June 2016

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Foreclosure: A legal research guide

June 6, 2016


The librarians have created a Foreclosure research guide in order to provide information about the Texas and federal laws on foreclosure as well as options for homeowners facing foreclosure. There you will find links to the text of Texas and federal law dealing with mortgages as well as resources that explain these laws in “plain English.” Our guide highlights useful e-books, articles, and other digital resources that you can view from home (some of which require a library account) such as: …

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Termination of parental rights: a legal research guide

June 20, 2016


Our reference librarians have created many legal research guides for specific areas of the law. Our guide on Termination of Parental Rights aims to help families understand the complex topic of termination of parental rights. When this process is voluntary, it is often referred to as “relinquishment.” A court can also order the termination of rights, which is involuntary. Termination of rights is also a necessary step before the child can be adopted by another parent. All of these procedures are…

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