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Rule 99. Issuance


When a petition is filed with the clerk, he shall promptly issue such citations, for the defendant or defendants as shall be requested by the party or his attorney.

Source: Art. 2021.

Change: The rule authorizes the clerk to issue as many citation for the defendant or defendants as the plaintiff may request, without the delay of securing a return on any prior citation.

Oct. 29, 1940, eff. Sept. 1, 1941.


Prior Amendments Future Amendments
Oct. 10, 1945, eff. Feb. 1, 1946
July 15, 1987, eff. Jan. 1, 1988, corrected and clarified by order of Dec. 16, 1987, eff. Jan. 1, 1988.
Dec. 12, 2011, eff. Jan. 1, 2012


8 Tex. B.J. 406 (1945)