Current with legislation from the 2021 Regular Session effective as of June 18, 2021.
Section 34.001 - No Execution On Dormant Judgment(a) If a writ of execution is not issued within 10 years after the rendition of a judgment of a court of record or a justice court, the judgment is dormant and execution may not be issued on the judgment unless it is revived.(b) If a writ of execution is issued within 10 years after rendition of a judgment but a second writ is not issued within 10 years after issuance of the first writ, the judgment becomes dormant. A second writ may be issued at any time within 10 years after issuance of the first writ.(c) This section does not apply to a judgment for child support under the Family Code.
Tex. Civ. Prac. and Rem. Code § 34.001Amended by Acts 2009, 81st Leg., R.S., Ch. 767, Sec. 31, eff. June 19, 2009. Acts 1985, 69th Leg., ch. 959, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1985.