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General Questions and Information

There are four types of civil suits filed in Justice Court: Debt Claims, Evictions, Repair & Remedy, and Small Claims. Contact our office for help with calculating your filing fees, and for information regarding payment methods.

The Rules of Practice in Justice Court

The Texas Supreme Court promulgated Rules of Civil Procedure which must be used by all participants in civil cases.  The new rules are effective on August 31, 2013.

Pre-Trial Discovery in Justice Court Civil Actions; Texas Rules of Civil Procedure 500.9

Texas Rules and Standards

The information contained in this section is NOT purported to be all inclusive. Neither is it intended to serve as legal advice. You are strongly encouraged to consult the actual law, or consult with an attorney for answers to your questions. The County Law Library, on the 3rd floor of the Fort Bend Justice Center located at 1422 Eugene Heimann Circle, Richmond, TX 77469, has law books that cover the topics discussed in this section.