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 […]

Thursday, September 3rd, 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. Hamman v. Bright & Co., 924 S.W.2d 168 (Tex. App.—Amarillo 1966, no writ history) holds that a top lease violates the Texas constitutional rule against perpetuities, which provides that “[P]erpetuities . […]

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.   Bowers v. Taylor, No. 01-05-00667-CV, 2007 WL 1299440 (Tex. App.—Houston [1st Dist] 2007, no pet.), holds that the terms of a mineral deed convey a presently vested interest in […]