Texas Property Code - PROP § 53.082. Time for Which Funds are Withheld




Unless payment is made under Section 53.083 or the claim is otherwise settled, discharged, indemnified against under Subchapter H or I, [FN1] or determined to be invalid by a final judgment of a court, the owner shall retain the funds withheld until:

(1) the time for filing the affidavit of mechanic's lien has passed;  or

(2) if a lien affidavit has been filed, until the lien claim has been satisfied or released.

[FN1]

 V.T.C.A., Property Code § 53.171 et seq. or V.T.C.A., Property Code § 53.201 et seq.





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