2009 Texas Code
PROPERTY CODE
TITLE 4. ACTIONS AND REMEDIES
CHAPTER 25. TRIAL OF RIGHT OF PROPERTY  

PROPERTY CODE

TITLE 4. ACTIONS AND REMEDIES

CHAPTER 25. TRIAL OF RIGHT OF PROPERTY

Sec. 25.001. JURISDICTION. A trial of the right of property is

an action that applies only to personal property. A trial of the

right of property must be tried in a court with jurisdiction of

the amount in controversy.

Acts 1983, 68th Leg., p. 3516, ch. 576, Sec. 1, eff. Jan. 1,

1984.

Sec. 25.002. DAMAGES. If a claimant in a trial of the right of

property does not establish a right to the property, the court

shall adjudge damages against the obligors in the claimant's bond

equal to 10 percent of the lesser of:

(1) the property's value; or

(2) the amount claimed under the writ levied against the

property.

Acts 1983, 68th Leg., p. 3517, ch. 576, Sec. 1, eff. Jan. 1,

1984.

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