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HB 625, 45th Regular Session
Relating to providing that when any abstract of judgment has been recorded it shall, from the date of such record and index, whether it be the first or a subsequent abstract of said judgment, operate as a lien upon all of the real estate of the defendant situated in the county where such record and index are made and upon all real estate which defendant may thereafter acquire, situated in said county, said lien to continue for ten (10) years from the date of such record and index, except that if during said ten-year period the judgment becomes dormant said lien shall thereupon cease to exist, and so as to provide that the lien of any judgment so recorded and indexed prior to the effective date of this Act, if then valid, shall continue for ten (10) years from the effective date of this Act, except that if during said ten (10) years the judgment becomes dormant said lien shall thereupon cease to exist.
Session Law Chapter:
Acts 1937, 45th R.S.,ch. 273, General and Special Laws of Texas
Property Interests--Mortgages & Liens
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