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We are a couple months into remote hearings before Judges’ and while it is not a perfect system it resembles the hearing that were being conducted prior to Covid. On the other hand, jury trials have effectively come to a stop, and it’s difficult to see a way...
Here's a case about always proof reading a decree carefully, and not pressing send on ill-advised e-mails. In Gates v. Gates, No. 11-18-00139-CV, 2020 WL 3635241 (Tex. App.—Eastland 2020, no pet. h.) (mem. op.) (06-30-20), a decree was entered years earlier which...
The Texas Family Code allows for a Court to award spousal support (also known as maintenance) based on the disability of a spouse. Disability is not explicitly defined and based on our experience often subjective. The Fort Worth Court of Appeal rendered an opinion...