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COLLATERAL ATTACK ON JUDGMENT
Hagen v. Hagen, No. 07-1065 (Tex. May 1 2009)(Johnson)
(family law, divorce decree, postjudgment clarification order, retirement disability benefits division, res
judicata, claim preclusion, collateral attack not permitted, divorce decree not void, relitigation)
RAOUL HAGEN v. DORIS J. HAGEN; from Bexar County; 4th district (04-06-00705-CV, ___ SW3d ___,
The Court reverses the court of appeals' judgment and affirms the trial court's judgment.
Justice Johnson delivered the opinion of the Court, in which Chief Justice Jefferson, Justice Hecht,
Justice Wainwright, Justice Green, and Justice Willett joined.
Justice Brister delivered a dissenting opinion, in which Justice O'Neill and Justice Medina joined.
ANDREW R. MIRELES v. JENNIFER S. MIRELES; from Harris County;
1st district (01-08-00499-CV, ___ SW3d ___, 04-02-09, pet. denied Sep. 2009)
(void order, same-sex marriage divorce, collateral attack on divorce judgment)