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John J. Sampson

  • William Benjamin Wynne Professor

Publications

Books

  • Sampson & Tindall's Texas Family Code Annotated: With Related State and Federal Statutes (St. Paul: Thomson/West, 2010, 2009) (with Harry L. Tindall, Angela Pence England & Stephanie Stevens). <http://tallons.law.utexas.edu/record=b1719592~S0>
  • Sampson and Tindall's Texas Family Code Annotated, With Related State and Federal Statutes (St. Paul, MN: Thomson/West, 2008, 2007, with Harry L. Tindall; Rochester, NY: Lawyers Cooperative Publishing, 2004, 2003, 2002, 2001, 2000, 1999, 1998, 1997; 1996, with Harry L. Tindall & Robert O. Dawson; San Francisco: Bancroft-Whitney, 1995, 1994, 1993, 1992, 1991, with Harry L. Tindall).
  • Texas Family Law Bibliographies (Austin: State Bar of Texas, yearly eds. 1985-1997) (with Cathy Medina).
  • Domestic Relations Manual: For Use by Legal Aid Society of Central Texas (1979).
  • The Social Worker as Witness (Austin: University of Texas, 1977) (with Maria Larson).

Articles

  • Choking on Statutes Revisited: A History of Legislative Preemption of Common Law Regarding Child Custody [Symposium: Ethical Issues and Trends in Family Law], 45 Family Law Quarterly 95 (2011).
  • Undermining Kulko at Home and Abroad [Symposium: Divorcing the Multi-National Family], 63 Oklahoma Law Review 723 (2011).
  • Uniform Family Laws and Model Acts, 42 Family Law Quarterly 673 (2008).
  • Family Law: Top 10 Things that Happened in 2003, 66 Texas Bar Journal 684 (2003).
  • Preface to the Amendments to the Uniform Parentage Act (2002), 37 Family Law Quarterly 1 (2003).
  • Selected Family Code Legislation Enacted by the 78th Session of the Texas Legislature, State Bar Section Report: Family Law, Summer 2003, at 5.
  • Uniform Interstate Family Support Act (2001) With Prefatory Note and Comments (With Still More Unofficial Annotations), 36 Family Law Quarterly 329 (2002) (with Barry J. Brooks).
  • Amendments to the Texas Family Code, Title 5: The Parent-Child Relationship [commentary], State Bar Section Report: Family Law, Summer 2001, at 25 (with Charles G. Childress et al.).
  • Amendments to the Texas Family Code, Title 1: The Marriage Relationship [commentary], State Bar Section Report: Family Law, Summer 2001, at 6 (with Toby Goodman et al.).
  • Uniform Parentage Act (2000) (with Unofficial Annotations by John J. Sampson, Reporter), 35 Family Law Quarterly 83 (2001).
  • The Top 10 Things That Happened in Family Law, 64 Texas Bar Journal 764 (2001).
  • Amendments to the Texas Family Code, 76th Legislature: Title 5, the Parent-Child Relationship and the Suit Affecting the Parent-Child Relationship [commentary], State Bar Section Report: Family Law, Summer 1999, at 29 (with Howard G. Baldwin, Jr. et al.).
  • Amendments to the Texas Family Code, 76th Legislature: Title 1, the Marriage Relationship [commentary], State Bar Section Report: Family Law, Summer 1999, at 11 (with Toby Goodman, Bernard E. Jones, & Harry L. Tindall).
  • Bringing the Courts to Heel: Substituting Legislative Policy for Judicial Discretion, 33 Family Law Quarterly 565 (1999).
  • Uniform Interstate Family Support Act (1996) Statutory Text, Prefatory Note, and Commissioners' Comments, With More Unofficial Annotations by John J. Sampson, 32 Family Law Quarterly 385 (1998).
  • A Child's Lawyer, Discovery, Fall 1996, at 46.
  • Family Law, 58 Texas Bar Journal 950 (1995) (with Cynthia Bryant, Andrew Hathcock & Howard G. Baldwin Jr.).
  • Commentary, Family Code Title 5 Amendments, State Bar Section Report: Family Law, 1995 Legislation Issue, at 21 (with Howard G. Baldwin Jr.).
  • Unofficial Annotations, Uniform Interstate Family Support Act, 27 Family Law Quarterly 91 (1993).
  • UIFSA: An Interstate Support Act for the 21st Century, 27 Family Law Quarterly 85 (1993) (with Paul M. Kurtz).
  • 1993 Amendments to Texas Family Code Titles 1 and 2 [commentary], State Bar Section Report: Family Law, Summer 1993, at 10 (with Howard G. Baldwin et al.).
  • Interest on Child Support Arrears: The Math is Not Complicated--But..., State Bar Section Report: Family Law, Fall 1991, at 31 (with J. Andrew Hathcock).
  • Amendments to Titles 1, 2 and 4 Texas Family Code, State Bar Section Report: Family Law, Summer 1991, at 12.
  • TDHS v. E.B., the Coup de Grace for Special Issues, 23 St. Mary's Law Journal 221 (1991). [Reprinted in Texas Litigation Reader 452 (A. F. Brooke & Gregory S. Coleman eds.; Austin: Texas Law Review Association, 1992).]
  • Chapter 14. Conservatorship, Possession, and Support of Children [Symposium: 1990 Texas Family Code Symposium], 21 Texas Tech Law Review 1323 (1990).
  • Harris County Judges Think About Obeying the Law: Visitation Guidelines Under Consideration, State Bar Section Report: Family Law, Winter 1988-89, at 6.
  • Proposed Family Law Legislation, 51 Texas Bar Journal 1136 (1988).
  • Withholding From Earnings for Child Support: A Revolution in Enforcement, The Advocate, Jan. 1986, at 3.
  • Withholding From Earnings for Child Support, 49 Texas Bar Journal 544 (1986).
  • Title 2. Parent and Child, 17 Texas Tech Law Review 1065 (1986).
  • Spousal Maintenance, 48 Texas Bar Journal 288 (1985) (with Judith Guthrie).
  • McCarty Era Divorces--Unscrambling the Omelet, 48 Texas Bar Journal 293 (1985).
  • Texas Family Code ยง14.05 14.43 With Commentary, State Bar Section Report: Family Law, 1985 Special Issue, at 1.
  • 1983 Legislation Affecting Family Law Practice--The 68th Session, Texas State Bar Section Report: Family Law, Summer 1983, at 1 (with Mel Hazlewood).
  • The UCCJA Comes to Texas--As Amended, Integrated and Improved, 46 Texas Bar Journal 1096 (1983) (with Harry L. Tindall).
  • Title 2, Parent and Child, 13 Texas Tech Law Review 799 (1982).
  • Interstate Spouses, Interstate Property, and Divorce, 13 Texas Tech Law Review 1285 (1982).
  • Commentary to Texas Family Code Ch. 14, Conservatorship, Possession and Support of Children, 13 Texas Tech Law Review 927 (1982).
  • Commentary to Texas Family Code Ch. 13, Determination of Paternity, 13 Texas Tech Law Review 897 (1982).
  • 1981 Legislation Affecting Family Law Practice--The 67th Session, Family Law Section Newsletter, Summer 1981, at 81.
  • What's Wrong With the UCCJA?, 3 Family Advocate 28 (1981).
  • Common Law Property in a Texas Divorce: After Eggemeyer, the Deluge?, 42 Texas Bar Journal 131 (1979).
  • Jurisdiction in Divorce and Conservatorship Suits [Symposium: Texas Family Code Symposium, Supplement], 8 Texas Tech Law Review 159 (1976).
  • Long-Arm Jurisdiction Marries the Texas Family Code, 38 Texas Bar Journal 1023 (1975).
  • Texas Equal Rights Amendment and the Family Code: Litigation Ahead, 5 Texas Tech Law Review 631 (1974).
  • Distant Forum Abuse in Consumer Transactions: A Proposed Solution, 51 Texas Law Review 269 (1973).

Contributions

  • Amendments to the Texas Family Code, 75th Legislature Regular Session (1997), in 1997 Advanced Family Law Course (Austin: State Bar of Texas, 1997).
  • The Impact of the Uniformed Services Former Spouses' Protection Act, in 1983 Advanced Family Law Course (Austin: State Bar of Texas, 1983). [Also printed in Women and the Law Conference (State Bar of Texas, 1984).]
  • Reconsidering the Basic Premises of Child Support: A Comment on In Re Pamela P, in The Parental Child-Support Obligation (Judith Cassetty ed.; Lexington, MA: D. C. Heath, 1983).
  • Property Rights of an Interstate Couple in a Texas Divorce, in 1981 Advanced Family Law Course (Austin: State Bar of Texas, Professional Development Program, 1981).
  • Rules of Marital Property Liability: Personal and Community Liability After Divorce, in 1982 Advanced Family Law Course (Austin: State Bar of Texas, Professional Development Program,1982).
  • Practical Issues Associated With Assigning Liability for Child Support Payments, in Child Support in the United States: Research and Public Policy (1982).
  • McCarty Redux: Construing The Uniformed Services Former Spouses' Protection Act, in 82-3 Family Law Newsletter, at 7 (Austin: State Bar of Texas, 1982) (with Philip Friday Jr.).
  • Statutory Regulation of Emergency Taking of Possession of a Child by a State Governmental Entity, in Protecting Children Through the Legal System (Chicago: American Bar Association, 1981).
  • Contempt Enforcement of Divorce and SAPCR Judgments and Decrees, in 1980 Advanced Family Law Course (Austin: State Bar of Texas, Professional Development Program, 1980).
  • Recent Developments in Family Law, in 3rd Annual General Practice Institute (Austin: State Bar of Texas, Professional Development Program, 1980).
  • Disposition of Retirement Benefits on Divorce, in 1979 Advanced Family Law Course (State Bar of Texas, 1979). [Versions also published in The 1978 Marriage Dissolution in Texas Course, Community Property Journal Retirement Benefits Seminar, 1979 Community Property Journal Seminar; 1981 Marriage Dissolution Institute, Ch. H.]
  • Disposition of Retirement Benefits on Divorce, in 1978 Advanced Family Law Course (Austin: State Bar of Texas, Professional Development Program, 1978).
  • Jurisdiction and the Conflict of Laws Under the Texas Family Code, in 1978 Advanced Family Law Course (Austin: State Bar of Texas, Professional Development Program, 1978).
  • Jurisdiction and the Conflict of Laws Under the Texas Family Code, in 1977 Advanced Family Law Course (Austin: State Bar of Texas, Professional Development Program, 1977).
  • Jurisdiction Under the Texas Family Code, in Texas Family Law and Procedure (Austin: State Bar of Texas, Professional Development Program, 1976).

Other

  • The Special Family Long Arm Statute and Conflicts of Law, in Trial of Family Law Cases (Austin: State Bar of Texas, Professional Development Program, 1977).

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