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Rule 411. Submission in Order of Filing: Service of Notice


Causes on the trial docket of the Court of Civil Appeals which are not advanced as otherwise provided shall be submitted in the order of the date of filing and the clerk shall notify the parties or their attorneys of the date of filing, and of the date of submission, by registered letter through the mails properly directed, and shall file the return registry receipts with the record of the cause.

Source: Art. 1847, unchanged.

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


June 16, 1943, eff. Dec. 31, 1943

Dec. 5, 1983, eff. April 1, 1984

Repealed by order of April 10, 1986, eff. Sept. 1, 1986.


(No. 41) Question: Should notice of a motion to certify a question to the Supreme Court under Rule 465 be given to the opposite party by registered mail (Rules 409 and 411) or by postal card under Rule 460?

Answer: Notice of the motion to cer­tify, unless waived, should be given by registered mail. Rule 460 providing for a postal card notice applies only to a motion for rehearing.

5 Tex. B.J. 171 (1942) reprinted in 8 Tex. B.J. 17 (1945).