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Texas Supreme Court Finds No Cause of Action for Intentional Interference with Inheritance

The Texas Supreme Court resolved a longstanding debate and an unusual split in lower courts by declaring that there is no cause of action for intentional interference with inheritance. One issue for those victimized by persons taking undue advantage of the elderly is what remedies are available when an inheritance is interfered with.  Last year … Continue Reading

DOES A DEPOSITION ON WRITTEN QUESTIONS IN LIEU OF AN AFFIDAVIT CONCERNING COST & NECESSITY OF SERVICES SATISFY TEXAS CIVIL PRACTICE & REMEDIES CODE §18.001?

If you are defense counsel in a personal injury suit, you may be accustomed to receiving an affidavit concerning cost and necessity of services from plaintiff’s counsel immediately or shortly following your answer to the suit. In many cases you may not know whether the case warrants hiring an expert to controvert the affidavit within … Continue Reading
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