Texas Attorney General charges Austin-based contractor Castro Property Restoration with deceiving Texas homeowners

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott recently charged an Austin-based construction contractor with deceiving Texas homeowners and falsely representing available funding sources for home repairs and restoration. The state’s enforcement action names Castro Property Restoration, its owner Victor James Castro and his business associate Allen Lloyd Kinman (aka Jonathan Allen and Ziggy Allen) as defendants. According to…

Texas shuts down non-profit Cristo Vive for unauthorized legal services

Ineffective, unqualified “help” is sometimes worse than no help at all. That turned out to be the case for some people who went to Austin non-profit Cristo Vive for help with their immigration status. The organization was shut down recently by the Texas Attorney General’s Office. The state secured an agreed final judgment and permanent…