Texas has not opted out of the federal exemptions. So, if it is
the applicable state (as determined by the method stated on
the home page of this site), the federal exemptions may be
used regardless of whether the debtor is or is not a resident
of this state on the date of filing bankruptcy. In re Volpe, 943
F.2d 1451 (5th Cir. 1991) (Under Texas law, debtor can elect
either the state or the federal exemptions).