Texas Supreme Court Fourth Emergency Order

Posted by Helene Parker | Mar 24, 2020 | 0 Comments

With particular exceptions, the Supreme Court of Texas has suspended evictions until after April 19, 2020.  The exceptions are if the tenant poses a physical threat to the plaintiff or their agents or the tenant engages in a criminal activity, then eviction may proceed.

What does this mean?

It means that if you are not able to pay your rent because you are out of job, your landlord may not file to evict you from your home, unless you pose a physical threat to those around you and/or you are engaging in a criminal activity.

4th Emergency Order.pdf
Texas Supreme Court Fourth 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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