Attorney David J. Willis announced publication of the 2016 Edition of his book "Real Estate Law & Asset Protection for Texas Real Estate Investors"

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The new volume includes significant updates in legislation, case law, and rules issued by administrative agencies

David Willis - Lone Star Land Law

Attorney David Willis J.D., LL.M

Investors, attorneys, and real estate professionals all over Texas have found it to be an excellent reference.

Attorney David J. Willis of LoneStarLandLaw.com announced publication of the 2016 Edition of his popular book entitled Real Estate Law & Asset Protection for Texas Real Estate Investors. The new volume includes significant updates in legislation, case law, and rules issued by administrative agencies.

Previous editions of Real Estate Law & Asset Protection for Texas Real Estate Investors have received multiple 5-star reviews on Amazon and Barnes & Noble. Investors, attorneys, and real estate professionals all over Texas have found it to be an excellent reference, bringing relevant state and federal law together in one easy-to-read and accessible 389 page volume.

The focus of David Willis’ law practice is the intersection of real estate law and asset protection, and he has pioneered the use of numerous creative techniques and structures in this field. Willis has over thirty years’ experience in Texas real estate transactions and litigation. He is double board certified in both residential real estate law and commercial real estate law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization and is also a licensed real estate broker. His many articles on Texas real estate law, asset protection for real estate investors, and other topics can be found on his website, LoneStarLandLaw.com.

CONTENTS OF REAL ESTATE LAW & ASSET PROTECTION

PART I. CONTRACTS & CLOSINGS

1. Residential Sales Contracts                                                
2. Seller Disclosure                                                                
3. Title Insurance                                                                    
4. Earnest Money Disputes                                    
5. Affidavits of Heirship                                    
6. Lis Pendens

PART II. OWNERSHIP & TRANSFER OF TEXAS REAL ESTATE

7. Co-Ownership of Property                                
8. Texas Deeds - an Overview                                
9. Deeding Property to an LLC                                
10. Deeding Property to a Lender
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PART III. NOTEWORTHY STATE & FEDERAL LAW

11. Executory Contracts                                    
12. Statute of Frauds                                        
13. Mortgage Loan Fraud                                    
14. SAFE Act and Dodd-Frank                                 
15. Regulation of Higher-Priced Mortgage Loans                         

PART IV. CREATIVE TRANSACTIONS

16. Lease-Options, Lease-Purchases, and Rights of First Refusal             
17. Wraparound Transactions                                                    
18. ASubject To@ Transactions                                                    
19. Assumptions                                                                    
20. Due-on-Sale                                                                        
21. Land Trusts                                                                        
22. Living Trusts for the Homestead                                            
23. Adverse Possession                                                        

PART V. ASSET PROTECTION STRUCTURING

24. LLC Formation                                                                    
25. LLC Governing Documents                                                    
26. The Series LLC                                                                
27. LLC=s: A Brief Tax Summary                                                
28. Piercing the Veil of an LLC                                                    
29. Joint Ventures                                                                    
30. Buying or Selling an LLC                                                    

PART VI. ASSET PROTECTION STRATEGIES.

31. Asset Protection in Texas                                                        
32. Anonymity in Texas Real Estate                                            
33. Assumed Names in Texas                                                    
34. Homestead Protections in Texas                                            

35. Lien Removal                                                                
36. Equity Stripping for Asset Protection                                        
37. Fraudulent Transfers                                                        

PART VII. EVICTIONS, FORECLOSURES, & LITIGATION

38. Evictions                                                                        
39. Foreclosures                                                                    
40. Texas Litigation
41. Deceptive Trade Practices                                                                
42. Mediation                                                                        
43. Judgments                                                                    
44. Charging Orders    
45. Redemption Issues for Investors
46. Security Deposits in Texas Residential Leases
47. Hard Money Lending
48. Partition in Texas

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