Dismisses Amy Hedtke : “You Won – Now Get Off Our Lawn!”

    The Third Court of Appeals issued its Judgment today reversing the trial court’s opinion regarding jurisdiction of Amy Hedtke’s suit against Rep. Byron Cook regarding his offensive no-recording rule. ...

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  • What Happens When I Sell My House While in a Chapter 7 Bankruptcy?

    Post-Petition Proceeds from Homestead are Unconditionally Exempt in Ch. 7 Bankruptcy Cases. Until recently, confusion existed as to whether the post-petition proceeds from a homestead or distributions ...

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  • Cook Loses Plea to Jurisdiction on Open Meetings Act Case!

    Today, this October 5th, 2017, an Austin district court denied the Plea to Jurisdiction filed by Byron Cook, the Department of Public Safety, and the House Sargeant of Arms David Sauceda. Filling in ...

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  • Byron Cook Enjoined as Open Meetings Act Wins!

    THE WIN! (AT LEAST FOR THE MOMENT) Today, we are happy to announce that Judge Livingston in Travis County ruled in favor of the Open Meetings Act and Amy Hedtke and against Rep. Byron Cook today, ...

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