The Common Law

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Overzealous debt collection – what are my rights?

Luke Ellis, Columns, Jan. 3, 2020

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Humbug – holiday shopping gone bad

Luke Ellis, Columns, Dec. 5, 2019

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Short-Term Rentals (STRs) – recent questions

Luke Ellis, Columns, Nov. 14, 2019

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Challenge your ever-increasing property taxes

Luke Ellis, Columns, May 2, 2019

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Do I need a fishing license if I never catch anything?

Luke Ellis, Columns, April 4, 2019

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

Luke Ellis, Columns, Feb. 7, 2019

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Distracted driving issues

Luke Ellis, Columns, Jan. 3, 2019

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

Luke Ellis, Columns, Nov. 1, 2018

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Halloween mischief – is pumpkin smashing or toilet papering legal?

Luke Ellis, Columns, Oct. 11, 2018

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Renting your house during SXSW?

Luke Ellis, Columns, March 1, 2018

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Front license plate – do I even need it?

Luke Ellis, Columns, Nov. 2, 2017

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Statewide ban on driving and texting

Luke Ellis, Columns, Oct. 5, 2017

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Hurricane Harvey – common legal questions

Luke Ellis, Columns, Sept. 7, 2017

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Security deposits

Luke Ellis, Columns, Aug. 3, 2017

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My front yard is a toilet

Luke Ellis, Columns, July 6, 2017

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Renting your rental house during SXSW?

Luke Ellis, Columns, March 2, 2017

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

Luke Ellis, Columns, Feb. 2, 2017

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Tenant left out in the cold

Luke Ellis, Columns, Jan. 5, 2017

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

Luke Ellis, Columns, Nov. 3, 2016

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Eminent domain and condemnation – frequently asked questions

Luke Ellis, Columns, Oct. 6, 2016

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

Luke Ellis, Columns, Sept. 1, 2016

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

Luke Ellis, Columns, Aug. 4, 2016

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

Luke Ellis, Columns, July 7, 2016

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

Luke Ellis, Columns, June 2, 2016

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Drone rules – the basics

Chris Perkins, Columns, May 5, 2016

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Nonprofit director and personal liability

Luke Ellis, Columns, Jan. 7, 2016

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My landlord sold the house we rent

Luke Ellis, Columns, Aug. 6, 2015

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

Luke Ellis, Columns, March 5, 2015

Can a Friend Officiate the Wedding?
Marriage through the eyes of Texas

Luke Ellis, Columns, Feb. 5, 2015

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Holiday shopping: challenging incorrect credit card charges

Luke Ellis, Columns, Dec. 4, 2014

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