Community property: a legal reseach guide

September 26, 2016


Did you know that Texas is one of nine states that is a community property jurisdiction? In general, this means that any property acquired by a couple during their marriage (with a few exceptions) is equally owned by both spouses.

Our reference librarians have created many legal research guides for specific areas of the law. Our guide on community property includes links to Texas laws dealing with this topic as well as resources written in “plain English.” We highlight useful e-books, articles, and other digital resources that you can view from home (some of which require a library account) such as:

If you have a question or would like more information about any of our legal research guides, please feel free to contact us.

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