Tuesday, December 8th, 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. Long v. Miken Oil, Inc. held that no tenancy in common exists between two parties when one does not have the present right to possess the property in question. Long held […]

Friday, September 4th, 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.   FPL Farming Ltd. v. Environmental Processing Systems, L.C., 351 S.W.3d 306 (Tex. 2011), FPL Farming Ltd. v. Envtl. Processing Sys., L.C., 383 S.W.3d 274 (Tex. App.—Beaumont  2012, pet. filed) […]

Friday, September 4th, 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.   Pharaoh Oil & Gas, Inc. v. Ranchero Esperanza, Ltd., 343 S.W.3d 875 (Tex. App. – El Paso, 2011, no pet.) held that a temporary injunction requiring removal of unused […]

Friday, September 4th, 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.   Merriman v. XTO Energy, Inc., No. 10-09-00276-CV, 2011 WL 1901987 (Tex. App- Waco May 11, 2011) held that no bright lines can be drawn by which to categorize the […]

Friday, September 4th, 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.   Enbridge Pipelines (E. Texas) L.P. v. Avinger Timber, LLC, 386 S.W.3d 256 (Tex. 2012), held that the condemnation value of the landowner’s interest in an existing gas plant site […]

Friday, September 4th, 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.   Simpson v. Curtis, 351 S.W.3d 374 (Tex. App.—Tyler 2010, no pet.), held that neither the statute of frauds nor the doctrine of merger would bar reformation of a deed […]

Friday, September 4th, 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.   Melody Home Manufacturing Company v. Barnes, S.W.2d 31 Tex. Sup. Ct. J. 45 (November 7, 1987) withdrawing opinion of 30 Tex. Sup. Ct. J. 489 (June 20, 1987). This […]