Texas Civil Practice and Remedies Code § 11.052. Stay of Proceedings on Filing of Motion

(a) On the filing of a motion under Section 11.051 , the litigation is stayed and the moving defendant is not required to plead:

(1) if the motion is denied, before the 10th day after the date it is denied;  or

(2) if the motion is granted, before the 10th day after the date the moving defendant receives written notice that the plaintiff has furnished the required security.

(b) On the filing of a motion under Section 11.051 on or after the date the trial starts, the litigation is stayed for a period the court determines.


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