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Rule 260. In Case of New Counties


When a suit is pending in the district or county court of any county, out of the territory of which a new county has been or may be made, in whole or in part, if the defendants or anyone of them, shall file a motion in the court where such suit is pending, to transfer the same to such new county, naming it, together with an affidavit stating that neither he nor anyone of the defendants resided in said territorial limit at the time the suit was instituted, and further stating that at the date of the filing of such suit, said defendant was a resident citizen within the territorial limits of the new county, the court shall grant a change of venue to such new county, unless the suit could be properly brought in the county in which the same is pending under some provision of law.

Source: Art. 2173, unchanged.

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

Repealed by order of April 24, 1990, eff. Sept. 1, 1990: Repealed as no longer needed.