(a) The supreme court shall, as the court finds appropriate, promulgate forms for use as an application for initial injunctive relief by individuals representing themselves in suits involving cyberbullying and instructions for the proper use of each form or set of forms.
(b) The forms and instructions:
(1) must be written in language that is easily understood by the general public;
(2) shall be made readily available to the general public in the manner prescribed by the supreme court; and
(3) must be translated into the Spanish language.
Terms Used In Texas Civil Practice and Remedies Code 129A.003
- Written: includes any representation of words, letters, symbols, or figures. See Texas Government Code 311.005
(c) The Spanish language translation of a form must:
(A) that the Spanish language translated form is to be used solely for the purpose of assisting in understanding the form and may not be submitted to the court; and
(B) that the English language version of the form must be submitted to the court; or
(2) be incorporated into the English language version of the form in a manner that is understandable to both the court and members of the general public.
(d) Each form and its instructions must clearly and conspicuously state that the form is not a substitute for the advice of an attorney.
(e) The attorney general and the clerk of a court shall inform members of the general public of the availability of a form promulgated by the supreme court under this section as appropriate and make the form available free of charge.
(f) A court shall accept a form promulgated by the supreme court under this section unless the form has been completed in a manner that causes a substantive defect that cannot be cured.