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INTERESTING CASES: August 1, 2018

INTERESTING CASES:  August 1, 2018 Sallee S. Smyth   Williams v. Finn, 2018 Tex. App. LEXIS 5154 (Tex. App. – Houston [1st Dist.] July 10, 2018) (mem. op.) (01-17-00476-CV)   H & W divorced in 2009.  W filed a MTM in 2011 and the parties reached agreements on these issues in late 2014.  Both parties [...]

2018-08-02T08:25:49+00:00 August 2nd, 2018|SideFeatured-Home|

INTERESTING CASES:  June 6, 2018

INTERESTING CASES:  June 6, 2018 Sallee S. Smyth In the Interest of J.A.C., 2018 Tex. App. LEXIS 3352 (Tex. App. – Dallas, May 14, 2018) (mem. opinion) (Cause No. 05-17-00768-CV) Through their mother, twins filed a suit to termination the parent-child relationship between themselves and their adjudicated father (AF) and sought to establish the parentage [...]

2018-06-05T14:37:50+00:00 June 5th, 2018|SideFeatured-Home|

INTERESTING CASES:  May 2, 2018

INTERESTING CASES:  May 2, 2018 Sallee S. Smyth   In re Payne, 2018 Tex. App. LEXIS 2449 (Tex. App. – Austin, April t, 2018) (mem. opinion) (Cause No. 03-17-00757-CV) H and W divorced in 2007 and W was named primary JMC.  The decree was modified by agreement in 2010 and provided that the children would [...]

2018-05-02T15:51:16+00:00 May 2nd, 2018|SideFeatured-Home|

NTERESTING CASES: April 4, 2018

INTERESTING CASES: April 4, 2018 Sallee S. Smyth Mathis v. Mathis, 2018 Tex. App. LEXIS 1936 (Tex. App. – Tyler, March 15, 2018) (mem. opinion) (Cause No. 12-17-00079-CV) H and W married in 1999 and had two children.  H worked for McDonalds for 17 years until 2008 when he was incarcerated for criminal activities stemming [...]

2018-05-18T14:22:59+00:00 April 3rd, 2018|SideFeatured-Home|

INTERESTING CASES: Feb 7, 2018

Sallee S. Smyth Leyendecker v. Uribe, 2018 Tex. App. LEXIS 491 (Tex. App. – San Antonio January 17, 2018) (mem. opinion) (Cause No. 04-17-00163-CV) W filed a petition for divorce in March 2016 asserting the existence of a common law marriage between W and H, dating back to 2000.  H filed an answer and denied [...]

2018-02-07T13:23:48+00:00 February 7th, 2018|SideFeatured-Home|

INTERESTING CASES: Jan 3, 2018

INTERESTING CASES: January 3, 2018 Sallee S. Smyth     Finley v. May, 2017 Tex. App. LEXIS 11036 (Tex. App. – Amarillo November 28, 2017) (mem. opinion) (Cause No. 07-17-00233-CV)   ExH sued ExW for intentional infliction of emotional distress surrounding all of her efforts to alienate their two children from him over an extended [...]

2018-01-04T10:22:26+00:00 January 4th, 2018|Home Page Items, SideFeatured-Home|

INTERESTING CASES: October 4, 2017

INTERESTING CASES: October 4, 2017 Sallee S. Smyth In re Yancey, 2017 Tex. App. LEXIS 8707 (Tex. App. – Tyler, September 13, 2017, orig. proceeding) (mem. opinion) (Cause No. 12-17-00235-CV) M and D, the parents of three children, divorced in 2012 in Rusk County.  In a 2014 modification order, M was named primary parent of [...]

2017-10-09T08:35:49+00:00 October 4th, 2017|SideFeatured-Home, Uncategorized|

INTERESTING CASES: April 5, 2017

1. In re Morgan, 2016 Tex. App. LEXIS 11810 (Tex. App. – Houston [1st Dist.] November 1, 2016, orig. proceeding) (Cause No. 01-16-00530-CV) NOTE: Better late than never. I missed this Opinion when it came out in early November 2016. Thank you Ami Feltovich for bringing it to my attention and congrats on your victory. [...]

2017-09-01T02:30:37+00:00 April 5th, 2017|SideFeatured-Home|

INTERESTING CASES: March 1, 2017

In re J.M., 2017 Tex. App. LEXIS 1221 (Tex. App. – Dallas February 13, 2017) (mem. opinion) (Cause No. 05-15-001161-CV)   H and W divorced in 2009.  Under the terms of their agreed decree, neither party was permitted to file a suit to modify terms of conservatorship, possession or child support for a period of [...]

2017-09-01T02:37:33+00:00 March 1st, 2017|SideFeatured-Home|