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					STATE OF TEXAS                §
                              §       FAX FILING SUBSCRIPTION AGREEMENT
COUNTY OF TARRANT             §


        This agreement is by and between THOMAS A. WILDER, DISTRICT
CLERK OF TARRANT COUNTY, TEXAS (hereinafter “DISTRICT CLERK”),
having administrative offices located at 401 W. Belknap, Fort
Worth,     Texas,     and    __________________________________(hereinafter
“SUBSCRIBER”),          having       its     principal     place    of     business    at
_______________________________________________________________.
                                           WITNESSETH:
        WHEREAS, the Supreme Court of Texas signed the “Adoption of
Rules for Tarrant County for Receiving and Filing Electronically
Transmitted Court Documents” in Misc. Docket No. 9071 (a copy of
which     is    attached          hereto    as   Exhibit   A),     which    allows    the
DISTRICT CLERK to receive and file court documents transmitted
by fax; and,
        WHEREAS, SUBSCRIBER desires to file court documents by fax
transmission,
        NOW THEREFORE, the parties hereto agree:
                             I.            GENERAL PROVISIONS
1.01 Entire Agreement
        This    agreement         constitutes     the    entire    agreement    between
DISTRICT CLERK and SUBSCRIBER and supersedes all proposals, oral
and written, and all other communications between the parties in
relation to the subject matter of this agreement.
1.02 Effective Date
        This agreement is effective as of the last date indicated
below the signatures of the parties hereto.
1.03 Termination Date
        This agreement is effective until terminated as set forth
in 1.04 or 1.05 below.


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1.04 Termination by Written Notice
        This     agreement         may         be     terminated       by    either        party   upon
written notice to the other party.
1.05 Automatic Termination
        This     agreement         may         be     terminated       automatically         (without
notice) if SUBSCRIBER fails a) to pay the subscription fee, or
b) to maintain sufficient funds in its account to pay all filing
fees,       or   c)    to    follow            the    procedure    for      the     fax     filing   of
documents as set forth in Exhibit A.
                           II.         COST, BILLING, AND PAYMENT
2.01 Subscription Fee
        SUBSCRIBER shall pay a sixty dollar ($60.00) nonrefundable
annual subscription fee prior to the initiation of service, to
be   reduced          by    five       dollars         ($5.00)     per      month     for    payments
covering         less       than       a       full     calendar       year.          In    addition,
SUBSCRIBER          shall        pay       a    sixty    dollar        ($60.00)       nonrefundable
annual subscription fee each year thereafter, with payment in
full due no later than January 1.
2.02 Additional Fees
        SUBSCRIBER shall pay the following additional fees at the
time documents are transmitted by fax:
        •   First page transmitted = $1.00
        •   Each additional page transmitted = $.50; and,
        •   Long distance call transmission = $1.00
In addition, SUBSCRIBER shall pay all other filing and service
fees as required by law at the time documents are transmitted by
fax.
2.03 Change in Fees
        DISTRICT CLERK reserves the right to change the fees set
out in 2.01 and 2.02 above.                           In the event of a change, DISTRICT
CLERK       shall     notify       SUBSCRIBER            prior    to     such     a   change.        If



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SUBSCRIBER does not want to pay the new fees, SUBSCRIBER’S sole
option is to terminate the agreement as set out in 1.04 above.
2.04 Payment of the Subscription Fee
        The    subscription          fee    will    be     deducted    from    SUBSCRIBER’S
account       upon      execution          of      the     “Fax    Filing      Subscription
Agreement”       and     the    completion         and     delivery    by   SUBSCRIBER    of
documents as required by the DISTRICT CLERK for electronic debit
of SUBSCRIBER.           Thereafter, the yearly subscription fee will be
deducted from the SUBSCRIBER’S account on January 5th of each
year.
2.05 Payment of Additional Fees
        All other fees, other than the subscription fee set out in
2.01 above, must be paid at the time of filing by electronic
transfer of funds from the account of SUBSCRIBER to the account
of DISTRICT CLERK, all as set forth in 3.03 below.
                     III.       RESPONSIBILITIES OF SUBSCRIBER
3.01 Laws
        SUBSCRIBER shall comply with the provisions of Exhibit A,
Subchapter I of Chapter 51 of the Government Code, Local Rules
of   District        Courts     in    Tarrant       County,       Texas   Rules   of   Civil
Procedure,        and    “Tarrant          County    District        Clerk’s    Fax    Filing
User’s Manual.”
3.02 Fax Telephone Number
        SUBSCRIBER shall provide DISTRICT CLERK, at the time of
filing of each document transmitted by fax, a fax telephone
number        from      which     documents          are     being     transmitted       from
SUBSCRIBER to DISTRICT CLERK.                      SUBSCRIBER agrees not to change
the fax telephone number without notifying DISTRICT CLERK in
writing of such a change.
3.03 Electronic Transfer of Funds
        SUBSCRIBER agrees that all fees set out in 2.02 above will
be paid to DISTRICT CLERK at the time of receipt by DISTRICT


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CLERK of document(s) transmitted by fax.                        SUBSCRIBER agrees that
all such fees will be paid by the electronic transfer of funds
from the account of SUBSCRIBER to the account of DISTRICT CLERK.
SUBSCRIBER agrees that such electronic transfer of funds will be
made from ______________________________________________________
(name of SUBSCRIBER’S bank or financial institution), which is
located at _____________________________
       _____________________. SUBSCRIBER’S account number at such
bank               or                 financial                 institution                 is
_______________________________________;                    the       bank    routing     code
is     ____________________________________________.                              SUBSCRIBER
agrees that DISTRICT CLERK can debit this account at the time of
the fax filing of documents for the fees set out in 2.02 above.
SUBSCRIBER agrees to provide any other information and to sign
any other document(s) that are required by either DISTRICT CLERK
or   the    bank     or    financial      institution       in    order      to   allow    the
electronic transfer of funds.
3.04 Release from Liability
       SUBSCRIBER agrees that DISTRICT CLERK shall not be liable
or   responsible          for    any    damage,     injury,      or     inconvenience       to
SUBSCRIBER or SUBSCRIBER’S clients, employees, or agents, as a
result of SUBSCRIBER’S filing of documents by fax transmission
and/or      by     DISTRICT          CLERK’S    electronic       transfer         of   funds.
SUBSCRIBER        agrees        to    indemnify    and     to    hold       the   County    of
Tarrant, Texas, as well as DISTRICT CLERK, harmless from and
assume all responsibility for damages occurring as a result of
the filing of documents by fax transmission and/or by DISTRICT
CLERK’S electronic transfer of funds.
                 IV.        RESPONSIBILITIES OF DISTRICT CLERK
4.01 Laws
       DISTRICT       CLERK      agrees    to     comply   with       the    provisions     of
Exhibit A, Subchapter I of Chapter 51 of the Government Code,


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Local Rules of District Courts in Tarrant County, Texas Rules of
Civil Procedure, and “Tarrant County District Clerk’s Fax Filing
User’s Manual.”
4.02 Fees
       DISTRICT CLERK agrees to debit the account of SUBSCRIBER
for fees as set forth in 3.03 above.
4.03 User’s Manual
       DISTRICT CLERK agrees to provide SUBSCRIBER one copy of the
“Tarrant County District Clerk’s Fax Filing User’s Manual.”
                         V.         MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS
5.01 Assignment
       Neither party shall assign or subcontract this agreement,
or any portions hereof, without the written consent of the other
party.
5.02 Applicable Law
This agreement shall be governed by the laws of the State of
Texas, and the parties agree that the place of performance of
all obligations of this agreement is Tarrant County, Texas.
5.03 Notices
Any notice and/or bills or invoice under this agreement shall be
in writing and sent to the address of the party as follows:
       DISTRICT CLERK:               THOMAS A. WILDER
                                     DISTRICT CLERK
                                     401 WEST BELKNAP
                                     FORT WORTH, TEXAS       76196
                                     ATTN:      FAX FILING
       SUBSCRIBER                    ___________________________________
                                     ___________________________________
                                     ___________________________________
                                     ___________________________________




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5.04 Severability
       The    invalidity        or      unenforceability         of    any    one    or     more
phrases, sentences, clauses, paragraphs, or sections contained
in     this         agreement      shall        not     affect        the     validity        or
enforceability of the remaining portions of this agreement.
5.05 Authority of Parties
       Both     DISTRICT        CLERK      and    SUBSCRIBER,          as     well    as     the
individuals          signing       on     their       behalf,         agree    that        those
individuals whose signatures appear below have full authority to
sign on behalf of and bind the DISTRICT CLERK and SUBSCRIBER to
all terms of this contract.




THOMAS A. WILDER                                      _____________________________
DISTRICT CLERK OF                                     SUBSCRIBER
TARRANT COUNTY, TEXAS


BY:__________________________                         BY:__________________________
TITLE:_______________________                         TITLE:_______________________
ADDRESS: 401 West Belknap                             ADDRESS:_____________________
Fort Worth, Texas           76196-0402                _____________________________
                                                      _____________________________
TELEPHONE:          (817) 884-1574                    TELEPHONE:___________________
                                                      FAX:_________________________


DATE:________________________                         DATE:________________________




Revised 05/07/200




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