306 Cedar Street
Hearne, TX 77859
ph: (979) 279-3456
fax: (979) 279-3712
Based in Robertson County, Texas, our law firm has provided quality legal services to clients in Robertson, Falls, Brazos, Milam, Limestone, Burleson, Leon, Grimes, Madison, and Washington Counties, as well as the surrounding areas for over 40 years. We invite you to learn more about our services, our attorneys, and our history by browsing through our website.
306 Cedar Street
P.O. Box 909
Hearne, Texas 77859
Phone: (979) 279-3456
Fax: (979) 279-3712
110 West Decherd St., Suite D
P.O. Box 1288
Franklin, Texas 77856
Phone: (979) 828-3663
Fax: (979) 828-3676
IN THE NEWS
Posted: January 29, 2015
Attorney Bryan F. Russ III ("Trey") has been recognized as a 2015 "Texas Rising Star" by Super Lawyers marking the third year in a row that Trey has received this designation/award. The "Rising Star" designation is awarded to no more than 2.5% percent of all practicing Texas attorneys.
Posted: January 14, 2015
Client's Royalty Interest in 2,000 Acres with Value Exceeding $5,000,000.00 Affirmed by the 10th Court of Appeals
The law firm of Palmos, Russ, McCullough & Russ, LLP recently successfully represented a client in a declaratory judgment suit against claims by other parties pertaining to the ownership of a royalty interest in and to approximately 2,000 acres of real property involving more than $5,000,000.00 in royalties. Bryan F. Russ, Jr. filed and argued a Motion for Summary Judgment on behalf of the firm’s client and the trial court granted the summary judgment. The opposing parties thereafter filed an appeal with the 10th Court of Appeals. Molly A. Hedrick and Bryan F. Russ, Jr. filed a Response to the appeal in support of the trial court’s ruling. After consideration, the 10th Court of Appeals affirmed (upheld) the lower court’s ruling. Thereafter, the opposing parties filed a petition for review with the Texas Supreme Court; however, the Texas Supreme Court denied the appeal. The 10th Court's opinion can be read by clicking on the following link:
Posted: April 23, 2014
Successful Defense of Client Sued in District Court Upheld by the 10th Court of Appeals
Bryan F. Russ III recently defended a client sued in District Court for trespass, nuisance, negligence, rescission and restitution of an underlying sale of real property and for the imposition of a constructive trust. The District Judge ruled in favor of the Defendant and against the Plaintiff on all causes of action. The Plaintiff thereafter appealed the case to the 10th Court of Appeals. Recently, the 10th Court of Appeals issued the following decision affirming the decision of the trial court finding in favor of the Defendant as to all issues:
Posted: March 18, 2014
Attorney Bryan F. Russ III ("Trey") was recently recognized as a 2014 "Texas Rising Star" by Super Lawyers. The "Rising Star" designation is awarded to no more than 2.5% percent of all practicing Texas attorneys.
Posted: May 16, 2013
BridgeTex Pipeline Company Seeking to Acquire Easements
BrideTex Pipeline Company is proceeding with the construction of an approximately 20 inch pipeline across central Texas. BridgeTex will be seeking to condemn a route for their pipeline across the property of local landowners. It is anticipated that the pipeline will cut directly through parts of Milam, Robertson and Brazos counties. If you have been contacted directly or have received a letter regarding the BridgeTex Pipeline and you would like to know your legal rights, please call us at (979) 279-3456 or at (979) 828-3663.
Posted: March 9, 2013
Attorney Trey Russ Named "Texas Rising Star"
Attorney Bryan F. Russ III ("Trey") was recently recognized as a 2013 "Texas Rising Star" by Super Lawyers. The "Rising Star" designation is awarded to no more than 2.5% percent of all practicing Texas attorneys.
Posted: July 19, 2012
Union Pacific Possibly Seeking to Condemn Thousands of Acres of Land for New Rail Yard in Mumford, Robertson County, Texas
Union Pacific has recently begun speaking with local lawmakers about possibly acquiring several thousand acres of land in Mumford, Texas for the purpose of building a new large rail yard. It is unclear at this juncture as to whether Union Pacific has made a determination regarding the final location of the rail yard. Should Union Pacific ultimately decide to locate the rail yard in Mumford, Robertson County, Texas, then it will be seeking to acquire property through its use and exercise of the power of eminent domain.
If Union Pacific has contacted you regarding the acquisition of your land in Mumford, Texas, it is important that you meet with an attorney early on in the process who can explain to you both the condemnation process, as well as your rights as a landowner.
Palmos, Russ, McCullough & Russ, LLP has been actively engaged in fiercely representing landowners for over 40 years. Please feel free to call us at (979) 279-3456 or (979) 828-3663 and an attorney from our office will be happy to meet with you to discuss your rights.