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Statutory Probate Courts

The Texas Constitution grants jurisdiction over probate matters to either the constitutional county court or to the district court. Probate matters include the administration of estates of deceased persons, will contests, the […]

District Court

The district courts are the trial courts of general jurisdiction of Texas. The geographical area served by each court is established by the Legislature, but each county must be served by at […]

The Justice Courts

The Texas Constitution requires that each county in the State establish between one and eight justice of the peace precincts, depending upon the population of the county. At least one justice court […]

Municipal Courts

Municipal Courts are local trial courts with limited jurisdiction over violations of city ordinances and very minor criminal misdemeanors. They are located within Texas incorporated cities and towns. Municipal Courts Under its […]

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