Amended Texas Rule Allows Lawyers to Serve Court Documents by Email

January 27, 2014 / in Blog, Registered Email™ / by Zafar Khan, RPost CEO

Lawyers who practice in Texas stand to save a lot of time and money starting this year. As of January 1, 2014, amendments to Texas rules TRCP 21a(a)(2) and TRAP 9.5(b) now permit service of court documents by email. The amended rules allow certain court documents, traditionally served by courier or certified first class postal mail, to be served by email. Examples of documents that can now be served electronically include discovery notices, dispute notices associated with disco [...]