Texas 2020 Answer Date Calculator

This Answer Date Calculator is applicable to lawsuits filed in district or county courts in the State of Texas only.

Texas Rule of Civil Procedure 99(b) instructs, “The citation shall direct the defendant to file a written answer to the plaintiff’s petition on or before 10:00 a.m. on the Monday next after the expiration of twenty days after the date of service thereof.”

Date of ServiceAnswer is Due Monday 10:00 A.M.
December 30 - January 6January 27, 2020
January 1 - January 6January 27, 2020
January 7 - January 13February 3, 2020
January 14 - January 20February 10, 2020
January 21 - January 27February 17, 2020
January 28 - February 3February 24, 2020
February 4 - February 10March 2, 2020
February 11 - February 17March 9, 2020
February 18 - February 24March 16, 2020
February 25 - March 2March 23, 2020
March 3 - March 9March 30, 2020
March 10 - March 16April 6, 2020
March 17 - March 23April 13, 2020
March 24 - March 30April 20, 2020
March 31 - April 6April 27, 2020
April 7 - April 13May 4, 2020
April 14 - April 20May 11, 2020
April 21 - April 27May 18, 2020
April 28 - May 4May 25, 2020
May 5 - May 11June 1, 2020
May 12 - May 18June 8, 2020
May 19 - May 25June 15, 2020
May 26 - June 1June 22, 2020
June 2 - June 8June 29, 2020
June 9 - June 15July 6, 2020
June 16 - June 22July 13, 2020
June 23 - June 29July 20, 2020
June 30 - July 6July 27, 2020
July 7 - July 13Aug 3, 2020
July 14 - July 20Aug 10, 2020
July 21 - July 27August 17, 2020
July 28 - August 3August 24, 2020
August 4 - August 10August 31, 2020
August 11 - August 17September 7, 2020
August 18 - August 24September 14, 2020
August 25 - August 31September 21, 2020
September 1 - September 7September 28, 2020
September 8 - September 14October 5, 2020
September 15 - September 21October 12, 2020
September 22 - September 28October 19, 2020
September 29 - October 5October 26, 2020
October 6 - October 12November 2, 2020
October 13 - October 19November 9, 2020
October 20 - October 26November 16, 2020
October 27 - November 2November 23, 2020
November 3 - November 9November 30, 2020
November 10 - November 16December 7, 2020
November 17 - November 23December 14, 2020
November 24 - November 30December 21, 2020
December 1 - December 7December 28, 2020
December 8 - December 14January 4, 2021
December 15 - December 21January 11, 2021
December 22 - December 28January 18, 2021
December 29 - January 4January 25, 2021

Note: This chart is for informative purposes only. It is not meant to provide legal advice or guidance.

Got a question or matter to discuss?

Menu