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The lowest courts in the Texas state court system are the Texas Municipal Courts Justice Courts. Texas's County Courts include Constitutional County Courts, Probate Court, and County Court at Law. The next level of the Texas court system includes District Courts, which hear a wide variety of civil cases, and domestic relations and juvenile cases. There is also a separate Criminal District Court in Texas. The Texas Court of Appeals hears appeals filed following Constitutional County Court, and District Court decisions. The Texas Supreme Court is the highest civil court in Texas, and the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals is the highest level of criminal appellate court. The Texas Courts Online (TCO) website ( provides much information about Texas Courts. If you're trying to find Texas court records, you can find Appeals Court information by county on this website. You can also find Texas Supreme Court opinions and court calendars. To find copies of Texas court documents, you'll need to contact the court where the case was heard. Most Texas court records are available to the public, but the courts have various policies regarding how to obtain these public records. You can search for a Texas court using the database at
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24, Nov 2014 - Strong and Texas players could testify in dispute
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - An attorney for Oklahoma State said Wednesday the school could seek sworn testimony from Texas football coach Charlie Strong, Longhorns players and school administrators in its fight to recover nearly $600,000 from former Cowboys assistant Joe Wickline, who is now at Texas. Oklahoma State ...
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24, Nov 2014 - Lubbock, TX Jury deliberations begin in Texas hit-man trial
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — A jury has begun deliberating in the trial of an Amarillo plastic surgeon accused in a murder-for-hire plot to kill a Lubbock pathologist who was dating his former girlfriend. The deliberations by Lubbock County jurors began Tuesday following closing arguments in the capital murder trial of Dr. Thomas Dixon.
24, Nov 2014 - E. Texas woman sentenced to life for killing husband
A Cherokee County woman has been sentenced to life in prison on Friday after waiving her right to a jury trial in October.
24, Nov 2014 - Dayton, TX Peterson Suspended Without Pay for Rest of Season by NFL
Defense attorney Rusty Hardin, left, and NFL running back Adrian Peterson of the Minnesota Vikings, address the media after Peterson pleaded "no contest" to a lesser misdemeanor charge of reckless assault in Conroe, Texas, on Nov. 4, 2014.
24, Nov 2014 - Houston, TX Texas to allow inmate weddings in prison
HOUSTON (AP) — Texas plans to allow marriage ceremonies inside prisons between an inmate and an intended spouse who isn't incarcerated, officials disclosed Tuesday.
24, Nov 2014 - Lubbock, TX Closing arguments begin in Texas hit-man trial
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Closing arguments have begun in the trial of an Amarillo plastic surgeon accused in a murder-for-hire plot to kill a Lubbock pathologist who was dating his former girlfriend.
24, Nov 2014 - Nueces, TX Texas Mother of 5 Waits Behind Bars After Conviction Is Overturned
Hannah Overton Was Sentenced to Life in 'Salt Poisoning' Death of Foster Son
24, Nov 2014 - Houston, TX Texas to allow for inmate weddings in prison; prisoners had been allowed to marry by proxy
HOUSTON — Texas plans to allow marriage ceremonies inside prisons between an inmate and an intended spouse who isn't incarcerated, officials disclosed Tuesday.
24, Nov 2014 - Tyler, TX E. Texas woman must repay $564K in fraudulent student loans
The woman pleaded guilty on May 5, 2014, to student financial aid fraud and was sentenced to 54 months in federal prison today by U.S. District Judge Michael H. Schneider.
24, Nov 2014 - Cameron, TX Former Shelby Co. hospital CFO pleads guilty to federal fraud charge
The former Chief Financial Officer of Shelby Regional Medical Center has pleaded guilty to federal violations in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales today.
24, Nov 2014 - Young, TX Texas prepares to execute schizophrenic inmate despite call for clemency
As Texas prepares to execute its 11th inmate in a year with the fewest executions in nearly two decades, legal and mental health groups across the state and the nation… Click to Continue »
24, Nov 2014 - Lamar, TX Vikings' Peterson avoids jail in plea agreement
CONROE, Texas — Minnesota Vikings star Adrian Peterson avoided jail time on Tuesday in a plea agreement reached with prosecutors to resolve his child abuse case.
24, Nov 2014 - Ward, TX 2014 AAAS Scientific Freedom and Responsibility Award goes to Omid Kokabee
( American Association for the Advancement of Science ) Omid Kokabee, an Iranian graduate student in physics at the University of Texas at Austin who was imprisoned for refusing to contribute to weapons research in his home country, has been awarded the 2014 Scientific Freedom and Responsibility Award from the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).
24, Nov 2014 - Panola, TX Nugent's family angry Bernie Tiede is out of jail
Do you remember the movie "Bernie" staring Jack Black? That was based on a true story out of east Texas.
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