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Subpoenas

Subpoenas

SUBPOENA OVERVIEW A subpoena is a writ which commands a witness to appear and (1) give testimony before a court or deposition, and/or, (2) to produce items which are pertinent to and may be used as evidence within an ongoing legal matter. It is a way for litigants to...
Nomenclature of Civil Pleadings

Nomenclature of Civil Pleadings

Titles of Pleadings Many litigants tend to get “stuck” on naming their pleadings. The good thing is that Texas courts are generally quite liberal in how a litigant names their pleadings, and allow for room in phrasing one’s pleadings. For example, a Motion for...
Sources of Texas & US Law

Sources of Texas & US Law

INTRODUCTION AND STARE DECISISLaw of the United States of America is derived from common law, which is law that was developed by the medieval English legal system. The United States inherited this legal system from the British and has since adapted it to suit our own...
Subpoenas

Jurisdiction in Texas Courts

Jurisdiction is the authority of a Court to hear the case and render a judgment. A Texas Court has to have jurisdiction in order to hear a case.  The Court system at the Texas state level may be divided into the following: (a) Justice Courts, (b) County Courts, (c)...