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Dogs and nuisance issues (poop, leashes, and noise)

Columns, Feb. 7, 2019

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Distracted driving issues

Columns, Jan. 3, 2019

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Get out and vote – questions when you head to the polls

Columns, Nov. 1, 2018

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Halloween mischief – is pumpkin smashing or toilet papering legal?

Columns, Oct. 11, 2018

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Renting your house during SXSW?

Columns, March 1, 2018

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Front license plate – do I even need it?

Columns, Nov. 2, 2017

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Statewide ban on driving and texting

Columns, Oct. 5, 2017

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Hurricane Harvey – common legal questions

Columns, Sept. 7, 2017

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Security deposits

Columns, Aug. 3, 2017

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My front yard is a toilet

Columns, July 6, 2017

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Renting your rental house during SXSW?

Columns, March 2, 2017

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Need to talk to a good lawyer about your specific situation? Contact Austin Lawyer Referral Service.

Columns, Feb. 2, 2017

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Tenant left out in the cold

Columns, Jan. 5, 2017

The Common Law: How The Next President Will Reshape the U.S. Supreme Court
And the lasting impact of this presidential election

Columns, Nov. 3, 2016

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Eminent domain and condemnation – frequently asked questions

Columns, Oct. 6, 2016

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Eminent domain – the government made a low offer – what next?

Columns, Sept. 1, 2016

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Eminent domain & high-voltage power lines – how does the condemnation process start?

Columns, Aug. 4, 2016

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LCRA wants to build a high-voltage power line on my property

Columns, July 7, 2016

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You can't do what on Lady Bird Lake ...?

Columns, June 2, 2016

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Drone rules – the basics

Columns, May 5, 2016

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Nonprofit director and personal liability

Columns, Jan. 7, 2016

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My landlord sold the house we rent

Columns, Aug. 6, 2015

The Common Law: Is My New Car a Lemon?
Shedding light on Texas' Lemon Law

Columns, March 5, 2015

The Common Law: Can a Friend Officiate the Wedding?
Marriage through the eyes of Texas

Columns, Feb. 5, 2015

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Holiday shopping: challenging incorrect credit card charges

Columns, Dec. 4, 2014

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Who's responsible if a neighbor's overhanging tree is a hazard?

Columns, Nov. 6, 2014

The Common Law: My Future Roommate Backed Out – Now What?
Who will pay the rent?

Columns, Aug. 7, 2014

The Common Law: Can I Win My Property Tax Protest?
How to appeal to the Appraisal Review Board

Columns, July 3, 2014

The Common Law: Tax Procrastinators Unite
Tax Procrastinators Unite

Columns, April 3, 2014

The Common Law: Rent Your Place During SXSW?
Rent your place during SXSW?

Columns, March 6, 2014

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