March 2018

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Common Law Marriage

March 12, 2018

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Did you know that common law marriage is a valid and legal way for a couple to marry in Texas? The State Law Library often receives questions related to this topic. To assist in answering those questions, our librarians have created a Common Law Marriage research guide. This research guide includes information on: Texas statutes governing common law marriage "Plain English" summaries of those laws FAQs from TexasLawHelp.org and the Travis County Young Lawyers Association (TYLA) Forms that…

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Gale Legal Forms

March 26, 2018

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Are you in need of FREE legal forms? The State Law Library offers electronic access to the Gale Legal Forms Library for Texas residents who have registered for a library account. Categories of forms available through the library's subscription include: Divorce and family law Wills, estates, and powers of attorney Probate Leases and landlord/tenant law Bankruptcy And many more! Remember, if you have questions about this database or any of the other resources in our Digital Collection p…

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FAQ: Is it illegal to pick bluebonnets in Texas?

March 27, 2018

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Bluebonnet season is here! Did you grow up hearing that it's illegal to pick bluebonnets in Texas? At the library, we get this question so frequently that we added an answer for it to our frequently asked legal questions page. In addition to addressing this topic, our frequently asked questions page provides answers to many of the other most common legal questions that we receive. While we are unable to provide legal advice or address your specific situation, the information on these pages may …

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