|§ 98.0025||Shareholder and Member Liability|
|§ 98.004||Cause of Action Cumulative|
|§ 98.005||Joint and Several Liability|
|§ 98.006||Liberal Construction and Application|
Terms Used In Texas Civil Practice and Remedies Code Chapter 98
- Common law: The legal system that originated in England and is now in use in the United States. It is based on judicial decisions rather than legislative action.
- 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.
- Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
- Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
- Ex officio: Literally, by virtue of one's office.
- Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
- Justice: when applied to a magistrate, means justice of the peace. See Texas Government Code 312.011
- Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
- Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
- Succeeding: means immediately following. See Texas Government Code 312.011
- Venue: The geographical location in which a case is tried.