Brackett & Ellis, P.C.

Brackett & Ellis, P.C. has been providing a diversified range of transaction and litigation services in Fort Worth, Texas, since 1978. As a midsize law firm, our team offers every client the experience and dedication that is necessary for success. We represent a wide range of clients, from individuals to large companies and nonprofit organizations. For more than three decades, our firm has developed a reputation as a valued corporate citizen in the Fort Worth community.

This is the third and final post regarding the Texas Supreme Court’s (the “Court”) decision in Chicago Title Insurance Company v. Cochran Investments, Inc., No. 18-0676 (Tex. 2020). Part 1 addressed the Court’s ruling that qualifying language in a special warranty deed limits the grantor’s liability for breach of the implied covenant of seisin [click here for Part 1] and Part 2 discussed the effect of the merger doctrine on Chicago’s claim for…