Our Civil Courts Department is committed to the protection and conservation of civil records. The department processes legal paperwork and enters data for civil cases filed in our office. Civil cases to do not deal with criminal actions, but rather with disputes between private parties. A civil case can be defined as a personal action instituted to compel payment or the performance of some other act. The end purpose of most civil cases is to obtain a judgment for money, but judgment is sometimes sought to either compel or enjoin some action.
The Civil Courts Department files and maintains Civil Cases, Occupational Licenses, Condemnations, Bonds, Deputations and Public Entity Budgets.
Various courts in Texas have overlapping jurisdiction in civil cases. Our Civil Department handles lawsuits within the Jurisdiction Limits of $5,000 - $750,000 and handles the following lawsuits: