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1 Answer | Asked in Real Estate Law for Texas on
Q: Are verbal real estate contracts binding in Texas? My dad’s name isn’t on the deed of LeaseToOwn that’s being sold.

My dads friend has been letting him live in a lease to own property for last 10 years. They have NO written agreement, only a Verbal agreement. His friend’s ex-wife’s name is on the mortgage and they are selling the property as part of mediation and offering to only give him a FRACTION of... Read more »

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answered on Jun 18, 2022

The statute of frauds requires that all contracts for the sale of land be reduced to writing. It sounds like your dad would have to file suit to quiet title to the property, and allege an unjust enrichment cause of action, which is probably the only claim in equity he can prove that payments came... Read more »

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Personal Injury, Appeals / Appellate Law and Federal Crimes for Texas on
Q: I just found the court case number that awarded me $5.5 million from the ins. Co that my lawyer said did not exist I

Yes I want to recover this money, I need representation. It will have to be on contingency but if recovered I would pay more to the attorney that took the case than 33% much more.

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answered on Jun 18, 2022

Hey there, this matter seems pretty serious. Can I ask, what exactly is your question here? Do you seek to recoup the funds?

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