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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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30, Mar 2015 - Supreme Court to review ex-state trooper case
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton’s office has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to review the case of an ex-state trooper who was sued in the 2010 fatal shooting of a speeding fugitive on Interstate 27. In September, the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals denied former Texas Department of Public Safety Trooper Chad Mullenix’s claims of qualified immunity from a civil lawsuit in the fatal 2010 ...
30, Mar 2015 - Woman slain by Minnesota trooper in 1980 finally identified
The body of 18-year-old Michelle Yvette Busha was identified thanks to DNA testing. Her killer is serving a life sentence in a Texas prison.
30, Mar 2015 - Burdette & Rice Announces Important Texas Will Contest Case Victory
The firm recently won an important victory at the Fort Worth Court of Appeals concerning will contests under Texas law. Given the time it takes for the Courts to publish their decisions, this information has just become available to the public in the last thirty days. (PRWeb March 29, 2015) Read the full story at
30, Mar 2015 - 23 people face charges in prescription drug distribution conspiracy
An indictment returned by a federal grand jury in Dallas last month, and unsealed late Tuesday, charges 23 individuals with offenses related to their participation in a prescription drug distribution conspiracy, announced John Parker, Acting U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Texas.
30, Mar 2015 - Gregg, TX Longview man to spend time behind bars for sawed-off shotgun
A 39-year-old Longview, Texas man has been sentenced to federal prison for being a felon in possession of a firearm in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales today. Promote to Mobile 0 read more
30, Mar 2015 - Maple, TX Dallas jury rules NFL breached 2011 Super Bowl tickets contract, but no fraud against fans
DALLAS - A federal jury on Thursday ordered the NFL to pay nearly $76,000 to fans affected by the 2011 Super Bowl seating mess in Texas, wrapping up a trial that included testimony from Commissioner Roger Goodell and Cowboys owner Jerry Jones. The eight-member jury in Dallas concluded that the ...
30, Mar 2015 - El Paso, TX Former VA union president accused of stealing $60k from members
EL PASO, Texas – The former president of the union representing local Veteran Affairs workers faces accusations that he stole nearly $60,000 from the organization. Paul Florez was indicted in federal court and he insists he is not guilty. The gran
30, Mar 2015 - Young, TX Death of Dallas woman, others nationally point to dangers of illegal cosmetic injections
FILE - In this Nov. 26, 2013, file photo, Elva Navarro faces a justice of the peace at the Hidalgo County Jail in Edinburg, Texas. The South Texas woman was sentenced in December 2014 to three years in prison for the death of a customer injected with liquid silicone at the woman’s spa.
30, Mar 2015 - Hutchinson, TX Court hearing set in crash that killed Savannah jazz bassist
SAVANNAH, Ga. (WJCL) — A Texas man that was charged in a car crash that killed Savannah jazz musician Ben Tucker nearly two years ago is sc…
30, Mar 2015 - Abolish the death penalty!: Here are 8 good reasons why
In Texas--of course--a man faces execution for a crime he probably didn't commit. We can do better, America
30, Mar 2015 - Newton, TX East Texas man sentenced to 15 years prison time for child porn
A 61-year-old Newton, Texas man has been sentenced to federal prison for child pornography violations in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales today. Promote to Mobile 0 read more
30, Mar 2015 - Man convicted in deaths of 'American Sniper' author, friend
STEPHENVILLE, Texas (AP) — A former Marine was convicted Tuesday in the deaths of the "American Sniper" author and another man at a shooting range two years ago, as jurors rejected defense arguments that he was insane and suffered from psychosis. The trial of Eddie Ray Routh has drawn intense interest, in part because of the blockbuster film based on former Navy SEAL Chris Kyle's memoir about ...
30, Mar 2015 - Gregg, TX Documents reveal Ramadan requests by East Texas inmate repeatedly denied
Documents released by the Gregg County Sheriff's Office show an inmate's request to have modified meal times due to his observance of Ramadan were repeatedly denied.Mohammad Moosa Yahya, an East Texas man sentenced on wire fraud charges, has been in U.S. Marshals custody at the Gregg County Jail since his arrest in 2014. During the month of Ramadan, where Muslims fast between sunrise and sunset ...
30, Mar 2015 - Austin, TX Texas AG: 'Legal chaos' if same-sex marriage not deemed void
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Republican Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton said Friday the state's gay marriage ban has been "needlessly cast in doubt" after a judge gave a lesbian Austin couple permission to tie the knot.
30, Mar 2015 - Death Watch: No Recourse for Mental Illness
Texas about to execute another insane inmate
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