Posts From the monthly archives: "February 2013"
Texas Supreme Court Building

Texas law allows a husband and wife to convert any or all separate property owned by one spouse into community property owned by both. This is often used to provide a right of survivorship after one spouse dies. However, a recent case shows that converting property is no simple matter and the importance of seeking…(Read More)

Texas Supreme Court Building

The Texas Supreme Court will hear oral arguments on February 6, 2013 in the appeals case of Homer Merriman v. XTO Energy Inc. The case involves the accommodation doctrine and whether the doctrine requires that a surface owner has to prove that when a drilling company alters the use of the owner’s land, the…(Read More)