Pete Reid Law Wins Real Estate Fraud Trial in Travis County

Pete Reid recently scored another trial victory in Travis County District Court in a complex real estate fraud case that included forged signatures and vindictive cousins. In November 2017, Brenda Meeks retained Pete Reid Law when she discovered that her signature had been forged on a deed transferring the property she owned to someone else. [...]

2018-09-03T20:28:44-05:00August 20th, 2018|Articles|

Pete Reid Wins Week-Long Jury Trial in Construction Defect Case

In October 2017, Williamson County was the stage for a grueling jury trial between a married couple and the builder of their dream home that turned into a nightmare. At the end of the week-long trial, the 12 person jury awarded damages and attorney’s fees to Pete Reid Law’s clients, but it was not until [...]

2018-09-03T20:27:21-05:00July 20th, 2018|Articles|

Pete Reid Secures Injunction and Asset Freeze against Company in Federal Court, Southern District of New York

Pete Reid Law was recently retained to file an emergency injunction and asset freeze of corporate bank accounts in New York City. The online commerce company was owned equally by three individuals. Although the Company was based in New York, one owner was resident in Austin, with the two other partners in New York and [...]

2018-09-04T10:19:41-05:00July 1st, 2018|Articles|

Pete Reid wins Business Litigation Lawyer of the Year Award

Pete Reid was recently chosen as the Business Litigation Lawyer of the Year in Texas by the International Advisory Experts Publication.  The International Advisory Experts Annual Awards pay tribute to attorneys who have been successful over the past 12 months, and who have received exceptional praise from their peers. Nominations are received from in-house counsel, legal and [...]

2017-11-09T22:55:42-06:00November 8th, 2017|Articles|

Pete Reid Law Negotiates Below-Market Lease Renewal for South Congress Local Business

Pete Reid Law recently completed a successful lease renewal negotiation on behalf of a long term South Congress business. South Congress remains a must-stroll location for visitors and a popular hangout for Austin residents. However, in recent years the boutique stores and local businesses that give the street its character have come under threat from [...]

2018-08-20T22:18:57-05:00October 8th, 2017|Articles|

Austin Home Buyer Collects Damages for Undisclosed Condition in Seller’s Disclosure Form

In April 2016, a young home buyer bought her first home from a Seller in North Austin. A few weeks after closing on the sale and moving into the house, and after experiencing some breathing difficulties, the Buyer discovered the existence of mold behind the walls in the master bathroom, in the HVAC closet, under [...]

2017-11-08T12:55:57-06:00August 8th, 2017|Articles|

East Austin Family Use Adverse Possession to Fend Off Threat of Eviction by Developers

In March 2017, an East Austin Family received a 'Notice to Vacate' from the developers of a neighboring property. The Developers were in the process of tearing down the existing structure and building two new homes on the lot. The Family had lived in the same property in East Austin for more than 55 years, [...]

2017-11-08T14:28:02-06:00June 8th, 2017|Articles|

Condominium HOA Board Forced to Perform Financial Audit and Pay Attorney’s Fees

Pete Reid Law recently completed the successful representation of a Home Owner in a lawsuit against the Home Owners Association (HOA) that managed her Condominium. For more than a year, the Home Owner had tried unsuccessfully to inspect the books and records of the HOA. She suspected that some of the board members were misusing [...]

2017-11-08T20:31:12-06:00February 8th, 2017|Articles|

Pete Reid Law Wins Dismissal of Lawsuit Alleging Fraud and Negligence Against Software Developer

An e-commerce company brought a lawsuit against a software developer who it had hired to design and implement the Company’s web platform and dynamic content. The Company’s site featured listings of products and services specifically for seniors. When the Company failed to meet its financial goals, it sued the Developer for more than $625,000 in damages, [...]

2017-11-07T12:20:18-06:00October 26th, 2016|Articles|

Austin Homebuyer Recovers Purchase Price, Damages, and Attorneys’ Fees After Discovering Misrepresentations by Realtors and Seller.

In April 2014, an Austin Homebuyer purchased an old property in South Austin. The MLS listing described the property as a ‘duplex’, and that it consisted of ‘2/1 and 3/1 apartments’ on each floor. As such, the Homebuyer planned to renovate the property, and then lease the two units to separate tenants. The property was [...]

2017-11-07T12:23:42-06:00September 21st, 2016|Articles|