Wednesday, September 5th, 2018
Richard F. Brown The following is not a legal opinion. You should consult your attorney if the case may be of significance to you. Haywood WI Units, Ltd. v. B&S Dunagan Investments, Ltd., No. 13-15-00454-CV, 2017 WL 6379737 (Tex. App.—Corpus Christi Dec. 14, 2017, pet. filed) (mem. op.) held that grantor reserved a present right […]

Monday, September 3rd, 2018
Richard F. Brown The following is not a legal opinion. You should consult your attorney if the case may be of significance to you. Bradley v. Shaffer, 535 S.W.3d 242 (Tex. App.—Eastland 2017, no pet.) held that a trust did not violate the rule against perpetuities, that a mineral deed executed in violation of the […]

Tuesday, August 7th, 2018
Richard F. Brown The following is not a legal opinion. You should consult your attorney if the case may be of significance to you. Wenske v. Ealy, 521 S.W.3d 791 (Tex. 2017) held that an outstanding non-participating royalty interest (“NPRI”) burdened grantor and grantee proportionately, because nothing within the four corners of the deed indicated […]