Combating Self-Doubt When Your License Comes Under Attack

A major obstacle professionals may face when their licenses come under attack—especially unfairly—is the stumbling block of self-doubt. Of course, you earned your professional license; otherwise, you wouldn’t have it. (That’s what the licensing boards are there for, after all—to make sure that only qualified individuals are granted professional degrees.) But people don’t always react…

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How We Defend Your Professional License in Texas

Professionals of all stripes operate under licenses granted by the state of Texas under the auspices of numerous boards dedicated to enforcing the rules of their forming agencies. This sub-branch of administrative law holds an outsized level of importance in the lives of many Texans, from doctors to electricians, who dedicate years of their lives…

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TDLR Sunset Review Begins

The Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation (TLDR) recently entered the first stage of its scheduled Sunset Review. TLDR, established by Chapter 51 of the Texas Occupations Code, is the oversight agency for a broad swath of licenses granted in the state of Texas—from Air Conditioner and Refrigeration Contractors, to Licensed Breeders, to Weather Modification,…

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Maintaining Your Texas Real Estate License

In the course of engaging in the real estate market, a sales or buyer broker will on occasion be met with an official complaint against their license. In the state of Texas, the governing agency over real estate professionals is the Texas Real Estate Commission. In addition to granting licenses to individuals who have fulfilled…

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What is Administrative Law?

Put succinctly, administrative law is a form of public law that governs all the activities undertaken by a government’s administrative agencies. Among the types of activities undertaken by government agencies are: The making of rules to fill out details or particulars of the law under question; Adjudication of issues within the agency’s determined competence; Enforcing…

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