By Katie Buehler (December 10, 2021, 3:46 PM EST) — The Texas Supreme Court on Friday agreed to weigh in on whether a Houston divorce attorney must face state and federal wiretapping claims for using evidence illegally obtained by her client from his ex-wife’s text and email messages in a child custody case.
The justices will hear oral arguments in February in attorney Terisa Taylor’s appeal of a Fourteenth Court of Appeals split decision finding attorney immunity doesn’t shield her from wiretapping claims launched by her client’s ex-wife, Vivian Robbins, and some of her correspondents.
Taylor petitioned the state’s high court for review in December 2020, arguing the intermediate appellate court’s…
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