Water Rights: “The Supreme Court Giveth and it Taketh Away”

By: Jocelyn A. Holland and James B. Galbraith In a watershed decision issued in May 2016, the Texas Supreme Court established that groundwater rights, like mineral rights, are a dominant estate over the surface rights.  See Coyote Lake Ranch, LLC … Continue reading

McLeod, Alexander, Powel & Apffel, P.C. becomes a member of the American Association of Port Authorities

McLeod, Alexander, Powel & Apffel, P.C. is proud to announce its new membership in the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA).  The AAPA acts as a unified voice of the Americas’ sea port industry, representing over 130 public port authorities in the … Continue reading

Adoption Options (Revisited)- Galveston County Adoption Day Event

In recognition of National Adoption Month, McLeod, Alexander, Powel & Apffel P.C. Firm Officer, James B. Galbraith revisits and updates  Adoption Options.  Adoption Options was authored by Mr. Galbraith and was originally published by the Texas Young Lawyers Association in 1991. By: … Continue reading