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Rule 812. No Judgment by Default
No judgment by default shall be taken in such case but the facts entitling the plaintiff to judgment shall be exhibited to the court on the trial; and a statement of facts shall be filed as provided by law and these rules in suits against nonresidents of this State where no appearance has been made by them.
Source: Art. 1978, with minor textual change.Oct. 29, 1940, eff. Sept. 1, 1941.
Oct. 12, 1949, eff. March 1, 1950