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Platting Laws in Texas: 101

Texas has a long history of respect for private property rights. It provides owners of residential and commercial property the tools needed to be prosperous and safe. The guarantee of personal property rights is provided by a complex yet ...
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What Does A County Clerk Do?

Would you like to be the County Clerk? You really, really need to love paperwork, documentation, and taking notes. And that’s just to start. Most people don’t know what goes on at the County Clerk’s office. It’s much more involved than you ...
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How to Find a Lienholder on a Property

Property liens aren't uncommon, but they are a bit of a hassle. A lien can block the sale of a piece of property. Learning who holds that lien is the first step in getting it settled. Lienholders can be any entity from a construction ...
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What Is a Lienholder, and What Are Their Rights?

Any property against which a debt is owed may have a lien placed against it. The party that has a legal claim to the debt is the lien holder. Most adults in the U.S. have purchased property, such as a home or car, by borrowing money from a ...
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Using CourthouseDirect.com’s Tax Maps, Tax Records, and Recorded Plats

Three tools available at CourthouseDirect.com are the Tax Map, Tax Record, and the Recorded Plat databases. Accessible from the GIS Map search application, each of these databases is chock full of data and information useful to anyone ...
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How to Use CourthouseDirect.com for Remote Work

The COVID-19 pandemic has turned much of the working world upside down. While a lot of work has migrated online in the past couple of decades, never have more companies needed online access to information at one time. CourthouseDirect.com ...
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How to Use the Lease Alert Feature on CourthouseDirect

CourthouseDirect.com has a nifty tool called the Lease Alert, and it was developed by oil and gas landmen. Lease Alert helps you keep tabs on any oil and gas leasing activity in any Texas county. All you have to do is sign up. Lease Alert ...
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CourthouseDirect.com Voted a Houston Top Workplace for the 7th Year in a Row

This is the eighth time and the seventh consecutive year that CourthouseDirect.com has been named a Top Workplace by the Houston Chronicle.
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How CourthouseDirect.com Provides Value to Oil and Gas Professionals

CourthouseDirect.com is the premier resource for the oil and gas industry in Texas. Our website provides easy online document searches for real property records, grantor/grantee indexes, liens, and other documentation. We continue to build ...
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Product Updates: Hydrogen Release Notes

At CourthouseDirect.com, we're always updating our products and services to give our customers our best and access to the best. Read below for our most recent product updates for the Hydrogen Release. What's New CHD users can now request ...
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