Highlights from Current Issue
• Court of Civil Appeals clarifies the application of the doctrine of res judicata when a tort action for assault and battery is filed separately from a divorce action involving the same claims.
• Court of Civil Appeals reverses summary judgment because the plaintiff did not have adequate time to respond to the motion.
• Court of Civil Appeals affirms trial court’s denial of alimony in a case where parties had been married for 20 years and there was significant disparity in the parties’ incomes; wife failed to prove standard of living enjoyed by the parties during the marriage.
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