Come & Take It Live
"...Other than Bradley, the court heard from only one other witness last week: Brad Beutel, Bradley's second cousin, business associate, and trusted guardian of Lazarus Trust. Beutel spent more than two days on the stand, vouching for his older cousin's distance from and disinterest in the complex operations of the trust..."
"...Not only did Associate Judge John Hathaway deny the motion, he candidly explained the factor that weighed most heavily in his decision: the mysterious Lazarus Exempt Trust -- the Rubik's Cube of Bradley's bankruptcy that's keeping various lawyers up at night. Bradley's sister Kay Bradley Hulse established the trust two years ago, naming her only sibling, Gary, as the sole beneficiary, and a cousin, Brad Beutel, as the trustee..."
"...But he testified that the property's drainage problems and proximity to the controversial Longhorn Pipeline convinced him the land wasn't altogether developable. He said Brad Beutel, Bradley's cousin who oversees the Lazarus Trust, approached him about buying the land for $550,000..."
"...The trustee in Gary Bradley's bankruptcy case has asked the court to freeze the assets of the Lazarus Trust -- the hub of a financial web created by one of Austin's shrewdest developers. The trust was established in 2000 by Bradley's sister, has Bradley as its sole beneficiary, and is managed by Bradley's cousin, Brad Beutel..."
"...Kaspar applied that legal protection generally used to avoid incriminating oneself under oath in response to nearly every question asked of her, including the single most important query that creditors' lawyers had been waiting for months to ask: Had Bradley or associates Jim Gressett and Brad Beutel ever asked her to backdate a document relating to a Bradley-related entity? (See Lazarus, Come Forth)...."
"...Brad Beutel: Bradley's cousin and business associate; serves as an officer in Circle C Landscape, according to state records...."
"...Schneider says Simon is in negotiations with Bradley and Brad Beutel, a cousin of Bradley who runs several businesses owned by Lazarus Exempt Trust. The trust is a focal point of Bradley's ongoing bankruptcy proceedings..."
"...Despite Bradley's claims of financial hardship, the developer's lifestyle hardly reflects a hand-to-mouth existence. He told creditors that he makes $12,000 a month as a real estate consultant for Castle Hill Management Services, a company he says is owned by a cousin, Brad Beutel..."
"...We tied it up in the third on Beth Beutel’s groundout to the pitcher, which allowed Bruce Cloud to score...."