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Rule 750. Form of Appeal Bond (1976)


The appeal bond authorized in the preceding article may be substantially as follows:

"The State of Texas,

"County of

"Whereas, upon a writ of forcible entry (or forcible detainer) in favor of A. B., and against C.D., tried before _________________________________, a justice of the peace of __________county, a judgment was rendered in favor of the said A. B. on the _____ day of ___________, A.D. _____, and against the said C. D., from which the said C. D. has appealed to the county court; now, therefore, the said C. D. and ________________________ his sureties, covenant that he will prosecute his said appeal with effect and pay all costs and damages which may be adjudged against him, provided the sureties shall not be liable in an amount greater than $___________, said amount being the amount of the bond herein.

"Given under our hands this _____ day of ____________, A. D. _____."

Amended by order of July 22, 1975, eff. Jan. 1, 1976: The form is amended to state the limits of liability of the sureties.

Prior Amendments Future Amendments
Oct. 29, 1940, eff. Sept. 1, 1941 Repealed by order of April 15, 2013, eff. Aug. 31, 2013.