THE DAVES LAW FIRM

  


The Daves Law Firm,  3624 North Hills Drive, Suite B-100, Austin, Texas 78731  (512) 346-6000   john@johndaveslaw.com

The Daves Law Firm  is a Texas Real Estate Commission (TREC) approved provider of continuing education for real estate professionals.  Both John Daves and Lori Daves are TREC approved instructors.  Below is a list of available classes.  Please contact our office for information regarding scheduled classes and to sign up for our next class.


EVICTION BASICS
Course  #33375
3 HRS credit


Course Description:  In this presentation  you will learn what to expect in court and how to proceed with the eviction process with or without an attorney; Discover how to avoid delays in the eviction process; Identify what landlords need to know about representing themselves; Understand a Landlord’s burden of proof in non-rent breach cases; Find out how to avoid illegal evictions; Discover what defenses a tenant can bring against a landlord; Get the facts about what happens after you obtain your judgment against a tenant;Learn what a Court will tell you about claims of damage by a tenant; and understand the appeals process as it relates to evictions.

 

FAIR HOUSING ISSUES FOR REAL ESTATE PROFESSIONALS 
Course #30960 
3 HRS CREDIT
 
Course Description:  In this presentation you will learn what you need to know about prohibited practices under the Fair Housing laws and how to avoid a potential lawsuit; find out the differences between “reasonable accommodations” and “reasonable modifications” under the ADA; discover what protected classes the City of Austin has added to the Federal Fair Housing laws; the facts about Fair Housing discrimination claims, the penalties involved, and how you might be targeted by testers.

 
COMMON TENANCY ISSUES IN PROPERTY MANAGEMENT
Couse  #30959
 3 HRS  CREDIT

In this presentation you will hear an attorney’s recommendations regarding rent collection policies, including landlord’s lien and tenant lock-outs to improve your profitability; be made aware of the pitfalls relating to maintenance and repair issues, as well as incident reports and infraction notices; learn how innocent mistakes can put you in legal hot water with respect to the DTPA and the ADA and how to avoid these problems; learn how you can be held legally responsible for personal injuries on your property and how to minimize your risk of lawsuits; learn what to expect in court and how to proceed with the eviction process with or without an attorney, and find out when you must hire an attorney.

 
NAVIGATING THE EVICTION PROCESS
Course  #31324
 1 HR credit

 Course Description: In this presentation you will learn what to expect in court and how to proceed with the eviction process with or without an attorney; get the facts about what happens after you obtain your judgment against a tenant; learn what a Court will tell you about claims of damage by a tenant and find out how to avoid illegal evictions.

 

STUFF HAPPENS – UNEXPECTED CHALLENGES IN PROPERTY MANAGEMENT 
Course #31394 
1 HR credit

Course Description:  In this presentation you will learn what to expect in court and how to proceed with the eviction process with or without an attorney; discover how to avoid delays in the eviction process; get the facts about what happens after you obtain your judgment against a tenant; learn what a Court will tell you about claims of damage by a tenant; find out what to do upon the death of a resident; discover what you need to know to deal with pest infestations and be aware of what you need to do when an accident happens or a serious crime is committed on the premises.

 
HIDDEN EXPOSURES- LIABILITIES FOR REAL ESTATE PROFESSIONALS 
Course #31393
1HR Credit
 
Course Description: In this course you will learn about actions that can lead to lawsuits under the Americans with Disabilities Act and Fair Housing Act; discover the exposures involved with Defamation claims; learn how you can be held legally responsible for personal injuries on your property to due security issues; and learn how to minimize your risk of lawsuits.