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GBKH Wins Pro Bono Fight to Keep Elderly Woman in Her Home

GBKH is proud to announce that it has succeeded in stopping the foreclosure of a home owned since 1968 by Aron Ezilla Ridge, a 75-year-old Austin woman in failing health. The Kansas City-based lender James B. Nutter & Co. had filed a lawsuit to foreclose on Ridge’s property, incorrectly claiming she…


Court Seizes Debtor’s Homestead for Securities Fraud

GBKH lawyers Russ Horton and Elizabeth von Kreisler successfully objected to a bankruptcy debtor’s homestead exemption, a rare achievement in Texas. The debtor had previously been found liable to a GBKH client for violations of securities law and fraud. After the debtor filed for bankruptcy, Mr. Horton and Ms. von Kreisler…


GBKH Seeks Recovery for Oscar-Nominated Director Richard Linklater

GBKH is continuing to fight on behalf of Richard Linklater, the acclaimed director of Dazed and Confused, Before Sunset, and Bernie, in a case tied to the 2011 wildfire that devastated the community of Bastrop, Texas. Sadly, the fire destroyed the building housing Mr. Linklater’s film archives, a priceless collection that…


GBKH Fights for Widow’s Benefits

After her husband’s death, two life insurers refused to pay benefits to the widow, claiming there were misrepresentations in the life insurance applications. GBKH attorneys Suzette Selden and Mark Kincaid represented the widow in settling claims against both insurers. For more information, see Torres v. MetLife Investors USA Ins. Co.,…


GBKH Protects Rights of Local Wildfire Victims

Beloved chocolatiers Frans and Roselly Hendriks, owners of the ROSCAR chocolate company, lost their home and business in the 2011 wildfire that devastated the community of Bastrop, Texas. They believed that an insurance policy they had recently purchased would cover damage to personal property, when in fact it included only commercial…


Acclaimed Austin Firms Merge to Form Litigation Powerhouse

The partners of George & Brothers, L.L.P. and Kincaid & Horton, L.L.P. are pleased to announce they have merged to form George Brothers Kincaid & Horton LLP, effective October 1, 2012. GBKH pools the proficiencies of distinguished trial lawyers, while maintaining the flexibility, accessibility and efficiency of a boutique firm. The…


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