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RULE §21.37 Examination and Correction of Pleadings and Documents

Published: 2015

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(a) Construction of pleadings and documents. All documents shall be construed so as to do substantial justice. (b) Procedural sufficiency of pleadings and documents. All pleadings and documents that do not comply in all material respects with other sections of this chapter shall be conditionally accepted for filing. Upon notification by the presiding officer of a deficiency in a pleading or document, the responsible party shall correct or complete the pleading or document in accordance with the notification. If the responsible party fails to correct the deficiency, the pleading or document may be stricken from the record and the proceeding may be subject to dismissal under §21.67 of this title (relating to Dismissal of a Proceeding). (c) Additional requirements. Additional requirements as set forth in §21.39 of this title (relating to Amended Pleadings) apply.

Source Note: The provisions of this §21.37 adopted to be effective March 1, 2004, 29 TexReg 1868