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Posted: 31 August 2017

I know that this is a very difficult time for everyone. I just wanted to share a few things to consider when addressing property damage. While I am not an expert in insurance law or claims, I am a licensed Texas attorney with nearly 18 years’ experience, Board Certified in Commercial Real Estate by the

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Posted: 15 July 2014

Plaintiffs File An Amended Complaint Against GDF Suez Energy North America, Inc. and Others Further Outlining Alleged Commodity Market Manipulation FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 15, 2014Contact: Barry HammondEmail: barry@patelhammond.comPhone: (713) 570-6000 Houston, Texas – Aspire Commodities, LP and Raiden Commodities, LP filed an amended complaint and notification of their opposition to a motion to dismiss in their

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Posted: 24 April 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 24, 2014 Contact: Barry Hammond Email: barry@patelhammond.com Phone: (713) 570-6000 Houston, Texas – On Tuesday, April 22, 2014, Barry M. Hammond, Jr. and Patel Hammond PLLC filed a lawsuit on behalf of Aspire Commodities, LP and Raiden Commodities, LP in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas against

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Posted: 17 October 2013

Ethics for Arbitrators Use of Arbitration: Arbitration is used to resolve a wide variety of disputes has grown.  It is typically agreed upon by contract (i.e. construction contracts, municipalities, etc.).  Persons who act as arbitrators therefore undertake serious responsibilities to the public, as well as to the parties. Many different types of arbitration and ethics

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Posted: 19 July 2012

I. Overview An eviction in Texas, referred to as “forcible entry and detainer,” is a judicial process by which an owner recovers possession of real property and, if appropriate, a judgment for unpaid rent, attorney’s fees (if any), and court costs against a tenant or occupant. Evictions are governed by Section 24.01 of the Texas

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Posted: 10 August 2011

In the 82nd Legislative Session, the Texas legislature enacted multiple new laws affecting Home Owner Associations (“HOA”) which trump certain Covenants, Conditions and Restrictions (“CC&R”)and bylaws affecting the property or of HOAs. All property owners and HOA board members should be made aware of as to know their rights and authority. They changes include: Annual