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Reversed and Remanded: How Creditors Can Reach Homestead Property

Howard Marc Spector, a partner in Dallas' Spector & Johnson, discusses a recent decision he won before U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit that's notable because it shows that Texas homestead exemptions—which have protected a person's home from creditors for more than a century—are not absolute in preventing the forced sale of a marital home in a U.S. Bankruptcy Court.

Reversed and Remanded: Can a litigant get discovery into an expert witness's employer's finances in search of pre-trial bias?

Chris Kratovil, a member in the Dallas office of Dykema, discusses a recent ruling he won from the Texas Supreme Court that will prevent litigants from going on a pre-trial "fishing expedition" in search of an expert witness's bias.

Reverse and Remanded: Using Rule 91a to clear a client's way out of a lawsuit

Yolanda Garcia, a partner in the Dallas office of Sidley Austin, explains how to use a new Texas Rule of Civil Procedure to get a client out of a baseless lawsuit.

Reverse and Remanded: David Skeels Talks to TL About En Banc Ruling in Lighting Ballast

David Skeels, a partner in Fort Worth's Friedman, Suder & Cooke discusses what's next for his client after the full U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit rejected their quest to overturn Cybor Corp. v. FAS Technologies.

Video: Dallas Family Law Attorney Michelle O'Neil Discusses Appellate Court Opinion Involving the Legality of a Marriage Involving a Transgendered Woman

Can a transgendered person marry an individual of the opposite sex in Texas? A recent appellate court decision relies on a state statute to conclude that someone who has undergone a sex change can marry someone of the opposite sex in the Lone Star State. Dallas family law attorney Michelle O'Neil discusses the implications of that ruling.

Video: Criminal Defense Attorney Talks About Cultural Differences in Murder Case

David Finn, a Dallas criminal defense attorney who's representing a mother arrested for murder, discusses how cultural differences may explain certain behavior regarding her 10-year-old son’s death.

Video: Deciding the Right to Live or Die in Texas

Kimberly Bocell, a health care lawyer at Dallas' Chamblee Ryan who's a former nurse, discusses a controversial end-of-life case that was recently filed by a husband who is attempting to remove his pregnant wife from life support.

Video: Morton Act in Texas: Game changer or business as usual?

Texas prosecutors say how the Michael Morton Act will affect their offices, or not.

Video: Pastor in Court, Local-Brother Lawyers: How Not to Get Hometown'd

Catherine A. Keith overcame the high hurdles of being a big-city lawyer for a plaintiff up against a small-town businessman. Here's what she faced and how she fought it.

Video: Lawyers speak out after DA Ken Anderson's sentencing

On Nov. 8, former DA Ken Anderson was found in criminal contempt of court and sentenced to 10 days in jail for his role in the Michael Morton case.