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Ag Law in the Field

Sep 18, 2018

After our episodes on hunting leases and grazing leases, I had some folks request a discussion about farm leases.  I contacted my friend Erin Herbold-Swalwell, an agricultural attorney in Iowa, who is an expert on drafting and litigating farm lease agreements.

Erin and I talk through some key issues that come up with...


Sep 4, 2018

Anyone who has purchased property knows that this can be a complex and time-consuming process.  Today, David Waggoner, an attorney and title company owner, is here to talk us through a step-by-step explanation of what happens between an offer to purchase property and a final deed being executed.  What is earnest money? ...


Aug 21, 2018

The probate process is something that is a bit confusing and there are a lot of myths surrounding here in Texas.  My friend and Stamford, TX-based attorney, Stephanie Bradley Fryer, is here today to explain what probate is and help walk us through exactly the steps that will happen in probate when a person dies with...


Aug 7, 2018

Today we're covering one of my very favorite topics...grazing leases!  In my role here at Texas A&M, this is by far the topic I am asked to speak on the most. 

What terms should be included?  Do they really need to be in writing?  How much should I charge?

My friend and TAMU Alum Cari Rincker is here today to...


Jul 24, 2018

Adverse possession, otherwise known as "squatter's rights" is a topic that is controversial and often misunderstood.  When can a person claim ownership of another's real property based upon open, notorious use over a certain period of time?  That's the topic that Amber Miller is here to discuss today.

Claiming title to...