Sec. 58.024. SINGLE-COUNTY DISTRICT: HEARING IN DISTRICT COURT; PROCEDURE. (a) The district court, either in term time or in vacation time, shall schedule the appeal for hearing with all reasonable dispatch.
(b) In the proceeding in the district court, formal pleadings shall not be required but, with the court's permission, may be filed.
(c) The trial and decision shall be by the court without the intervention of a jury, and the hearing shall be conducted as though the jurisdiction of the district court were original jurisdiction.
(d) The following matters may be contested in the district court:
(1) all matters that were or might have been presented in the commissioners court;
(2) the validity of the Act under which the district is proposed to be created; and
(3) the regularity of all previous proceedings.
Added by Acts 1977, 65th Leg., p. 1537, ch. 627, Sec. 1, eff. Aug. 29, 1977. Amended by Acts 1981, 67th Leg., p. 2646, ch. 707, Sec. 4(47), eff. Aug. 31, 1981.Section: Previous 58.017 58.018 58.019 58.020 58.021 58.022 58.023 58.024 58.025 58.026 58.027 58.028 58.030 58.031 58.032 Next
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