What is a Rule 11 agreement?

Rule 11 of the Texas Rules of Civil Procedure allows parties and their attorneys to enter agreements regarding a case. For example, a Rule 11 agreement allows parties to agree how bills will be paid; who will have possession of the kids for a period of time; or that

In 2017, the Dallas Court of Appeals quietly and with zero fanfare released the In re Sting Soccer opinion. It is an unpublished memorandum opinion, but it chocks a huge, unexpected punch to discovery-as-we-knew-it. Basically, it makes a lot of our standard objections illegal, with the effect of broadening the scope of discovery immeasurably. Note

With the start of the new year comes new discovery rules from the Supreme Court of Texas. The significant changes to the Texas Rules of Civil Procedure apply to cases filed after January 1, 2021.

If a new client’s case is filed after January 1, 2021, there are certain documents and information that you are

(This post has been updated to reflect the current and final information about the new 2021 discovery rules.)

The Texas Supreme Court has released new discovery rules that will be effective January 1, 2021. While these rules are still under review and subject to change, they are so significant that they warrant review now even