Matters Resolved

While each property--and every lawsuit--is unique, and no particular results can be guaranteed, some representative matters handled include: *

  • Obtained a judgment for a fifty percent (50%) value reduction on a Galleria office building. The client’s tax savings for the years in issue were over several hundred thousand dollars. The Court established the property’s value at precisely the amount sought by the firm’s client, and awarded the firm judgment against the Harris County Appraisal District for all of the owner’s attorney fees in the lawsuit.
  • Successfully defended a lawsuit brought by the Harris County Appraisal District, in which the District sought to radically increase the taxable value of a large portfolio of apartment properties. The District dismissed the lawsuit after the firm’s discovery demonstrated that the District had not met the jurisdictional prerequisites necessary to support its lawsuit.
  • Obtained a judgment, at trial, for a one-third value reduction on a Houston office building, with an attorney's fees award.
  • Negotiated a settlement establishing the value of Harris County land at less than two-thirds of the value set by the Harris County Appraisal District, based on environmental regulations affecting the property.
  • After a tax agent was improperly refused a hearing before an appraisal review board, filed an Application for Mandamus through the Texas Court of Appeals; and obtained a hearing before the appraisal review board, which in turn resulted in the value sought by the owner.

* In every matter, the results obtained depend on the facts of the case. Since every factual situation is different, past performance is not a guarantee of future results

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