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Rule 299a. Findings of Fact To Be Separately Filed and Not Recited in a Judgment (1990)


Findings of fact shall not be recited in a judgment. If there is a conflict between findings of fact recited in a judgment in violation of this rule and findings of fact made pursuant to Rules 297 and 298, the latter findings will control for appellate purposes. Findings of fact shall be filed with the clerk of the court as a document or documents separate and apart from the judgment.

April 24, 1990, eff. Sept. 1, 1990: To require that findings of fact be separate from the judgment and that such separate findings of fact are controlling on appeal.