Year: 2019

Error Preservation in Texas Civil Cases, December 20, 2019

December 20, 2019 Dear All: Once again, the courts seemed to have gotten busier as the holidays approach, or perhaps they have just encountered more cases involving error preservation. But some interesting decisions populate this week’s traffic, as the Table of Contents shows–and everyone needs to read the Jury Charge case out of the 14th …

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Error Preservation in Texas Civil Cases, 12/17/2019

December 13, 2019 Dear All: The courts seemed to have gotten busier as the holidays approach, or perhaps they have just encountered more cases involving error preservation. But some interesting decisions populate this week’s traffic, as the Table of Contents shows: Table of Contents I thought I would mention one case where the court seemed …

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Error Preservation in Texas Civil Cases, September 30, 2019

Dear All: There were not a lot of error preservation decisions last week–not unusual for this time of year. Table of Contents A complaint about the lack of subject matter jurisdiction-such as a complaint that the trial court did not try a SAPCR before the dismissal deadline, nor properly extend that deadline-may be raised for …

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Error Preservation in Texas Civil Cases, September 14, 2019

Dear Folks: The volume of decisions has followed its annual abatement trend since the end of the fiscal year on August 31. Both the justices and the staff attorneys had their respective annual meetings the first full week of September, and the Advanced Civil Appellate Seminar took place that same week. But the justices and …

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Error Preservation in Texas Civil Cases, August 17, 2019

Hello, Buckaroos: Here are some of the error preservation decisions from last week. Table of Contents Your complaint must be timely–which, for a complaint about a visiting judge, means it cannot be made before his/her assignment, and must be made within seven days thereafter You have to comply with the pertinent rules You have to …

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