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Spring 2022
5340 Marital Property Rights - OLDHAM- 15441

Professor(s): Thomas Oldham (FACULTY)

Credits: 3

Course Areas: Family Law 

Time: 1:00p-2:30p  TTH  Location: 213  BLB

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.

Course Syllabus: Syllabus

Course Materials

Course Notes: (Synchronous - On Campus Exams)  The UH registration system instruction mode for this course is listed in parenthesis. After student registration in November, there may be instruction mode changes to this course up through Jan. 5th, 2022, but notice of such changes will be sent to then-registered students. Contrary to the UH information, some student materials may not be available online, such as an assigned casebook. A physical classroom may be assigned for this course to give students a location in the Law Center to join the virtual class sessions. If the course has a final examination, it will be conducted in a classroom in face-to-face mode requiring your physical presence. Other assessment, such as a mid term exam, may also be in a classroom.

To obtain photocopied course material please contact Harold Bradford at 713-743-7804 or by email : hpbradfo@Central.UH.EDU.
The photocopied material is in addition to the required book as listed.

Photocopied Materials: TBA will be linked to the course webpage.


First Day Assignments:

Final Exam Schedule: 05/05 1pm-4pm      

This course will have:

Satisfies Senior Upper Level Writing Requirement: No

Experiential Course Type: No

Bar Course: No

DistanceEd ABA 306: Prearranged

Pass-Fail Student Election: Available

Course Materials (10/29/2021 4:18:51 PM)

Book(s) Required

Oldham, Texas Homestead Law (3d edition 2006) Oldham
Texas Marital Property Rights (6th edition 2016), ISBN-13: 978-1611637915