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4 Things Companies Must Know About the New Business Courts in Texas

Published in Law360

July 24, 2023


H.B. 19, which Texas Gov. Greg Abbott signed on June 9, is poised to create a statewide business court system — specialty trial courts created to handle Texas’ increasingly large business dispute docket.

These business courts will not completely displace our current district court system. Instead, the two will have concurrent jurisdiction — meaning that a case could be tried in either one, subject to certain requirements.

These new courts will present a new set of challenges and nuances, so it is important that companies and their legal teams understand those complexities before their cases are filed.

And while much about exactly how these courts will operate is still unknown, we have identified four things companies must know about the upcoming changes.

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