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Rule 296. Conclusions of Fact and Law (1981)
In any case tried in the district or county court without a jury, the judge shall, at the request of either party, state in writing his findings of fact and conclusions of law. Such request shall be filed within 10 days after the final judgment or order overruling motion for new trial is signed or the motion for new trial is overruled by operation of law. Notice of the filing of the request shall be served on the opposite party as provided in Rules 21a or 21b.
Amended by order of June 10, 1980, eff. Jan. 1, 1981: The rule is amended to commence the running of time for filing findings and conclusions to the date the final judgment or order overruling a motion for new trial is signed or the motion is overruled by operation of law. The last sentence of former Rule 296 becomes the second sentence of Rule 297.
|Prior Amendments||Future Amendments|
|Oct. 29, 1940, eff. Sept. 1, 1941||Dec. 5, 1983, eff. April 1, 1984|
|March 19, 1957, eff. Sept. 1, 1957||April 24, 1990, eff. Sept. 1, 1990|