Resources

Texas Legal Resources

Texas Courts Online website is the portal to the Texas judiciary branch.  It provides information about the Texas court structure, links to all of the Texas courts, and additional court information for attorneys and the public: http://www.courts.state.tx.us/

The Supreme Court of Texas website provides court opinions, rules, and calendar information for lawyers and the public: http://www.supreme.courts.state.tx.us/

United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas website provides notable cases, court information, information on alternative dispute resolution, and other information:http://www.txsd.uscourts.gov/

The United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas website has forms, rules, juror information, and other information: http://www.txnd.uscourts.gov/

The United States District Court for the Western District of Texas website has forms, rules, juror information, and other information: http://www.txwd.uscourts.gov/default1.asp

The United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas website has forms, rules, juror information, and other information: http://www.txed.uscourts.gov/

The United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit website has opinions, attorney information, and other resources: http://www.ca5.uscourts.gov/

The Texas Statutes are available at this website: http://www.statutes.legis.state.tx.us/

Texas Online: The Official Portal of Texas: http://www.texasonline.com/portal/tol

Local Texas Resources

Denton County has a website that offers resources on a variety of concerns: http://www.co.denton.tx.us/

Flower Mound, Texas has a website with information for the community: http://www.flower-mound.com/

Fort Worth’s website has government, resident and other information: http://www.fortworthgov.org/

Dallas County provides legal, business, health and other information on its website:http://www.dallascounty.org/

The City of Lewisville has a website with resident, business and government resources:http://www.cityoflewisville.com/

The Colony has government and other resources on its website: http://www.ci.the-colony.tx.us/

Carrollton, Texas has information for residents, businesses, and on government on its website:http://www.cityofcarrollton.com/

Business and Commercial Resources

The Texas Secretary of State website provides information for corporations, businesses, forms and other resources: http://www.sos.state.tx.us/

The Better Business Bureau has information for consumers, business, information on scams, and other resources: http://www.bbb.org/

The United States Chamber of Commerce has information for small business and other resources:http://www.uschamber.com/default

Flower Mound Chamber of Commerce website: http://www.flowermoundchamber.com/

Lewisville Chamber of Commerce website: http://www.lewisvillechamber.org/

Denton County Chamber of Commerce website: http://www.denton-chamber.org/

The Internal Revenue Services website has a wide variety of tax information for individuals and businesses:http://www.irs.ustreas.gov/

The Texas State Comptroller website has information about state taxes: http://www.cpa.state.tx.us/

Real Estate Resources

Texas state property appraisal websites: Dallas County (http://www.dallascad.org/), Denton County (http://www.dentoncad.com/), Tarrant County (http://www.tad.org/) and Collin County (http://www.collincad.org/)

The United States Department of Housing and Urban Development has a great deal of information on housing on its website: http://www.hud.gov/

The Institute of Real Estate Management website supplies education and resources for real estate management professionals: http://www.irem.org/

Community Associations Institute website provides resources for homeowners and community associations:http://www.caionline.org/

Estate Planning/Probate and Estate Administration

The Texas courts website has state probate court resources on its website:http://www.courts.state.tx.us/courts/probate.asp

Texas Probate Code: http://tlo2.tlc.state.tx.us/statutes/pb.toc.htm

IRS Frequently Asked Questions About Estate Taxes:
http://www.irs.gov/businesses/small/article/0,,id=108143,00.html

Texas Tax information: http://www.window.state.tx.us/taxes/

Texas State Government information regarding finances and unclaimed property:http://www.window.state.tx.us/finances/

Texas State Bar website consumer information regarding wills, including probate information:http://www.texasbar.com/Template.cfm?Section=Wills_and_Living_Trusts&Template=/TaggedPage/TaggedPageDisplay.cfm&TPLID=19&ContentID=2509

Construction Law Resources

Texas Residential Construction Commission website has information for consumers and businesses:http://www.trcc.state.tx.us/default.asp

U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Safety & Health Administration website has information on laws, regulations, statistics, and other information regarding work related injuries: http://www.osha.gov/

Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board-State of California website:
http://www.dir.ca.gov/oshsb/oshsb.html

Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board-State of California website, provides the requirements for construction safety orders that apply to any construction site: http://www.dir.ca.gov/title8/sub4.html

National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health website-part of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in the Department of Health and Human Services that conducts research and makes recommendations for the prevention of work-related injury and illness: http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/

Construction Safety Counsel website-non-profit organization dedicated to the advancement of safety and health interests in the field of construction: http://www.buildsafe.org/

American Society of Safety Engineers website-the oldest and largest professional safety organization:http://www.asse.org/

Consumer Representation Resources

The Texas Attorney General offers resources for consumer protection on its website:http://www.oag.state.tx.us/

The Texas Department of Insurance website has information to protect consumers:http://www.tdi.state.tx.us/consumer/

Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Consumer Information Regarding the Junk Fax Protection Act:http://www.fcc.gov/cgb/consumerfacts/unwantedfaxes.html

FCC Consumer Information Regarding the Telephone Consumer Protection Act:http://www.fcc.gov/cgb/consumerfacts/tcpa.html

Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is the Federal Agency in place to protect consumers throughout the United States: http://ftc.gov/

Family Law Matters

The Texas Family Law Foundation has information on a variety of family law issues on its website:http://www.texasfamilylawfoundation.com/TFL/#

The State Bar of Texas Family Law Section website has resources for family law: http://www.sbotfam.org/

The Divorce Magazine website has a great deal of information on divorce: http://www.divorcemag.com/