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Texas law on parking offenses is Ch. 682 of the Transportation code. After you work through the sections on creating ordinances and having a hearing, we get to enforcement in §682.010 – you have been ordered, at the hearing, to pay a fine. Enforcement can be by (1) impounding the vehicle if the offender has committed three or more vehicle parking or ...


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Traffic offenses, which are generally class C misdemeanors in Texas, and more generally, pretty much any offense for which you are required to appear in person at the court in Texas (which can result in issuance of a warrant for your arrest if you fail to appear) will generally be subject to the right to trial by jury in Texas. Note that this is not a U.S. ...


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No. The law prohibits a court from awarding damages against a person who has already paid the full amount of damages for the conduct at issue in the lawsuit.


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The potential liability is not limited to $10,000 plus costs as the law is written. Sec. 171.208(c) provides that: a court may not award relief under this section in response to a violation of Subsection (a)(1) or (2) if the defendant demonstrates that the defendant previously paid the full amount of statutory damages under Subsection (b)(2) in a previous ...


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It’s a Texas state law; none of the 20 persons could sue Jane in any state other than in Texas, and generally only in the state courts of Texas, and not in federal court. So, for these reasons only, the amount in controversy could not exceed $300,000, as Jane could only be ordered to pay $10,000 for each violation (see, e.g., Does double jeopardy apply to ...


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