Rules for the courts of Texas: adopted by order of the Supreme Court at Tyler on the first day of December, A.D. 1877: together with amendments thereto at various times up to the close of the Austin term, A.D. 1890 Page: 33 of 64
The following text was automatically extracted from the image on this page using optical character recognition software:
OF THE STATE OF TEXAS.
tion. But the court shall protect counsel from any unnecessary
interuption made on frivolous and unimportant grounds.
42. It shall be the duty of every counsel to address the court
from his place at the bar, and in addressing the court to rise to
his feet, unless already standing; and while engaged in the trial
of a case, he shall remain at his place in the bar.
43. But one counsel on each side shall examine and crossexamine
the same witness, except on leave granted.
44. No more than two counsel on each side shall be heard on
any question or on the trial, except in important cases, and upon
special leave of the court.
45. The attorney first employed shall be considered the leading
counsel in the case, and, if present, shall have control in the
management of the cause, unless a change is made by the party
himself, to be entered of record.
46. An attorney of record is one who has appeared in the
case, as evidenced by his name subscribed to the pleadings or to
some agreement of the parties filed in the case: and he shall be
considered to have continued as such attorney to the end of the
suit in the District Court, unless there is something appearing to
the contrary in the record.
47. No agreement between attorneys or parties touching any
suit pending will be enforced, unless it be in writing, signed and
filed with the papers as part of the record.
48. Counsel of the party for whom a judgment is to be rendered,
shall prepare the form of the judgment to be entered, and
submit it to the court.
49. Absence of counsel will be no good cause for continuance
or postponement of the cause when called for trial, except to be
allowed in the discretion of the court, upon cause shown or upon
matters within the knowledge of information of the judge, to be
stated on the record.
50. No attorney or other officer of the court shall be surety
in any cause pending in the court, except under special leave of
51. Any attorney who shall bring a fictitious suit as an experiment
to get an opinionl of the court, or who shall file any
fictitious pleading in a cause for such a purpose, or shall make
Here’s what’s next.
This book can be searched. Note: Results may vary based on the legibility of text within the document.
Tools / Downloads
Get a copy of this page or view the extracted text.
Citing and Sharing
Basic information for referencing this web page. We also provide extended guidance on usage rights, references, copying or embedding.
Reference the current page of this Book.
Morse, Charles S. Rules for the courts of Texas: adopted by order of the Supreme Court at Tyler on the first day of December, A.D. 1877: together with amendments thereto at various times up to the close of the Austin term, A.D. 1890, book, 1890; Austin, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth5830/m1/33/: accessed September 20, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; .