|If a property owner is not satisfied with the outcome of an Appraisal Review Board hearing, Texas law allows property owners to pursue a tax reduction by taking legal action against the appropriate appraisal district. There are a number of legal options available for litigation, and the right strategy may differ depending on the unique characteristics of the subject property, the particular appraisal district, and legislation currently in effect.
The Cox Law Firm assists property owners and their consultants in deciding the appropriate legal options to pursue to achieve an accurate and equitable valuation and taxation of the property. Prior to his representation of property owners, Mr. Cox served as mediator in well over 1,500 property tax lawsuits. As a result, Mr. Cox is well versed in the legal and appraisal arguments used in advancing a property owner’s case. Over the course of Mr. Cox’s involvement in property tax disputes, he has developed a professional and productive working relationship with appraisal district representatives in and surrounding Harris County. Mr. Cox’s background and training as a CPA also give him a unique perspective in assessing the legal aspects of a particular case.
Mr. Cox’s property tax representation will typically include owners of office buildings, apartment complexes, retail shopping centers, undeveloped tracts, industrial, manufacturing and warehouse facilities, and business personal property. In conjunction therewith, Mr. Cox works closely with property tax consultants for the mutual benefit of their common clients.
Of utmost importance to Mr. Cox is that he represent and counsel his clients in the most ethical and honest manner, and believes that communication is key to a good working relationship.