Contract

Callison v. Glick (P)

The circuit court did not err in refusing to declare a party a subsurety (rather than cosurety) to a loan obligation, holding that a purchase-option contract was enforceable, and declining to explain the meaning of its final order on the… Read More ›

Dynex Capital Inc. v. Quilling

In this decades-long dispute arising from breach-of-contract litigation against the plaintiff, the court will abstain from exercising jurisdiction over the plaintiff’s claim for declaratory judgment, due to litigation already pending in Texas state court. First, Texas has a greater interest… Read More ›

New Venture Holdings LLC v. Verdi

The plaintiff’s contract suit against its advertising company must be dismissed for lack of personal jurisdiction. The defendant, a New York ad agency, had been soliciting the plaintiff’s business for several years before the parties reached an agreement. The plaintiff… Read More ›

Forge LLC v. Pearson

Because a confessed judgment was in an amount larger than that provided for in the parties’ agreement, the court lacked jurisdiction to grant the confessed judgment. Therefore, it is void ab initio. There is no dispute that the confessed judgment amount… Read More ›