Who We Are

The Texas Legal Docs Difference

Welcome to TexasLegalDocs.com; your complete online source for cost-effective, customized legal documents drafted specifically for Texans. Texas law is unique, and so must be your documents. No law office visits, no retainer fees, no consultation fees, just comprehensive solutions to your legal needs.

TexasLegalDocs.com offers you more than just the generic, multi-state, fill-in-the-blank forms available elsewhere on the internet. Rather, we provide Texas consumers with quality Texas-specific legal documents, prepared by award-winning Texas attorneys and customized in accordance with your specific needs. And the best part? You obtain our services from the comfort of your own home, without the cost, intimidation and delay associated with traditional means of obtaining legal services. No law office visits, no retainer fees, no consultation fees. Just comprehensive solutions to your legal needs, securely delivered to you online and on time. We look forward to serving you!

Our Philosophy

rattikin-squareThe firm of Rattikin & Rattikin, LLP prides itself in providing our clients with comprehensive, ethical and accurate representation in their real estate transactional needs. We listen to our client, analyze the issues at hand and the proper steps necessary to ensure an effective solution, and ultimately deliver a professional and complete set of legal documents to our clients that will serve and protect them for years to come. The firm is different from traditional law firms in that we strive to deliver top quality legal services to the end-consumer, rather than large corporate entities. Our focus is on the everyday citizen who needs accurate and enforceable legal documents to help their families grow, succeed and enjoy life. We do not get trapped in the world of endless legal minutia, disputes and games associated with litigation and/or large corporate representation. Most exciting is our willingness to break through the traditional barriers of legal representation and offer our services online, utilizing the latest in technology and social networking platforms.

Our Staff

Our History

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Jack Rattikin Sr.

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Jack Rattikin, Sr. began practicing law in the 1916, and quickly took a special interest in land records and real estate. By the 1920’s, Jack Sr.’s interest in real estate law led him to join Maco Stewart in leading the charge for the establishment of the title insurance industry in the State of Texas. Jack Sr. established and opened the title offices across the state, introducing Texans to the new concept of title insurance. By the time the Great Depression gripped the country, Jack Sr. had established his own law office and title company, which would eventually grow into one of the largest independent title agencies in the nation. But such a powerful company had a rather inauspicious start. In 1934, Jack Sr. was given the opportunity to own one of only two complete copies of the Tarrant County real property records, as long as he could get them out of the building in which they were housed within an afternoon. Realizing the importance of this opportunity, he backed up a pickup below a second floor window, and dumped all the records through the window and into the bed of the pickup. Several years later, the Tarrant County Courthouse copied his records, since they lost their own records in the turn of the century courthouse fires. Ironically, Jack Sr.’s frantic record dump out of a second floor window played a huge role in saving the historic record of Tarrant County.

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Jack Rattikin, Jr.

In 1968, Jack Rattikin, Jr. assumed control over the law firm and title company. While continuing the Rattikin legacy of serving in leadership capacities, Jack, Jr. has been honored with numerous professional and lifetime achievement awards for his unequaled contributions to the growth and integrity of real estate law and the title insurance industry both within Texas and across the nation.

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Jeffrey A. Rattikin

In early 1993, Jeffrey A. Rattikin joined the Rattikin law firm. And quickly saw an opportunity to expand its services and client base beyond the family title insurance operations. Under Jeff’s leadership, the firm quickly took advantage of niche opportunities to practice commercial and residential real estate law in ways distinct from the age-old practices of traditional large law firms. First, the firm established a boutique title closing operation, catering to a select residential and commercial market segment. Second, the firm created an unequaled expertise in Sec. 1031 Tax –Deferred exchanges, now owning and operating three distinct exchange companies. Under the banner of such companies, Jeff quickly established himself as the market leader in the industry, and currently handles exchanges across the nation. Most recently, the firm has taken the initiative to form a one-of-a kind online legal services company known as TexasLegalDocs.com, which provides internet-based secure real estate transactional law services for clients across the State of Texas. This newest initiative utilizes state of the art technology to deliver accurate and secure documents to our clients, facilitated through the use of the latest social networking and internet platforms.

Our Causes

TLD Loves a Good Walk in the Park We at TexasLegalDocs.com all about enhancing the quality of life for Texans. To that end, one of our primary focuses will be on financially supporting Texas parks and public open spaces. From Memorial Park in Houston to Trinity Park in Fort Worth, from Lost Maples State Park in the Hill Country to the Monahans Sandhills in West Texas, from Big Bend to the Padre Island National Seashore and beyond, you can count on our support!

TLD Wants to Lend a Helping Hand We are serious in our desire to help our fellow Texans in need. It is indeed a privilege to offer our financial support to faith-based organizations around our State who minister to the spiritual, emotional and physical well-being of our fellow Texans.

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TLD Cares for Our Neighbors TexasLegaloDocs.com supports a wonderful outreach organization known as Volunteers For Christ, Inc. (“VFC”), a non-profit IRS approved 501(c)(3) Christian organization formed for the specific purpose of reaching out to the poor,destitute children of Brazil. Specifically, VFC provides educational, medical, housing, vocational and spiritual comfort and assistance to the villagers of tiny Abreu do Una, a remote fishing village on the coast of Brazil, as well as to the citizens of Recife, Brazil, a city of several million impoverished residents. At both locations, VFC focuses on improving the lives of the local children, mostly orphaned and plagued with disease, drugs and deplorable living conditions. We encourage you to visit VFC’s website, vfcbrazil.blogspot.com, to gain a full
understanding and appreciation for its varied programs and initiatives. Thank you in advance for your prayerful consideration of this ministry.

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