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Trespassing in Texas Dan Burke

What is Considered Trespassing in Texas?

Most people understand trespassing as entering private property without permission. While this is a good start, it’s important for residential and commercial property owners to know everything about trespass laws, from giving notice to pursuing legal action against trespassers. Let’s start by discussing what is considered trespassing under Texas property…
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Quitclaim Deed Dan Burke Law

Why Quitclaim Deeds Aren’t Used in Texas

The most important part of buying or selling property is the deed, which is the legal document that transfers the property title from the seller to the buyer. But not all deeds are the same. While there are multiple ways to legally transfer property such as a house, there’s one…
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Assets purchase agreement Dan Burke

4 Things You Should Know About Asset Purchase Agreements

When it comes to selling an asset or buying one, having an agreement that lays out all the details pertaining to it is vital. But what kind of document is necessary for that? And what else does that document entail? The catch-all document for selling assets is an “Asset Purchase…
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Real estate attorney Dan Burke

Differences Between a Real Estate Lawyer and A Realtor

What's the difference? What are the pros and cons of using each? When is it best to use a lawyer over a realtor? When it comes to buying or selling real estate, most people think hiring a realtor is their only option. While real estate agents are the more popular…
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Life estate planning with Dan Burke Law

What Is A Life Estate?

A life estate governs the length of time both owners have rights to the estate and what they may do with it in that time. The “life tenant” is the person who holds the estate throughout their entire lifetime. The co-owner, or “remainderman,” can take complete ownership of the estate…
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Meet experienced lawyer Dan Burke

What to Expect When You Hire an Attorney

Hiring a lawyer for the first time can be daunting, especially if you don’t know what to expect. It’s important to understand what you should expect out of a quality lawyer. If you hire a lawyer for any reason and they don’t meet these expectations, they aren’t working for you…
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Rental agreement Dan Burke

4 Things You Should Never Do In A Rental House

Living in a rental house feels like having your own home, and it should for the most part. However, there are some simple things many renters forget they aren’t allowed to do. Here are four things you should never do in a rental house. Change the Locks Changing the locks…
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San Antonio Will and testimate Dan Burke

Requirements for a Valid Will in Texas

What are the requirements for a valid will in Texas? A will, or last will and testament, is a binding legal document that states your final wishes. In a will, the testator – the person writing the will – can leave specific instructions on how their property is to be…
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Why are articles of incorporation important?

Looking to start your own small business? Congratulations, entrepreneur! While starting a business can be an exciting experience, it can also be overwhelming. Small business owners have a lot on their plates, including business planning and strategy, marketing, sales, staffing and customer service. Where do you even start? One of…
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How to Start a Small Business

With the idea for a small business in your mind and a business plan written, it’s time to begin taking steps toward making your idea the real thing. There are many things you need to consider when starting a small business - the most important being that everything is legal.…
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