by Stuart Lautin, Esq.
Virtually all of my posts have been about core real estate issues. This is not.
In the past when real estate investors needed a new entity, we routinely formed limited partnerships. There was a distinct tax advantage in doing so.
That dynamic changed when our Texas legislature amended the laws. Since limited partnerships became taxable in Texas like all other entities, lawyers shifted to forming limited liability companies as the entity of choice.…. Read More.
Stuart A. Lautin, Esq.* Counsel to NTCAR
Higier Allen & Lautin, PC
5057 Keller Springs Road, Suite 600, Addison Texas 75001
P: 972.716.1888 | E: email@example.com | W: www.higierallen.com
* Board Certified, Commercial (1989) and Residential (1988) Real Estate Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization
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Conditional Rental Payments are a GOOD Idea – NOT!
Doctrine of Merger
More Mistaken Moments
Commercial Due Diligence. Or Not?
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When Business Friends Become Business Partners
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How Not to Evict
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ORAL DEALS AREN’T BINDING. RIGHT?
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STATUES OF FRAUDS!
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LOSS MITIGATION IN COMMERCIAL LEASING
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