Patricia L Brown & Associates

595 Round Rock West, Suite 201
Austin, Texas 78681, United States
Phone: 866-369-3211
Fax: 512-255-3657
Areas of Practice
  • Bankruptcy
  • Criminal Law
  • Family Law
  • Personal Injury
  • Wills, Trusts, & Estate Planning
Other U.S. Locations
  • Texas
Number of Attorneys
2-10 Attorneys

Parental Alientation

Parental alientation is not an uncommon practice in many of the divorce and child custody cases we have worked with over the past nearly 20 years and it appears to be increasing. There is ample evidence that a parent who would…more
 /  Family Law
West v. Higginbotham

Plaintiff's Response To Defendant's First Amended Motion For Partial Summary Judgment & Motions For Sanctions In The Alternative

Insurance companies and their defense lawyers often look to “trap” plaintiffs in any sort of technicality they can, in order to avoid paying on claims, or in order to minimize their exposure on the claims. In this case, the…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Civil Remedies, Insurance, Personal Injury

Mutual Release of Business Interest

Like all relationships sometimes business relationships break apart. In this case my client had been in business with two friends. They had operated two distinct businesses but now wanted to go their separate ways. They had…more
 /  Business Organizations, Commercial Law & Contracts

Release of Records Authorization Form

Many financial institutions require that a release of record be signed by a client before releasing any records to an attorney. The contract between the attorney and client is often not sufficient for the financial institution…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Finance & Banking

Driving; Negligence Pe Se Research Memorandum

Negligence per se is the legal theory that a person may be negligent due to the violation of a public duty under a law that defines the failure of care required to constitute negligence. In other words if a law states that a…more
 /  Personal Injury

Sample Personal Injury Deposition Questions

Depositions are an opportunity for the attorney to ask questions of a potential witness, outside of the courtroom. The witness’s responses sworn to by the witness and are taken down by a court reporter or by video. The…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Personal Injury

Guardian Ad Litem Report

When injuries to children are the subject of settlement, Courts often appoint an attorney to represent the children for the purpose of determining whether the settlement offered is what is best for the child. The idea is that…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Civil Remedies, Personal Injury

Affidavit of Heirship Template

Several forms of probate require that disinterested witnesses swear to certain facts regarding the deceased. Specifically, the probate code requires that the heirs of the estate be identified by sworn testimony or affidavit…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Wills, Trusts, & Estate Planning

Waiver of Service

The Texas Rules of Civil Procedure require that parties to law suits be provided with notice of the pending suit. This is generally accomplished by having the party personally served, although there are other methods of service…more
 /  Civil Procedure
Duncan v. Farmers Insurance Exchange

Plaintiff's Response To Defendant's Motion To Sever and Abate and Motion For Protective Order

One of the most common tactics by an insurance carrier that is being sued under its uninsured/underinsured motorist (UM/UIM) coverage, is to move the court to sever the case into more than one trial, or to “abate” (i.e.,…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Civil Remedies, Commercial Law & Contracts, Insurance
Duncan v. Farmers Insurance Exchange

Plaintiff's Response To Defendant's Motion For Separate Trial On Exemplary Damages

Another common tactic of an insurance carrier is to try and bifurcate (i.e., separate) the trials on the contract violations and the trial on exemplary damages. In this case, however, our firm had already carefully pled in the…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Civil Remedies, Commercial Law & Contracts, Insurance

Genuine Issue of Material Fact - Summary Judgment Based on Statute of Limitations - Asbestos Related Illness: Appellate Brief Argued Before The Supreme Court of Texas

The standard statute of limitations on injury cases in Texas is two years. This means that a claimant who is injured must, generally, file suit no later than two years from the date of injury, or else any claim or lawsuit for…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Civil Remedies, Personal Injury

Delay in Claim By Insurance Company - Insured's Passenger's Original Petition Against Insurance Carrier

When a driver is injured by another driver, he or she expects to be compensated with a settlement for the personal injuries by the liable driver’s insurance carrier. That is precisely what occurred in this case. But what…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Civil Remedies, Commercial Law & Contracts, Insurance, Personal Injury

Trademarks and The Lanham Act: Research Memorandum

This is a memo containing a review of my research regarding Trademarks and the Lanham act. In this case my client’s website had certain words that drew in more traffic that the opposing party did not think were proper, including…more
 /  Intellectual Property

Gross Negligence/Negligence Per Se - Drunk Driver Hit & Run - Personal Injury Car Accident - Demand Letter

This case involved a drunk driver slamming into our client’s car at night, and then fleeing the scene only to be picked up by police after nearly causing another accident. Cases like these involve high exposure for insurance…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Civil Remedies, Personal Injury
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