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Rule 439. Remittitur
If, in any judgment rendered in the district or county court, there shall be an excess of damages allowed, and before the plaintiff has entered a release of same in such court, in the manner provided by these rules, such judgment shall be removed to the Court of Civil Appeals, it shall be lawful for the party in whose favor such excess of damages has been rendered to make such remittitur in the Court of Civil Appeals in the same manner as such release is required to be made in the district or county court. Upon such release being filed in said court, after revising said judgment, said Court of Civil Appeals shall proceed to give such judgment as the court below ought to have given if the release had been filed therein.
Source: Art. 1861, unchanged.
Oct. 29, 1940, eff. Sept. 1, 1941.
Repealed by order of April 10, 1986, eff. Sept. 1, 1986.