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Texas Anti-Spam Statute: Are Your E-mails in Compliance?

Chapter 46 of the Texas Business and Commerce Code contains Texas law regarding e-mail solicitations. This statute was effective September 1, 2003. There is also federal law covering e-mail solicitations, the Controlling the Assault of Non-Solicited Pornography and Marketing Act (“CAN-SPAM”) passed in 2004. This article will look primarily at …

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What Happens if My Builder Goes Bankrupt?

I will discuss three questions related to the bankruptcy of a home builder in What Happens if My Builder Goes Bankrupt. First, can a buyer rely upon a contract with a builder after bankruptcy? Second, what happens to funds paid to a builder in bankruptcy? Third, should a buyer consider …

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Using Powers of Attorney in Real Estate Transactions

Powers of attorney are used frequently in real estate transactions. However, there is a general lack of understanding of the proper use of powers of attorney which often results in attempts to use them incorrectly or improperly. This can result in delays in closing and much angst and frayed nerves. …

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