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Rule 781. Proceedings as in Civil Cases


Every person or corporation who shall be cited as hereinbefore provided shall be entitled to all the rights in the trial and investigation of the matters alleged against him, as in cases of trial of civil eases in this State. Either party may prosecute an appeal or writ of error from any judgment rendered, as in other civil cases and the appellate court shall give preference to such case, and hear and determine the same as early as practicable.

Source: Art. 6256, unchanged.

For context only: Art. 6257. Judgment of Court. If any person or corporation against whom any such proceeding is filed shall be adjudged guilty as charged, the court shall give judgment of ouster against such person or corporation from the office or franchise, and may fine such person or corporation for usurping, intruding into or unlawfully holding and executing such office or franchise and shall give judgment in favor of the relator for costs of the prosecution.


Aug. 18, 1947, eff. Dec. 31, 1947

April 24, 1990, eff. Sept. 1, 1990