Texas Civil Practice and Remedies Code
Sec. § 12.006
Plaintiff’s Costs


The court shall award the plaintiff the costs of bringing the action if:


the plaintiff prevails; and


the court finds that the defendant, at the time the defendant caused the recorded document to be recorded or filed, knew or should have known that the recorded document is fraudulent, as described by Section 51.901 (Fraudulent Document or Instrument)(c), Government Code.


For purposes of this section, the costs of bringing the action include all court costs, attorney’s fees, and related expenses of bringing the action, including investigative expenses.
Added by Acts 1997, 75th Leg., ch. 189, Sec. 16, eff. May 21, 1997. Renumbered from Civil Practice & Remedies Code Sec. 11.006 by Acts 1999, 76th Leg., ch. 62, Sec. 19.01(3), eff. Sept. 1, 1999.
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