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 Service of Papers


 Texas District Court
 Travis County

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 Electronic Service

Date of Service

Service shall be complete upon the sender's initiation of an electronic transmission of the document.

The date of service shall be the date the electronic service is complete unless it is after .

Electronic service is complete when the document is transmitted by the filer to the party at the Former Travis County Local Rule 15.5.2(a) & (b). more...

Completion of Service by Mail or Commercial Delivery Service

Service by mail is complete upon deposit of the document, . . more...

Completion of Service by Facsimile

Facsimile service is completed after 5:00 p.m. local time of the recipient is deemed to have occurred on more...

Completion of Electronic Service

Electronic service is complete on transmission of the document to the serving party's filing service provider. .

Additional Time to Respond to Papers Served via Mail

A party that has the right or is required to respond or do some act within a prescribed more...

Extension of Time May Be Permitted

The court, on its own motion or on the application of a party, may extend or otherwise modify more...

Notice of Hearing

An application for a court order and notice of hearing should be served upon all parties at least more...

 Rules and Requirements

Service On All Parties Required, Contemporaneous With Filing

"Every pleading, plea, motion or application to the court for an order, whether in the form of a more...

Who May Serve Papers

Notice may be served by a party to the suit, an attorney of record, a sheriff or constable, more...

Permissible Methods of Service

Documents filed electronically must be served electronically if the party or attorney to be served is on .

may be served in person, by mail, by commercial delivery service, by fax, by email, or any other manner the court may direct. more...

Service in Cases With Multiple Parties

If there is more than one other party represented by different attorneys, one copy of the paper must more...

Additional Copies May Be Obtained

After one copy is served on a party, that party may obtain another copy if the party tenders more...

Sanctions for Failure to Serve Papers

The trial court has discretion to impose any appropriate available sanction if any party fails to serve another more...

Electronic Service of Documents Permissible

Documents may be electronically served upon a party only where that party has agreed to receive electronic service. more...

A party who electronically files a document is not required to electronically serve documents upon other parties. more...



Certification of Compliance with Service Requirements

The party or attorney of record must certify compliance with this rule in writing over signature and on more...

Presentation of Evidence to Establish Proper Service

evidence of the fact of service may be established by: more...


Parties are allowed to offer proof that the document was not received.If service was by mail, the parties can offer proof that the paper was not received within three more...

The court may extend the time for responsive action required by the party that should have been properly more...

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