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Rule 57. Signing of Pleadings (1990)

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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, telephone number, and, if available, telecopier number. A party not represented by an attorney shall sign his pleadings, state his address, telephone number, and, if available, telecopier number.

Amended by order of April 24, 1990, eff. Sept. 1, 1990: To supply attorney telecopier information with other identifying information on pleadings. Documents telephonically transferred are permitted to be filed under changes in Rule 45.

Prior Amendments Future Amendments
Oct. 29, 1940, eff. Sept. 1, 1941  
June 10, 1980, eff. Jan. 1, 1981