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  • Alvarey, Joel R.; Fowler, Joseph C.; Huffman, Walter B. (1981-03)
    Missouri will now allow a nonresident to serve as the personal representative of a decedent’s estate. Missouri’s state inheritance tax was repealed; under the new law, the state will now impose a "pickup tax (a state ...
  • Alvarey, Joel R.; Huffman, Walter B.; Joyce, John F.; Grendell, Timothy J.; Heffelfinger, Harlan M. (1982-03)
    The Military Family Resource Center (MFRC) is an international center to support family advocacy in the military services and to assist professionals who provide help to military people and their families around the world. ...
  • Alvarey, Joel R.; Huffman, Walter B.; Joyce, John F.; Grendell, Timothy J.; Heffelfinger, Harlan M. (1982-05)
    The failure to notify a spouse of electing out of a survivor benefit plan voids the election under the Survivor Benefit Plan (SBP) statute. A personal assets inventory completed at the time of will execution can later ...
  • Alvarey, Joel R.; Fowler, Joseph C.; Huffman, Walter B. (1980-11)
    Maryland now awards rehabilitative, not permanent, alimony. All relevant factors should be considered when awarding alimony, and it should be awarded only for the period of time needed to allow the receiving party to ...
  • Alvarey, Joel R.; Huffman, Walter B.; Joyce, John F.; Grendell, Timothy J.; Heffelfinger, Harlan M. (1981-11)
    Notice that a creditor is an assignee was sufficient to meet the requirements of the Truth In Lending Act and Regulation Z. Louisiana will not recognize a foreign divorce of one of its residents serving as an active duty ...
  • Alvarey, Joel R.; Fowler, Joseph C.; Huffman, Walter B. (1980-10)
    Letters sent to a debtor threatening disconnection of utilities if a past-due balance was not paid did not violate the Bankruptcy Act’s Fresh Start rights. Even though the debt had been included in the bankruptcy, the ...
  • Alvarey, Joel R.; Huffman, Walter B.; Joyce, John F.; Grendell, Timothy J.; Heffelfinger, Harlan M. (1981-10)
    Legislation was submitted to authorize and statutorily recognize military legal assistance programs. A Notary Public’s duties include attesting to the fact that an oath was administered, but they do not include authenticating ...
  • Alvarey, Joel R.; Fowler, Joseph C.; Huffman, Walter B. (1980-09)
    Plaintiff attorneys representing themselves in Truth In Lending suits may not have attorney’s fees awarded to them. Layaway plans do not fall under Regulation Z and create no contractual obligation to make payments. The ...
  • Alvarey, Joel R.; Huffman, Walter B.; Joyce, John F.; Grendell, Timothy J.; Heffelfinger, Harlan M. (1981-09)
    This short article covers various legal topics that may be of interest to military members and personnel, including subjects such as the validity of foreign divorce in Louisiana; the Truth in Lending Act and Cash Discount ...
  • Kirk, Maurice B. (Texas Tech Law Review, 1972)
    Professor Kirk provides several examples of effective drafting for multiple types of legal documents.
  • Kirk, Maurice B. (Texas Tech Law Review, 1973)
    Professor Kirk addresses several common drafting errors and how to avoid them.
  • Kirk, Maurice B. (Texas Tech Law Review, 1971)
    Professor Kirk addresses the use ”and/or” in legal drafting. The basic question asked is, “Should the draftsman be less precise than he is capable of being?” The professor answers this question with a well-pondered, “It ...
  • Kirk, Maurice B. (Texas Tech Law Review, 1971)
    Professor Kirk addresses the lingering problem of eliminating “legalese” in drafting statutes.
  • Floyd, Timothy W. (Georgia Law Review, 1997)
    Professor Lloyd opines on the failure of legal educators to fundamentally understand the purpose of legal education; namely to prepare students to become ethical, competent practitioners. He then makes some suggestions ...
  • Herrington, Ty (1985)
  • Amandes, Richard B. (Southwestern Law Journal, 1971)
    Richard B. Amandes, dean of the Texas Tech University School of Law, discusses the nature of legal education and past adjustments in the length of the law school curriculum. In doing so, he maintains that the bedrock ...
  • Hatfield, Michael (Florida Tax Review, 2012)
    Legal Ethics and Federal Taxes, 1945-1965: Patriotism, Duties and Advice provides a timely historical review of legal ethics and federal taxes. Focusing on the first two decades of the modern income tax (1945-1965), the ...
  • Barbee, Robert (1976)
  • Hawkins, Kirk (1976)
  • Cashion, Shelley J. (1977-07-15)