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Rule 57. Signing of Pleadings (1981)

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Every pleading of a party represented by an attorney shall be signed by at least one attorney of record in his individual name, with his State Bar of Texas identification number, address and telephone number. A party not represented by an attorney shall sign his pleadings, state his address and telephone number.

Amended by order of June 10, 1980, eff. Jan. 1, 1981: Rule changed to require statement on pleadings of attorney’s State Bar of Texas identification number and telephone number and the telephone number of a party not represented by a lawyer.

Prior Amendments Future Amendments
Oct. 29, 1940, eff. Sept. 1, 1941 April 24, 1990, eff. Sept. 1, 1990