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Texas Landlord Notice to Enter

A Texas notice to enter allows a landlord to get tenant consent to enter a rental unit for an authorized reason. Texas state law does not require landlords to obtain permission or provide notice of entry, but general practice calls for landlords to give reasonable notice to tenants based on the condition for access. Laws…

Texas Non-Compete Agreement | Laws

A Texas non-compete agreement prohibits an employee from engaging in the same business as the employer for a specific time period and geographical area. The employee must agree to a non-compete at the same time an employment contract is signed. If already employed, an agreement must be supported by additional consideration such as a new…

Texas General Warranty Deed Form

A Texas general warranty deed is a form that transfers real estate ownership in the clearest possible manner and promises the new owner that there are no title defects such as liens or encumbrances. A deed is usually prepared after a purchase and sale agreement has been signed. After the exchange is complete, this form…

Texas Quit Claim Deed Form

A Texas quit claim deed is a two-page document that allows property to be transferred from a seller (the “grantor(s)”) to a buyer (the “grantee(s)”). The form must be completed with the individual who prepared the document, the parties’ names (Grantor(s) and Grantee(s)), and a detailed legal description of the real estate (descriptions are usually…

Texas Notary Acknowledgment Form

A Texas notary acknowledgment form is a letter signed by a notary public that validates a client’s signature as being authentic. Contained within the acknowledgment form are details related to the location and date of an acknowledgment as well as the name of the individual whose signature is being authenticated. If the notary public has…

Texas Revocable Living Trust Form

The Texas revocable living trust is more commonly employed than the irrevocable living trust as a tool for managing a person’s estate. The reason being that a revocable living trust can be altered or revoked by the Grantor at any time, as their circumstances may change. During the process of creating a living trust, the Grantor…

Texas Self-Proving Affidavit Form

A Texas self-proving affidavit form is a sworn statement used to validate a last will and testament when the will goes to probate. State law requires that two (2) disinterested individuals bear witness to the signing of the will by the testator or another individual who the testator has instructed to sign on their behalf….

Texas Name Change Forms – How to Change Your Name in TX

A Texas name change form allows residents of all Texan counties to petition for a name change through their local court. Aside from marriage or divorce, there are many incentives for which one might change their first and/or last name; politics, religion, or other personal reasons may play a part. Adult name changes (for persons…

Texas Do Not Resuscitate (DNR) Order Form

A Texas do not resuscitate (DNR) order form can be used by a patient to willfully decline life-saving treatments when their heart or lungs cease to function. The order informs emergency medical personnel that the individual does not wish to receive cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), defibrillation, artificial ventilation, transcutaneous cardiac pacing, and advanced airway management. Medical staff…

Texas Security Deposit Demand Letter

The Texas security deposit demand letter is a document that a tenant may use to serve a landlord who has failed to return a deposit within thirty (30) days from the date that the tenant vacated the rental property. Tenants must provide their landlords with a forwarding address in order to receive a notice of damages…