Tex. Civ. Prac. & Rem. Code § 38.001

Current through the 87th Legislature (2021) Third Special Session
Section 38.001 - Recovery Of Attorney's Fees
(a) In this section, "organization" has the meaning assigned by Section 1.002, Business Organizations Code.
(b) A person may recover reasonable attorney's fees from an individual or organization other than a quasi-governmental entity authorized to perform a function by state law, a religious organization, a charitable organization, or a charitable trust , in addition to the amount of a valid claim and costs, if the claim is for:
(1) rendered services;
(2) performed labor;
(3) furnished material;
(4) freight or express overcharges;
(5) lost or damaged freight or express;
(6) killed or injured stock;
(7) a sworn account; or
(8) an oral or written contract.

Tex. Civ. Prac. and Rem. Code § 38.001

Amended by Acts 2021, Texas Acts of the 87th Leg. - Regular Session, ch. TBD,Sec. 1, eff. 9/1/2021, op. applies only to an award of attorney's fees in an action commenced on or after the effective date of this Act.
Acts 1985, 69th Leg., ch. 959, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1985.