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Divorce Case Law CEARLEY v. CEARLEY – Supreme Court of Texas

544 S.W.2d 661 (1976)Shirley CEARLEY, Petitioner,v.Robert L. CEARLEY, Respondent.No. B-6051.Supreme Court of Texas.December 15, 1976.Mitchell, George & Belt, Terry L. Belt and Arthur Mitchell, Austin, for petitioner.Bolton & Bolton, Michelle B. Bolton, Cedar Park, for respondent.Donald R. Smith, Dallas, and Reba Graham Rasor, Raggio & Raggio, Inc., Dallas, amicus curiae, for petitioner.DANIEL, Justice.This is a [...]

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Probate Case Law H. MOONEY v. HARLIN – Supreme Court of Texas

622 S.W.2d 83 (1981)Tom H. MOONEY, Independent Executor of the Estate of Henry English et al., Petitioners,v.Dulan HARLIN, Respondent.No. B-9833.Supreme Court of Texas.September 16, 1981.Rehearing Denied November 4, 1981. Matthews & Thorp, Logan Ford, Dallas, for petitioners.J. Harvey Lewis, Dallas, for respondent.DENTON, Justice.This is a suit by Dulan Harlin against the independent executor of the [...]

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DWI & DUI Case Law FINDLAY v. The STATE of Texas- Court of Appeals of Texas

9 S.W.3d 397 (1999)Robert Gates FINDLAY, Appellant,v.The STATE of Texas, Appellee.No. 14-98-00634-CR.Court of Appeals of Texas, Houston (14th Dist.).December 9, 1999. Christian C. Samuelson, Houston, for appellants.William J. Delmore, III, Houston, for appellees.Panel consists of Chief Justice MURPHY and Justices ANDERSON and HUDSON.OPINIONPAUL C. MURPHY, Chief Justice.Appellant was charged with the offense of driving while [...]

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DWI & DUI Case Law The STATE of Texas v. MECHLER – Court of Criminal Appeals of Texas

153 S.W.3d 435 (2005)The STATE of Texasv.Matthew Reid MECHLER, Appellee.No. 0075-04.Court of Criminal Appeals of Texas.January 12, 2005. Brian W. Wice, Houston, for Appellant.David C. Newell, Asst. District Atty., Richmond, Matthew Paul, State's Atty., Austin, for State.OPINIONKEASLER, J., delivered the opinion of the Court in which KELLER, P.J., and WOMACK, JOHNSON, HERVEY, and HOLCOMB, JJ., [...]

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Taxes & estate planning Case Law Kristin Terk BELT and Kimberly Terk Murphy, Joint Independent Executrixes of the Estate of David B. Terk, Deceased v. OPPENHEIMER, BLEND, HARRISON & TATE, INC., Glen A. Yale, J. David Oppenheimer and Kenneth M. Gindy – Supreme Court of Texas

192 S.W.3d 780 (2006)Kristin Terk BELT and Kimberly Terk Murphy, Joint Independent Executrixes of the Estate of David B. Terk, Deceased, Petitioners,v.OPPENHEIMER, BLEND, HARRISON & TATE, INC., Glen A. Yale, J. David Oppenheimer and Kenneth M. Gindy, Respondents.No. 04-0681.Supreme Court of Texas.Argued September 29, 2005.Decided May 5, 2006.Rehearing Denied June 30, 2006. Barry Snell, Bayne [...]

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Divorce Case Law BERRY v. BERRY – Supreme Court of Texas

647 S.W.2d 945 (1983)Giles Coulter BERRY, Petitioner,v.Elna Hettie BERRY, Respondent.No. C-1572.Supreme Court of Texas.March 9, 1983.Ernest T. Foree, Dallas, for petitioner.Dave Haigler, Dallas, for respondent.KILGARLIN, Justice.The sole question presented for consideration is the value of Elna Berry's interest in the retirement benefits of her ex-husband, Giles Berry. The judgment of the trial court awarded Mrs. [...]

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Divorce Case Law MURFF v. MURFF – Supreme Court of Texas

615 S.W.2d 696 (1981)Wanda Faye MURFF, Petitioner,v.John Samuel MURFF, Respondent.No. B-9635.Supreme Court of Texas, Dallas County.April 29, 1981.Rehearing Denied June 10, 1981. Dennis G. Brewer, Inc., Vincent R. Kirst, Irving, for petitioner.Saner, Jack, Sallinger & Nichols, Robert L. Dillard, III and Robert E. Hager, Dallas, for respondent.SPEARS, Justice.In this divorce case, petitioner, Wanda Faye Murff, [...]

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Divorce Case Law Earl E. BUSBY v. Mary Lou BUSBY – Supreme Court of Texas

457 S.W.2d 551 (1970)Earl E. BUSBY, Petitioner,v.Mary Lou BUSBY, Respondent.No. B-1553.Supreme Court of Texas.July 29, 1970.Jones, Blakeslee, Minton, Burton & Fitzgerald, Charles R. Burton, Austin, for petitioner.Mitchell, Gilbert & McLean, Phillip W. Gilbert, Charles E. Johanson, Maurice Angley, Jr., Austin, for respondent.SMITH, Justice.Respondent, Mary Lou Busby sued her former husband, Earl E. Busby, for partition [...]

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