§ 142.001 Definitions
§ 142.002 Limitation On Liability for Hiring Employee Convicted of Offense

Terms Used In Texas Civil Practice and Remedies Code Chapter 142 - Limitation On Liability for Hiring

  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Fiduciary: A trustee, executor, or administrator.
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • Population: means the population shown by the most recent federal decennial census. See Texas Government Code 311.005
  • Venue: The geographical location in which a case is tried.
  • Year: means 12 consecutive months. See Texas Government Code 311.005