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July Content Update Details

 

Family Law

  • Even more local PDFs added and updated
  • In documents dealing with division of property­ recording of mortgages and other liens on real estate include option for clerk file number or volume/page of county records
  • New property category­ Other Real Property-Related Assets
  • SBOT Family Law: 2022 Texas Family Law Practice Manual forms are ready for those who have purchased the Bar Forms

Wills

  • New Qualified Income Trust
  • New Letter to Trustee of QIT

Civil Litigation

  • Improved the Petition for Motor Vehicle Accident, with the additional specific causes of action and gross negligence

Criminal Defense

  • New Motion for Community Supervision From the Jury
  • New Petition for Disclosure of Grand Jury Information
  • New Harrison County Standing Discovery Order

Trusts

  • Improved formatting for WordPerfect users

Select a section below to see a complete list of updates:

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Title

Details

 

Minutes of Meetings

Fixed incorrect "Director" reference

6.02

Company Agreement

Added "article" to section headings, fixed reference to Certificate

Menu # Title Details
4.12 Original Petition

Motor Vehicle Accident­ added “other” option to basis of liability to enable insurance company defendant, updated 2.02 TABC reference, added specific causes of actions to establish defendant driver’s negligence, added language for gross negligence of driver or non-driver defendant, improved assembly flow

Petitions Entity Options Fixed, were temporarily disabled
Menu # Title Details
7-16 Petition for Disclosure of Grand Jury Information  New form
24-10 Motion for Community Supervision From the Jury New form
LOCAL Harrison County Standing Discovery Order New form
Volume wide   Improvements in assembly and presentation of assembled documents
Volume wide   Added new staff attorney component

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Title

Details

4.01

Final Decree of Divorce­

Improved help regarding undisclosed property, new property category “Other Real Property-Related Assets”, options for recording information for mortgages and other liens on real property to allow for Clerk file number of volume/page of county records

4.02

Findings and Conclusions for Divorce­

New property category “Other Real Property-Related Assets”

4.05

Agreement Incident to Divorce­

New property category “Other Real Property-Related Assets”, options for recording information for mortgages and other liens on real property to allow for Clerk file number of volume/page of county records

4.09

Separation Agreement­

New property category “Other Real Property-Related Assets”, options for recording information for mortgages and other liens on real property to allow for Clerk file number of volume/page of county records

6.01

Inventory­

New property category “Other Real Property-Related Assets”

6.04

Suggested Division of Community Property­

Fixed issue with Contingent Liabilities, New property category “Other Real Property-Related Assets”

7.02

Texas Application for Certificate of Title­

updated PDF

11.09

Motion for Temporary Orders SAPCR­

Fixed issue with missing notice of hearing and certificate of service

18.30

Expedited Mail Application for Death Record­

Updated PDF

19.04

Protective Order­

Opened to broader range of clients

21.45

Inquiry on Court of Continuing Jurisdiction for Child­

Updated PDF

39.24

Certificate of Adoption­

Improved for separate names on birth certificate and decree

40.06

Parent Survey on the Acknowledgment of Paternity­

Updated PDF

46.11

Mediated Settlement Agreement for Attorneys­

New property category “Other Real Property-Related Assets”, options for recording information for mortgages and other liens on real property to allow for Clerk file number of volume/page of county records

51.17

Declaration in Support of Establishing Parentage­

Updated PDF

Child Support Orders

 

Removal of specific "in a single monthly payment" language to avoid enforceability issues

Petitions

 

Removed all options with references to chapter 7A of the Texas Code of Criminal Procedure in statements regarding Protective Orders (all Petitions)

Volume wide

 

New staff attorney component added

PDFs no longer is use

 

Removed

LOCAL

  • Brazoria County 239th Trial Setting Request
  • Caldwell County Standing Order
  • Cherokee County Standing Order
  • Collin County Request for Issuance
  • Comal County Request for Civil Subpoena
  • Comal County Request for Process
  • Denton County Attestation Regarding Exception to E-filing
  • Denton County Change of Name/Address
  • Denton County Information for Registry Accounts
  • Denton County Record Request
  • Denton County Request for Abstract
  • Denton County Standing Order
  • El Paso County Change of Address
  • El Paso County Civil Subpoena Request
  • Ellis County Standing Order
  • Fort Bend Co. Request for Abstract
  • Fort Bend County Application and Certificate for Name Change
  • Fort Bend County Request for Issuance of Order to Terminate Withholding
  • Fort Bend County Request for Process
  • Fort Bend County Subpoena Application
  • Galveston County New Child Support Account
  • Galveston County Request for Post-Judgment Service
  • Grayson County Search Request
  • Guadalupe County Standing Order
  • Hansford County Standing Order
  • Harris County Application for Change of Name Certificate
  • Harris County Attorney Register
  • Harris County Income Withholding Request for Notice to Employer
  • Harris County Payment History Request
  • Harris County Subpoena for Witness Deposition
  • Harris County Witness Subpoena
  • Hutchinson County Standing Order
  • Montgomery County Civil Process Request
  • Montgomery County Motion to Withdraw Funds
  • Montgomery County Registry Account Information
  • Montgomery County Request for Copies
  • Montgomery County Request for Issuance of Service
  • Montgomery County Subpoena
  • Nueces County BVS Form
  • Nueces County Request for Issuance of Order of Withholding
  • Ochiltree County Standing Order
  • Potter County Request for Copies
  • Tarrant County Service Request
  • Travis County Docket Call Announcement
  • Travis County TRO Certification
  • Williamson County Standing Order
  • Young County Standing Order
  • Young County Standing Order

Forms added or updated

Menu # Title Details
Volume wide   New staff attorney component added
Menu # Title Details
Volume wide   New staff attorney component added
Menu # Title Details
2-5 Affidavit Asserting Mechanic's Lien and Materialman's Lien Fixed "received" typo
Volume wide   Added new staff attorney component to letters and requests

Menu #

Title

Details

12.02

Affidavit Concerning Identity of Heirs

Added "a copy of which is attached" if a Will exists, fixed signature label for second witness

16.02

Oath of Administrator

Independent option added

Tool

Age of Decedent 

Calculation improved to more accurately factor in leap years

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Title

Details

Online Intake

 

Fixed descriptions on panels to avoid confusion between sellers and buyers

Volume wide

 

Assembly improved by providing context for recording information

Menu # Title Details
Letters   Attorney component added to letters
Volume wide  

Articles with roman numerals have period added, no gap between numbers and periods when using WordPerfect and setting to fully justified in format wizard

Menu # Title Details
6-8 Qualified Income Trust New form
6-9 Letter to Trustee of Qualified Income Trust New form
3-3 Exit Letter - Tax Oriented Wills Fixed typo of "contacts" to "contracts"
Letters   Added Attorney component to letters