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m 'vIr. Smith is a client who is involved in a bitter divorce in Family Court in Dallas, Thsas.
'Irir. Smith and his soon to be es-wife had agreed to split community property equally, but lere is now an argument over what is considered to be community property. Mrs. Smith
lad accmnulated a substantial amount of jewelry, which she purchased with community uouey, or was given to her by her spouse over the 2t] years of the marriage. She is refusing
:o split the value of the jewelry because she insists that it is her separate property. Her Ittorney has requested the court to order that the jewelry in question be deemed to be Mrs.
Smith’s separate property and that Mr. Smith is not entitled to half of the value. Mrs. Smith’s attorney has filed a brief with the court, citing cases that he believes supports the
Jositiou of l'vlrs. Smith. ifour supervising attorney has asked that you check the citations for the court opinions ucluded in the brief filed by Mrs. Smith’s attorney. Please read the opinions on Westlaw
utd determine the following: 1. Whether the opinions are on point, and why or why not 1. Whether opinions are primary mandatory, primary persuasive, or non—authorities for a
:ourt in Dallas, Texas, and why or why not 1. Whether the opinions support Mrs. Smith’s contention, and why or why not

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