Blog Posts in 2018

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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 ...

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