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Category Archives: Government

Texas Legislature

This new Year brings with it new Texas legislature. The Texas legislature meets every other year in odd numbered years to enact, repeal, or modify the laws of the state. The 85th Texas Legislature began on Janaury 10, 2017, and will remain in regular session for hte following 140 days. Following the regular session, the… Read More »

Changes to Texas Justice Courts

In response to legislation adopted in 2011, the Supreme Court of Texas has issued new rules governing civil cases filed in justice courts. These new rules go into effect on August 31, 2013, and will govern the filing, pre-trial procedures, trial, and appeal of all civil cases filed in a justice court. Historically, cases in… Read More »