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Tornado touches down in North Dallas

In Texas, October is considered our second most severe weather month after the spring storms that hit between the months of March and June. The recent tornados in the DFW Metroplex left behind devastating damage to homeowners and commercial property owners throughout the region. The tornados destroyed homes, businesses, and cars; delayed, rerouted, or canceled […]

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Senate Bill 2

On May 27, 2019, the final version of Senate Bill 2, the Texas Property Tax Reform and Transparency Act of 2019, was signed by the House and Senate. S.B. 2 addresses the rate of growth of local property taxes and transparency of property tax revenue. Among its many provisions, the bill requires cities and counties […]

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Legislative Update- Texas Property Tax Reform and Relief Act of 2019

On January 31, 2019, Senator Paul Bettencourt, Chairman of the Senate Committee on Property Tax, filed Senate Bill 2, cited as the Property Tax Reform and Relief Act of 2019. That day, an identical companion bill, House Bill 2, was filed by Representative Dustin Burrows. SB 2 and HB 2 address the rate of growth […]

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Homeowners vs. Flood Insurance in Hurricanes: Help Maximize Your Claim

Hurricane Michael wrought tremendous damage to the state of Florida. Lives and livelihood were devastated, and the effects of the hurricane will be felt for years to come. The Fort Worth, TX-based legal team at the Preston Dugas Law Firm, PLLC believes in helping our neighbors in the Gulf Coast who have survived the storm and […]

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Hurricane Property Damage Claim Denials: How an Attorney Can Help

Hurricane Michael was devastating. The third-most intense Atlantic hurricane to make contact with the United States. The hurricane claimed 60 lives, 45 of which were in the United States. The damage of Hurricane Michael has been estimated around $14.58 billion across Central America and North America, which includes $3.3 billion in US insurance claims. Even […]

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2019 Texas Rising Stars List

Our law firm is extremely excited that Preston made the 2019 Texas Rising Stars list again. Every year, Super Lawyers selects attorneys who exhibit excellence in the practice of law that are either 40 years old or younger or have been in practice for 10 years or less. Preston is still only 38 and made […]