Texas Civil Practice & Remedies Code - Section 10.002. Motion For Sanctions
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§ 10.002. MOTION FOR SANCTIONS. (a) A party may make a
motion for sanctions, describing the specific conduct violating
(b) The court on its own initiative may enter an order
describing the specific conduct that appears to violate Section
10.001 and direct the alleged violator to show cause why the conduct
has not violated that section.
(c) The court may award to a party prevailing on a motion
under this section the reasonable expenses and attorney's fees
incurred in presenting or opposing the motion, and if no due
diligence is shown the court may award to the prevailing party all
costs for inconvenience, harassment, and out-of-pocket expenses
incurred or caused by the subject litigation.
Added by Acts 1995, 74th Leg., ch. 137, § 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1995.
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