Baker's Dozen: 13 Unique Ingredients of Family Law Practice

, Texas Lawyer


The rules are different in family law practice — that is, the "rules" with a lowercase "r," writes Jonathan J. Bates. The Texas Rules of Civil Procedure and Texas Rules of Evidence are the same, and family law judges follow principles established by decisions in earlier cases. However, despite this similar framework, many factors differentiate family law from other practice areas.

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    Why is the unrebutted testimony of a party alone not sufficient to establish the character of separate property?

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