Jacksonville, FL asked in Civil Litigation for Texas

Q: Does the below section mean the Defendants county or the plaintiff's county?

Sec. 15.094. CORPORATION; ASSOCIATION; JOINT-STOCK COMPANY. A suit against a private corporation, association, or joint-stock company may be brought in the county and precinct in which:

(1) all or part of the cause of action arose;

(2) the corporation, association, or company has an agency or representative; or

(3) the principal office of the corporation, association, or company is located.

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1 Lawyer Answer
Teri A. Walter
Teri A. Walter
  • Houston, TX
  • Licensed in Texas

A: Unless there is a contractual provision otherwise, you need to sue the Defendant where they are, or where all or part of the cause of action arose.

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