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Teri A. Walter

Teri Walter’s Legal Cases

17 total


  • Builder - fraud in settling construction defects

    Practice Area:
    Consumer Protection
    Date:
    Aug 08, 2008
    Outcome:
    Judgment for home buyer for actual and punitive damages.
    Description:
    Represented buyer of a new home that had significant plumbing problems. Builder agreed to buy the house back, then refused to close.
  • Adverse possession claim

    Practice Area:
    Real Estate
    Date:
    Jul 02, 2007
    Outcome:
    Homeowner retained full title to the lot.
    Description:
    Represented Homeowner in suit claiming adverse possession of a portion of Defendant's property, based on conflicting surveys.
  • Mold remediation

    Practice Area:
    Construction & Development
    Date:
    Dec 08, 2006
    Outcome:
    Jury found for remodeler on all allegations.
    Description:
    Represented remodeler in contract/fraud/DTPA/theft case alleging improper mold remediation.
  • Home inspector Deceptive Trade Practices

    Practice Area:
    Construction & Development
    Date:
    Jun 29, 1999
    Outcome:
    Directed verdict in favor of home inspector
    Description:
    Represented home inspector in DTPA case. Plaintiffs bought house with a pier & beam foundation with the crawl space had been filled with concrete. Inspection reflected foundation type as "slab."
  • Adverse possession - misplaced fence

    Practice Area:
    Real Estate
    Date:
    Nov 17, 2004
    Outcome:
    Jury confirmed homeowner's title; affirmed on appeal.
    Description:
    Represented owner of property in trespass to try title case against neighbor claiming title based on fence line.
  • Adverse possession

    Practice Area:
    Real Estate
    Date:
    Mar 25, 2005
    Outcome:
    Appeals court restored title to heirs.
    Description:
    Represented heirs of deceased property owner in adverse possession claim by third party who had an invalid deed from decedent's caregiver.
  • Homeowner's Association, foundation movement

    Practice Area:
    Contracts & Agreements
    Date:
    Sep 03, 1996
    Outcome:
    Jury found homeowner's association had no liability, and made no misrepresentation.
    Description:
    Represented HOA in claim by one owner for foundation movement.
  • No contract with church

    Practice Area:
    Contracts & Agreements
    Date:
    Oct 30, 2008
    Outcome:
    Case settled for 10% of demand
    Description:
    Represented Defendant Church which had been convinced to sign a contact to provide lifetime pay to deceased pastor's wife without receiving any consideration.
  • Improper platting

    Practice Area:
    Construction & Development
    Date:
    Jun 17, 2005
    Outcome:
    Case settled before trial for 1% of demand
    Description:
    Represented Defendant seller of real property in suit by developer / buyer because property was alleged to be improperly platted.
  • Homebuilder Limited Partnership

    Practice Area:
    Partnership
    Date:
    Dec 30, 2001
    Outcome:
    Claimant surrendered limited partnership interest after summary judgment for homebuilder.
    Description:
    Represented homebuilder against claims by a limited partner of breach of contract, fraud, and negligence.