Civil Actions

Abortion, prohibition at 20 weeks of fetal development

Adoption, unified application for placement, creation of

Constable, allow process service by

Constitutional rights, protection of

Court-ordered treatment, alcohol and other drug abuse

Court-ordered treatment, alcohol and other drug abuse, higher legal standard for

Data security breach, failure to provide notice of, damages for

Divorce, hearing to determine whether the marriage is irretrievably broken

Divorce involving minor children, extension of waiting period

DNA cases, appointment of counsel, fee for

Dogs, ownership of

Family members, visitation rights as to children

Foreign law, application of, protection of rights

Grandparents, visitation rights as to grandchildren

Guardianship proceedings, use of juries in

Judgments, interest rate for

Landlords, lease termination, economic losses from

Liens against real estate, release of

Medical malpractice actions, create alternative process for filing

Medical malpractice actions, statements of compassion, inadmissibility of

Medical review panel process, exemptions

Medical review panel, utilization in health care provider litigation

Medical review panels, electronic filing of proposed complaints reviewed by

Medication-assisted treatment programs, establish civil procedure and penalty

Nonprofit corporations, actions relating to

Roofers in violation, civil action against

Service of process on nonresidents, methods

Sex crimes, civil actions, statute of limitations for

Sexual abuse victims, statute of limitations, extension

State and local governments, data security breach by, waiver of sovereign immunity

Successor corporations, asbestos-related liability, limitation

Terrorism, injury from, claim for damages

Timber theft, treble damages, state of mind or mistake immaterial

Uniform Real Property Transfer on Death Act, adoption of

Last updated: 1/16/2019 3:02 PM (EST)