July 2014

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Texas Foreclosure Manual

July 7, 2014


Recently received by the library and now in its third edition, the Texas Foreclosure Manual has been expanded to two volumes and contains twenty-two new chapters. It was written for practitioners representing either the borrower or the lender as well as for experts in the real estate field and also provides forms and instructions for the entire foreclosure process. New chapters include pre-foreclosure title concerns, borrower challenges to foreclosure and lender responses, consequences of wrong…

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Common Law Marriage: A Legal Research Guide

July 21, 2014


The Texas State Law Library reference librarians created legal research guides for specific areas of the law. These guides contain resources that can help you research a legal issue. The library regularly receives inquiries about common law marriage, also known as marriage without formalities or informal marriage. Within this guide, the three required elements to establish a common law marriage are highlighted as well as a link to the law that sets forth this requirement: Texas Family Code § 2.…

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