CLIENT UPDATE ON COVID-19 ADDENDUMS FOR RESIDENTIAL REAL ESTATE Dear Friends: I know there is a lot of discussion regarding the use of a COVID-19 pandemic addendum, particularly the Texas Realtors’ COVID-19 Addendum. I have seen several addendums floating around and the Texas Realtors Addendum is by far the best. However, it is important to […]

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ABDM’s Real Estate Attorneys Defend the Seller in Texas What happens if a buyer pays earnest money, but decides to back out? Bottom line—don’t offer earnest money in Texas unless you are serious. In a recent case in Texarkana, a buyer paid $60,000 earnest money for a house. He later decided to cancel the contract, […]

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On March 28, 2019, the Texas Third Court of Appeals upheld the summary judgment entered against Plaintiff Pedro Morales by the 345th Judicial District Court. Additionally, the Appeals Court confirmed that Almanza, Blackburn, Dickie & Mitchell’s clients are entitled to the payment of their attorneys’ fees and costs of court by Plaintiff under the “prevailing […]

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On January 1st, Jacob Scheick joined Julie Lane and Noel Stout as non-name partners of ABDM. Since making his start with us five years ago, he has created tremendous value for his clients and our firm. When Bo Blackburn made the announcement at our holiday party, Jacob said, “When I joined ABDM I just wanted […]

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ABDM is proud to announce that Jason Billick has joined our team. A native-Texan, and graduate of Texas A&M, Jason brings a strong commitment to promote social justice in the Austin community. Jason studied environmental science in undergraduate, and through earning a Master’s in Public Health, decided to study law to make contributions in environmental […]

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3/01/2010 Almanza, Blackburn & Dickie LLP, is proud to announce that Lawrence Temple has joined our team. Lawrence brings with him his expertise in Corporate and securities law, General business transactions, Sports and entertainment law. Read More

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