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Property Laws in Texas – Community vs. Separate Property

Like 8 other states in the United States, Texas is a community property state. (Note: The other community property states are: Arizona, California, Idaho, Louisiana, Nevada, New Mexico, Texas, Washington, and Wisconsin. In Texas, there are two types of property: separate property and community property. Whether or not a party owns any separate property can be a significant issue in the course of a…

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TREBLE DAMAGES!

I don’t know when or how it became commonplace for litigants to believe they should recover “treble damages” in virtually every situation where they believe they have been wronged by another.  It is not unusual to hear litigants threaten to sue and “get treble damages!”  I have even heard lawyers ask about the possibility for…