THE LANDLORD’S REAL ESTATE ATTORNEY
Independent rental owners and apartment community managers in Texas face a wide range of legal challenges. And problem tenants are often the source of these challenges. Girling Law provides both responsive and preventative legal representation to Texas property investors and managers.
Landlord Attorney in North Richland Hills, Texas
Marc Girling is an expert Dallas – Fort Worth eviction attorney and landlord lawyer. He started his eviction practice after having his own unfortunate experience with a problem tenant. Presently, Mr. Girling’s firm includes two attorneys, two paralegals, and an Escrow Officer. In addition, Mr. Girling regularly hires five other real estate attorneys in Fort Worth who handle legal work for the firm on a contractual basis. Mr. Girling personally trained each of these lawyers. Mr. Girling has authored several books, including Eviction Dismissed! The Ten Biggest Mistakes Texas Landlords Make in Eviction Court. Presently, he is preparing a curriculum to train apartment community managers on appearing in Justice of the Peace Courts.
Girling Law, PLLC is a boutique landlord law firm. We offer a full range of legal representation to independent rental owners and apartment communities. Our Fort Worth real estate attorneys routinely practice in all of the Justice of the Peace Courts in Tarrant, Dallas, Collin, and Denton Counties. In addition, our real estate attorneys regularly appear in the County Courts at Law in Fort Worth, Dallas, McKinney, and Denton. Girling Law is a member of the Tarrant County Apartment Association.
Girling Law’s flagship legal service is eviction representation before Justice of the Peace Courts, County Courts at Law, and Texas Courts of Appeals. Our eviction service is comprehensive. We will ensure that your notice to vacate is not just properly delivered, but delivered in a manner that nearly eliminates the risk associated with tenants lying about successful delivery. We conduct background checks and asset searches on each tenant we evict. Our firm will make several attempts to negotiate a settlement with tenants, thereby reducing our landlord-clients’ legal fees and losses arising from a tenant’s unlawful occupation of the subject property. When necessary, our firm will, of course, send in a Dallas – Fort Worth eviction attorney to attend trial. Girling Law’s eviction representation services include coordinating a writ of possession. Should your tenant appeal, Girling Law will be prepared to attack any method of appeal your tenant might use. Finally, Girling Law will file the motions necessary to have the Court return any bond money or rent payments in the Court’s possession.
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In Texas, a landlord can start the process to evict a tenant for not paying rent the very day after rent is due. But to evict, a proper Notice to Vacate must be sent. As a Landlord, Girling law has the experience you need on your side to ensure the property is back in your possession ready to make money for you. Call us before mistakes are made that will keep a non-paying tenant in the property longer than necessary!
Courts do not always see the Landlord as the party suffering the harm in a situation where a renter is not paying rent. Girling Law sees it from your side as Landlord, that you have a mortgage to pay, bills to pay, and we fight to ensure the property is back in your hands as soon as the law allows.
Litigation is not always the best solution! Girling Law has years of experience in negotiating with tenants who are in difficult situations. We always work to ensure that the cheapest alternatives are available to you by identifying creative solutions to get the property profitable again. But if litigation does become the answer, Girling Law will fight tooth and nail to protect your rights as Landlord!
According to Texas state law, the legal process of eviction begins with the landlord having an eviction notice or notice to vacate delivered to the tenant to be evicted. Evictions must start with tenants receiving [...]