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Gratuitous Transfers of Community Property to Third Persons
(Texas Tech Law Review, 1970)
The author explains recent changes to the Matrimonial Property Act of 1967, effective January 1, 1970, on the managerial powers of spouses affecting gratuitous transfers of community property. Traditionally, although each ...
Marriage and Minerals in Texas: Confronting the Community Property Presumption and Potential Improvements in California
(Texas Tech Estate Planning & Community Property Journal, 2012)
Analyzes the current law that practitioners need to know and provides recommendations on potential improvements with regards to Community Property law and Texas land and mineral rights. Part II expands on the background ...
The Texas Mess: Marital Property Characterization of Trust Income
(Texas Tech Estate Planning & Community Property Journal, 2013)
Discusses Texas property law and community property law and the characterization of a beneficiary spouse's interest in the income of a trust funded with separate property. Begins with a historical summary of the relevant ...
Texas and California’s Option of Community Property with Survivorship Rights: Triumphs, Struggles, and Potential Improvements
(Texas Tech Estate Planning & Community Property Journal, 2011)
Both California and Texas operate a modified community system with the choice of survivorship rights, meaning that a couple has a choice when allocating their community property estate to ensure survivorship rights while ...
Determining the Measure of Reimbursement: Equity Demands Consideration of the Effects of the Divided Management System
(Texas Tech Law Review, 1986)
Discusses reimbursement of community property assets from one spouse’s separate property in Texas, focusing on the different measures of reimbursement Texas courts have applied, the present state of the law governing the ...