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Legal Statutes: Texas

UPDATED July 20, 2016

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Subchapter D. Enforcement

back to top152.312. Costs, Fees, and Expenses

(a) The court shall award the prevailing party, including a state, necessary and reasonable expenses incurred by or on behalf of the party, including costs, communication expenses, attorney's fees, investigative fees, expenses for witnesses, travel expenses, and child care during the course of the proceedings, unless the party from whom fees or expenses are sought establishes that the award would be clearly inappropriate.

(b) The court may not assess fees, costs, or expenses against a state unless authorized by law other than this chapter.

Added by Acts 1999, 76th Leg., ch. 34, § 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1999.