Month: May 2018

Error Preservation in Texas Civil Cases, May 26, 2018

Dear All: Had some spare time, so thought I would update with this week’s stuff. Table of Contents The Supreme Court weighed in on error preservation as to a Casteel complaint, but really said nothing new, that I could tell: You can raise some complaints for the first time on appeal–for example, lack of legally and factually …

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Error Preservation in Texas Civil Cases, May 19, 2018

Table of Contents Here is another court which struggles when trying to determine whether something is an issue–which must be raised in the trial court–as opposed to an additional argument which supports an issue.  The Court concluded that it was dealing with an additional argument, as opposed to a newly raised issue: Concerning a fact …

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Error Preservation in Texas Civil Cases, May 8, 2018

Dear All: Table of Contents Error preservation case involving the vexatious litigation code section of the Civil Practices and Remedies Code: Your complaint in the trial court must be sufficiently specific to make the trial court aware of your complaint, and must comport with the complaint you make on appeal: The complaint you raise on appeal …

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