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Texas Eminent Domain Guide

Texas Eminent Domain Guide

How to protect your rights when the government wants to take your land.

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Win Your Texas Injury Case

Avoid common mistakes and get the best result for your personal injury claim.

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Texas Divorce Survival Guide

Texas Divorce Survival Guide

Austin divorce attorney shows you how to protect your children, your property and yourself in Texas divorce

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The Top Five Causes of Divorce - and How to Avoid Them

The Top Five Causes of Divorce - and How to Avoid Them

Austin Divorce Lawyer David Todd reveals the top factors can ruin your relationship and what you can do to avoid or fix these problems.

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We Help You Make Great Decisions to Resolve Your Legal Issue.


You May Not Need a Lawyer.

Not every problem requires an attorney. But to know whether or not you may need a lawyer's help, you need to understand your rights and your options. We are dedicated to educating Texans about their rights in eminent domain, personal injury and family law so they can make confident choices regarding their case, including whether or not to hire an attorney.

We help you Understand Your Rights and Your Options.

Before you negotiate with a condemnation right-of-way agent, insurance adjuster or the "other side", and before you sign anything, start with a free book, free call or free consultation. We give away this information to help you make smart choices regarding your case.

This Is Where It Gets Better

The government taking your land through eminent domain, being injured by someone else's negligence, or facing a divorce or custody battle can be frightening and stressful. Deciding what to do about it can be exhausting and confusing. The legal process seems intimidating and every case is different. If you are feeling lost, afraid or frustrated by your legal situation, you have come to the right place to start making things better.

Replace Fear with Knowledge

Before you negotiate with the "other side", talk to a lawyer or sign any kind of agreement, browse our Frequently Asked Questions and download your FREE legal guide. At the Todd Law Firm, we believe more information helps you worry less and make smarter choices to protect your rights. That is why we provide useful information on this website and offer free legal guides depending on your situation. Before you talk to an opposing party or their lawyer or sign anything, learn your legal options, how to avoid common mistakes and how to maximize your claim. Click on the relevant practice area box on this page to learn more. You may also contact us now for more information and to schedule a case evaluation.

Our "Client-First Fee Agreement" for Eminent Domain

You wouldn't believe the low-ball offers we see being made to landowners like you when a corporation or the government wants to take your land for a public project. You owe it to yourself and your family to make sure you get maximum compensation. We believe you should not be tricked or bullied into accepting less than you deserveWe also believe you should be able to have a lawyer help you without any up-front legal fees. 

For the eminent domain cases we accept, we do not charge any up-front fee. With our "Client-First Fee Agreement" you pay zero legal fees unless we get you more money than the first offer you receive. If we do get you more for your land than the first offer, our fee is a percentage of that additional value amount. 

You are responsible for court costs and other expenses, but the sooner in the process we can resolve your claim the lower the legal fee (as low as 25% before expenses). So, by acting now you can get expert help obtaining maximum compensation and keep even more of it.

Act Now

Texas places strict time limits on how long you have to resolve your claim. These deadlines can prevent you from ever protecting your rights or being properly compensated if you wait too long to begin. Also, gathering evidence is easier the sooner you begin, before witnesses move, memories fade and physical evidence is lost. And, if you need an expert, they need time to evaluate your situation and prepare their report. Simply put, starting sooner leads to a better outcome for your case. Don't wait! Contact us now for your free case evaluation.

Take a moment to review our website, watch our helpful videos and fill out our contact form or call us for a free case evaluation. Created by Austin family law, personal injury and eminent domain lawyer David Todd, this information will guide you in pursuing your claim and protecting your rights. Learn how to avoid common mistakes and get the best possible outcome for your case.

About Us

David Todd and the Todd Law Firm have represented good people throughout Texas since 1989. Whether you are facing eminent domain, personal injury or family law issues, take a breath, relax, and contact us to discuss your case. Learn how we can help you protect yourself and your family and win your claim.

Avoid mistakes and protect your rights. Download your FREE legal guide.

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Giving Back

We donate a portion of every child injury recovery to charities focused on protecting children from harm and healing injured kids.

We are proud supporters of Dell Children's Medical CenterThe Center for Child Protection, and Team Luke Hope for Minds