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Texas Civil Practice & Remedies Code - Chapter 15 Venue

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  • Texas Civil Practice & Remedies Code Section 15.001 - Definitions
    In this chapter: (a) "Principal office" means a principal office of the corporation, unincorporated association, or partnership in this state in which the decision makers ...
  • Texas Civil Practice & Remedies Code Section 15.002 - Venue: General Rule
    (a) Except as otherwise provided by this subchapter or Subchapter B or C, all lawsuits shall be brought: (1) in the county in which all ...
  • Texas Civil Practice & Remedies Code Section 15.003 - Multiple Plaintiffs And Intervening Plaintiffs
    (a) In a suit in which there is more than one plaintiff, whether the plaintiffs are included by joinder, by intervention, because the lawsuit was ...
  • Texas Civil Practice & Remedies Code Section 15.004 - Mandatory Venue Provisions Governs Multiple Claims
    In a suit in which a plaintiff properly joins two or more claims or causes of action arising from the same transaction, occurrence, or series ...
  • Texas Civil Practice & Remedies Code Section 15.005 - Multiple Defendants
    In a suit in which the plaintiff has established proper venue against a defendant, the court also has venue of all the defendants in all ...
  • Texas Civil Practice & Remedies Code Section 15.006 - Venue Determined By Facts Existing At The Time Of Accrual
    A court shall determine the venue of a suit based on the facts existing at the time the cause of action that is the basis ...
  • Texas Civil Practice & Remedies Code Section 15.007 - Conflict With Certain Provisions
    Notwithstanding Sections 15.004, 15.005, and 15.031, to the extent that venue under this chapter for a suit by or against an executor, administrator, or guardian ...
  • Texas Civil Practice & Remedies Code Section 15.011 - Land
    Actions for recovery of real property or an estate or interest in real property, for partition of real property, to remove encumbrances from the title ...
  • Texas Civil Practice & Remedies Code Section 15.0115 - Landlord-Tenant
    (a) Except as provided by another statute prescribing mandatory venue, a suit between a landlord and a tenant arising under a lease shall be brought ...
  • Texas Civil Practice & Remedies Code Section 15.012 - Injunction Against Suit
    Actions to stay proceedings in a suit shall be brought in the county in which the suit is pending. Acts 1985, 69th Leg., ch. 959, ...
  • Texas Civil Practice & Remedies Code Section 15.013 - Injunction Against Execution Of Judgment
    Actions to restrain execution of a judgment based on invalidity of the judgment or of the writ shall be brought in the county in which ...
  • Texas Civil Practice & Remedies Code Section 15.014 - Head Of State Department
    An action for mandamus against the head of a department of the state government shall be brought in Travis County. Acts 1985, 69th Leg., ch. ...
  • Texas Civil Practice & Remedies Code Section 15.015 - Counties
    An action against a county shall be brought in that county. Acts 1985, 69th Leg., ch. 959, § 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1985. ...
  • Texas Civil Practice & Remedies Code Section 15.0151 - Certain Political Subdivisions
    (a) Except as provided by a law not contained in this chapter, an action against a political subdivision that is located in a county with ...
  • Texas Civil Practice & Remedies Code Section 15.016 - Other Mandatory Venue
    An action governed by any other statute prescribing mandatory venue shall be brought in the county required by that statute. Acts 1985, 69th Leg., ch. ...
  • Texas Civil Practice & Remedies Code Section 15.017 - Libel, Slander, Or Invasion Of Privacy
    A suit for damages for libel, slander, or invasion of privacy shall be brought and can only be maintained in the county in which the ...
  • Texas Civil Practice & Remedies Code Section 15.018 - Federal Employers' Liability Act And Jones Act
    (a) This section only applies to suits brought under the federal Employers' Liability Act (45 U.S.C. Section 51 et seq.) or the Jones Act (46 ...
  • Texas Civil Practice & Remedies Code Section 15.019 - Inmate Litigation
    (a) Except as provided by Section 15.014, an action that accrued while the plaintiff was housed in a facility operated by or under contract with ...
  • Texas Civil Practice & Remedies Code Section 15.020 - Major Transactions: Specification Of Venue By Agreement
    (a) In this section, "major transaction" means a transaction evidenced by a written agreement under which a person pays or receives, or is obligated to ...
  • Texas Civil Practice & Remedies Code Section 15.031 - Executor; Administrator; Guardian
    If the suit is against an executor, administrator, or guardian, as such, to establish a money demand against the estate which he represents, the suit ...
  • Texas Civil Practice & Remedies Code Section 15.032 - Insurance
    Suit against fire, marine, or inland insurance companies may also be commenced in any county in which the insured property was situated. A suit on ...
  • Texas Civil Practice & Remedies Code Section 15.033 - Breach Of Warranty By Manufacturer
    A suit for breach of warranty by a manufacturer of consumer goods may be brought in any county in which all or a substantial part ...
  • Texas Civil Practice & Remedies Code Section 15.035 - Contract In Writing
    (a) Except as provided by Subsection (b), if a person has contracted in writing to perform an obligation in a particular county, expressly naming the ...
  • Texas Civil Practice & Remedies Code Section 15.038 - Other Permissive Venue
    An action governed by any other statute prescribing permissive venue may be brought in the county allowed by that statute. Acts 1985, 69th Leg., ch. ...
  • Texas Civil Practice & Remedies Code Section 15.039 - Transient Person
    A transient person may be sued in any county in which he may be found. Acts 1985, 69th Leg., ch. 959, § 1, eff. Sept. ...
  • Texas Civil Practice & Remedies Code Section 15.062 - Counterclaims, Cross Claims, And Third-Party Claims
    (a) Venue of the main action shall establish venue of a counterclaim, cross claim, or third-party claim properly joined under the Texas Rules of Civil ...
  • Texas Civil Practice & Remedies Code Section 15.063 - Transfer
    The court, on motion filed and served concurrently with or before the filing of the answer, shall transfer an action to another county of proper ...
  • Texas Civil Practice & Remedies Code Section 15.064 - Hearings
    (a) In all venue hearings, no factual proof concerning the merits of the case shall be required to establish venue. The court shall determine venue ...
  • Texas Civil Practice & Remedies Code Section 15.0641 - Venue Rights Of Multiple Defendants
    In a suit in which two or more defendants are joined, any action or omission by one defendant in relation to venue, including a waiver ...
  • Texas Civil Practice & Remedies Code Section 15.0642 - Mandamus
    A party may apply for a writ of mandamus with an appellate court to enforce the mandatory venue provisions of this chapter. An application for ...
  • Texas Civil Practice & Remedies Code Section 15.065 - Watercourse Or Roadway Forming County Boundary
    If a river, watercourse, highway, road, or street forms the boundary line between two counties, the courts of each county have concurrent jurisdiction over the ...
  • Texas Civil Practice & Remedies Code Section 15.066 - Conflict With Rules Of Civil Procedure
    Subject to Section 22.004, Government Code, to the extent that this chapter conflicts with the Texas Rules of Civil Procedure, this chapter controls. Added by ...
  • Texas Civil Practice & Remedies Code Section 15.081 - Application
    This subchapter applies only to suits brought in a justice court. Acts 1985, 69th Leg., ch. 959, § 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1985. ...
  • Texas Civil Practice & Remedies Code Section 15.082 - Venue: General Rule
    Except as otherwise provided by this subchapter or by any other law, a suit in justice court shall be brought in the county and precinct ...
  • Texas Civil Practice & Remedies Code Section 15.083 - Residence Of A Single Man
    A single man's residence is where he boards. Acts 1985, 69th Leg., ch. 959, § 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1985. ...
  • Texas Civil Practice & Remedies Code Section 15.084 - Forcible Entry And Detainer
    A suit for forcible entry and detainer shall be brought in the precinct in which all or part of the premises is located. Acts 1985, ...
  • Texas Civil Practice & Remedies Code Section 15.085 - Executor; Administrator; Guardian
    A suit against an executor, an administrator, or a guardian shall be brought in the county in which the administration or guardianship is pending and ...
  • Texas Civil Practice & Remedies Code Section 15.086 - Counties
    A suit against a county shall be brought in the precinct in which the county seat of that county is located. Acts 1985, 69th Leg., ...
  • Texas Civil Practice & Remedies Code Section 15.087 - Option: Suit In Defendant's County Of Residence
    A suit to which a permissive venue section of this subchapter applies may be brought and maintained either in the county provided for by that ...
  • Texas Civil Practice & Remedies Code Section 15.088 - Nonresident; Residence Unknown
    A suit against a nonresident of this state or against a person whose residence is unknown may be brought in the county and precinct in ...
  • Texas Civil Practice & Remedies Code Section 15.089 - Transient Person
    A suit against a transient person may be brought in any county and precinct in which the transient person is found. Acts 1985, 69th Leg., ...
  • Texas Civil Practice & Remedies Code Section 15.090 - Personal Property
    A suit to recover personal property may be brought in the county and precinct in which the property is located. Acts 1985, 69th Leg., ch. ...
  • Texas Civil Practice & Remedies Code Section 15.091 - Rents
    A suit to recover rents may be brought in the county and precinct in which all or part of the rented premises is located. Acts ...
  • Texas Civil Practice & Remedies Code Section 15.092 - Contract
    (a) Except as otherwise provided by this section, a suit on a written contract that promises performance at a particular place may be brought in ...
  • Texas Civil Practice & Remedies Code Section 15.093 - Torts
    A tort suit for damages may be brought in the county and precinct in which the injury was inflicted. Acts 1985, 69th Leg., ch. 959, ...
  • Texas Civil Practice & Remedies Code Section 15.094 - Corporation; Association; Joint-Stock Company
    A suit against a private corporation, association, or joint-stock company may be brought in the county and precinct in which: (1) all or part of ...
  • Texas Civil Practice & Remedies Code Section 15.095 - Railroad Companies; Carriers
    A suit against a railroad company, a canal company, or the owners of a line of transportation vehicles for injury to a person or property ...
  • Texas Civil Practice & Remedies Code Section 15.096 - Steamboat Or Other Vessel
    A suit against the owner of a steamboat or other vessel may be brought in the county or precinct in which: (1) the steamboat or ...
  • Texas Civil Practice & Remedies Code Section 15.097 - Insurance Companies
    (a) A suit against a fire, marine, or inland marine insurance company may be brought in the county and precinct in which all or part ...
  • Texas Civil Practice & Remedies Code Section 15.098 - Pleading Requirements
    If a suit is brought in a county or precinct in which the defendant does not reside, the citation or pleading must affirmatively show that ...
  • Texas Civil Practice & Remedies Code Section 15.099 - More Than One Justice
    If there is more than one justice of the peace in a precinct or in an incorporated city or town, suit may be brought before ...
  • Texas Civil Practice & Remedies Code Section 15.100 - Disqualified Justice
    If the justice in the proper precinct is not qualified to try the suit, suit may be brought before the nearest qualified justice in the ...
  • Last modified: August 11, 2007