Supreme Court of Texas 1st Emergency Order

Posted by Helene Parker | Mar 18, 2020 | 0 Comments

On March 13, 2020, the Supreme Court of Texas and the Court of Criminal Appeals of Texas issued its First Emergency Order Regarding the COVID-19 State of Disaster to give the courts of Texas the discretion to extend the statute of limitations on civil cases "no later than 30 days after the Governor's state of disaster has been lifted."

What does this mean?

It means that if your lawsuit is hitting a statute of limitations deadline, your case may be allowed to have additional time.  Call the court to find out if the Judge in your case will extend deadlines.

Supreme Court of Texas.pdf
Supreme Court of Texas First Emergency Order

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Helene Parker

Ms. Parker has been a licensed attorney in Texas since 1997.  She is Board Certified in Family Law. Ms. Parker received her B.A. from California State University, Fullerton in History and Art.  Cal State Fullerton was not Ms. Parkers first university; she spent her freshman year at American Uni...


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