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Rule 737.11 Plenary Power (2010)


The justice court's plenary power expires when a party perfects an appeal. If a party does not perfect an appeal, the justice court has plenary power to grant a new trial, amend or vacate the judgment, or set aside a default judgment or a dismissal for want of prosecution within fifteen days after the date the justice signs the judgment or dismissal order.

Added by order of Dec. 14, 2009, eff. Jan. 1, 2010.

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  Repealed by order of April 15, 2013, eff. Aug. 31, 2013.