§ 116.001 Definition
§ 116.002 Certain Settlement Terms Prohibited
§ 116.003 Effect of Chapter

Terms Used In Texas Civil Practice and Remedies Code Chapter 116 - Settlement of Claim or Action Against Governmental Unit

  • Allegation: something that someone says happened.
  • Chambers: A judge's office.
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • Settlement: Parties to a lawsuit resolve their difference without having a trial. Settlements often involve the payment of compensation by one party in satisfaction of the other party's claims.