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About Braun & Gresham

We are advocates for you and your land.

Braun & Gresham, PLLC provides expert legal counsel and practical advice for owners of rural property nationwide. We use traditional resources in innovative ways to help our clients protect and create new value in their land.

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Negotiating New Easements

Oct 13, 2014 | No Comments

Companies, through eminent domain laws, continue to threaten condemnation and  “take” an easement from Texas landowners. Landowners and attorneys often focus just on the compensation and give little attention to the easement language. Easements give utility and pipeline companies the … Continue reading

Water Issues Every Broker of Rural Land Should Know

Sep 30, 2014 | No Comments

Margaret Menicucci is partnering with the Texas Association of Realtors to host an educational webinar for commercial realtors entitled, “Water Issues Every Broker of Rural Land Should Know”. This webinar will take place on October 29, from 10:00 am to … Continue reading

The Advantages of 1033 Tax Exchanges

Sep 15, 2014 | No Comments

When a property is condemned, it is important for a landowner to understand the tax consequences of the compensation they receive. Landowners can defer paying taxes for compensation received from condemning authorities under IRS section 1033. Monies received through an … Continue reading

Landowner Workshop with the Hill Country Alliance and Patrick Reznik on the Blumenthal Transmission Project

Sep 5, 2014 | No Comments

Patrick Reznik will be partnering with the Hill Country Alliance as a part of a panel discussion on landowner rights and the routing process. This informative event will take place on September 6, 2014 beginning at 8:30 am through noon. … Continue reading

Margaret Menicucci Estate Planning Presentation in Gillespie County

Aug 29, 2014 | No Comments

Margaret Menicucci will be presenting at a Farm & Ranch Estate Planning Workshop in conjunction with Platinum Wealth Solutions and the Gillespie County Agrilife Extension Agent. To learn More, please visit the link below: Gillespie County Farm & Ranch Workshop … Continue reading

Rural relationships – domestic and livestock use of surface water

Aug 18, 2014 | 3 Comments

With limited water resources in times of drought,  many landowners are concerned about Domestic and Livestock use (“D&L Use”). Though a common practice on rural land, not all landowners understand their rights and obligations in relationship to other users of … Continue reading