Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins

Today is The Last Day to Protest Your Property Tax Appraisal

By Joanna England / June 15, 2020 / 2 Comments

Remember how Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins told everyone to protest their property tax appraisal? Basically, Jenkins said that because Governor Greg Abbott wasn’t working to freeze appraisals due to the economic havoc that COVID-19 has wrought, everyone needs to protest their property tax appraisal to ease the sting. Well, if you were going to […]

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Property Tax Notices Give Homeowners Sticker Shock, Governor Puts Reform on Local Plates

By Joanna England / May 25, 2020 / 2 Comments

Property tax appraisal notices appeared in mailboxes this week, causing many cases of the vapors all around the Dallas-Fort Worth region as homeowners saw higher tax bills during a time of extreme economic uncertainty. The amount of Tito’s Handmade Vodka consumed as a result was not immediately clear. But one thing is certain — both […]

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Jenkins Tells Residents to ‘Stay The Course’ Amid Pandemic Concerns

By April Towery / April 15, 2020 / 0 Comments

Although evidence shows that Dallas is doing its part to “flatten the curve” as almost 25,000 COVID-19 deaths have been reported nationwide, elected officials gathered Tuesday night to urge residents to keep doing what they’ve been doing.  “The sacrifices you’ve been making since March 22 are paying off,” said Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins during […]

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Is Dallas County’s Shelter-in-Place Order Unconstitutional?

By Joanna England / April 13, 2020 / 0 Comments

Despite Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins loosening restrictions around real estate showings, a Dallas attorney says the shelter-in-place order is “unconstitutional.” “It makes realtors, real estate agents, brokers look like people who need to be policed, like they need to be babysat,” Christopher Sullivan told NBC 5. “And I’ll tell you that’s the further thing […]

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Who is Essential? Home Builders Take Precautions Against Coronavirus as Business Continues

By Joanna England / April 2, 2020 / 0 Comments

According to the most recent Dallas County shelter-in-place orders, residential home construction is considered an essential business. However, builders are expected to take measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19 among crews and subcontractors. Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins amended his order earlier this week outlining the different protective measures builders must engage in order […]

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