Tex. Civ. Prac. & Rem. Code § 171.097

Current with legislation from the 2023 Regular and Special Sessions signed by the Governor as of November 21, 2023.
Section 171.097 - Transfer
(a) On application of a party adverse to the party who filed the initial application, a court that has jurisdiction but that is located in a county other than as described by Section 171.096 shall transfer the application to a court of a county described by that section.
(b) The court shall transfer the application by an order comparable to an order sustaining a plea of privilege to be sued in a civil action in a district court of a county other than the county in which an action is filed.
(c) The party must file the application under this section:
(1) not later than the 20th day after the date of service of process on the adverse party; and
(2) before any other appearance in the court by that adverse party, other than an appearance to challenge the jurisdiction of the court.

Tex. Civ. Prac. and Rem. Code § 171.097

Added by Acts 1997, 75th Leg., ch. 165, Sec. 5.01, eff. 9/1/1997.