TEXAS SUPREME COURT advisory
Contact: Osler McCarthy
512.463.1441 or email
AMENDED EMERGENCY ORDER: EVICTIONS SUBJECT TO CARES ACT PROVISIONS
In a 24th emergency order, the Supreme Court has extended to September 30 limitations on residential-eviction proceedings filed from March 27, 2020, through September 30. As in the earlier, 20th emergency order a sworn original, amended, or supplemental petition containing “a description of the facts and grounds for eviction” required by Texas Rule of Civil Procedure 510.3(a)(2) must state whether the premises is a “covered dwelling” subject to Section 4024 of the CARES Act; the plaintiff is a “multifamily borrower” under forbearance subject to Section 4023 of the CARES Act; and the plaintiff has provided the defendant with 30 days’ notice to vacate under Sections 4024(c) and 4023(e) of the CARES Act.
Questions about emergency orders should be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org.