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Spring 2013
5340 Marital Property Rights - OLDHAM- 15409

Professor(s): Thomas Oldham (FACULTY)

Credits: 3

Course Areas: Family Law 

Time: 6:00p-7:30p  MW  Location: 240  TU2

Course Outline: Marital Property Rights is a survey of legal issues that arise from intimate relationships. The primary focus is Texas community property law, and the rights married couples have in property accumulated while married. The other primary topic covered is Texas homestead law, basically the protection Texas law provides for a family’s home, as well as the rules that govern encumbering or selling the home.

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First Day Assignments: First Week Assignments

First Class -
Homestead text-pages 1-21
Photocopied materials-pages 1-18 (after the statutory material)

Second Class -
Homestead text-pages 21-32; 34-52
Photocopied materials-pages 19-26

Final Exam Schedule: 05/08 6-9pm  209 BLB    

This course will have:

Satisfies Skills Course Requirement: No
Satisfies Senior Upper Level Writing Requirement: No

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