Face Challenges Confidently

Monday, August 31st, 2015
Richard F. Brown The following is not a legal opinion. You should consult your attorney if the case may be of significance to you. BP America Production Company v. Marshall, 342 S.W.3d 59 (Tex. 2011) held that, among cotenants, the payment of a royalty rather than a cotenant share is sufficiently hostile to put the […]

Monday, July 6th, 2015
When you sue someone or bring a lawsuit against a company or an individual, you are starting the litigation process. Choosing to litigate a dispute is usually the measure of last resort. This process often happens after failing to come to an agreeable solution to the problem. During the litigation process, filing suit and sending […]

Monday, July 6th, 2015
Litigation is a tried and true method of resolving disputes in front of a court of law. According to West’s Encyclopedia of American Law, litigation is “an action brought in court to enforce a particular right.” American law has its basis in the British legal system that was in place when the Colonies won their […]

Tuesday, May 12th, 2015
Resolving disputes between two parties is the basis for the American civil legal system. While litigation and trial are the most obvious methods when it comes to legal disputes, there are also other options available that can resolve the issues without going to trial. Going to trial is expensive and time consuming. Often, alternative dispute […]