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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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23, Feb 2015 - U.S. Asks Texas Judge to Put Immigration Ruling on Hold
(Bloomberg) -- The Obama administration asked a Texas judge to suspend an order that blocked a plan to let as many as 5 million undocumented immigrants stay in the country, warning it’ll go over his head ...
20, Feb 2015 - News guide: Gay couple marries in Texas in defiance of ban
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A lesbian couple received a marriage license in Texas despite a statewide ban on gay marriage, setting off swift appeals from the state's Republican attorney general and fast action by the Texas Supreme Court.
14, Jan 2015 - Parker, TX At least 10 killed when prison bus skids off Texas highway, hits train
The overpass on Interstate 20 was slick with ice Wednesday morning when a prison bus skidded off the West Texas highway, according to Ector County Sheriff Mark Donaldson.
08, Dec 2014 - Appeals court halts Texas execution - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News, Sports
HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) - A federal appeals court halted the execution scheduled Wednesday of a Texas prisoner whose attorneys say is too delusional to be put to death.
12, Oct 2014 - Hall, TX Dennis: Mulawan's plight
JUST recently a man wrongly imprisoned for rape got a statue in Texas. The 13-foot high bronze statue peering across 19th street toward Texas Tech University campus is for Tim Cole, a Texas Tech student wrongly accused of raping a student in 1985 and sentenced to 25 years in prison where he later died.
12, Oct 2014 - Hall, TX A primer on Adrian Peterson's court hearing Wednesday
Benched Minnesota Vikings star Adrian Peterson will plead not guilty in a Texas courtroom Wednesday to the felony child abuse charge that sent his Hall of Fame career and good-guy reputation skidding.
12, Oct 2014 - Deer Park, TX Texas law against improper photography ruled unconstitutional
The Harris County District Attorney's office says about 15 of its cases could be affected by a ruling on the state's law against improper photography
12, Oct 2014 - Texas executes woman for starvation of boy, 9
A Texas woman convicted of the starvation and torture death of her girlfriend's 9-year-old son a decade ago was executed Wednesday evening.Lisa Coleman, 38, received a lethal injection after the U.S. Supreme Court rejected a last-day appeal to spare her.She was pronounced dead at 6:24 p.m. CDT, 12 minutes after Texas Department of Criminal officials began administering a lethal dose of ...
12, Oct 2014 - Karnes, TX Texas guards sexually abuse immigrants
Female detainees with children at a family immigration prison in the US state of Texas are being harassed and sexually assaulted by jail guards, civil rights attorneys said Thursday.
12, Oct 2014 - Mission, TX San Antonio Truck Accident Lawyer Jorge Herrera of The Herrera Law Firm Comments On Series of News
Attorney Jorge Herrera discusses his firm’s involvement in a truck accident case highlighted in news articles about a recent rise in commercial truck accidents in Texas. (PRWeb October 11, 2014) Read the full story at
12, Oct 2014 - Melissa, TX Trial begins for alleged drug cartel bodyguard
By: Melissa GundersenEL PASO, Texas -- A special agent with the Drug Enforcement Administration took the stand Wednesday afternoon in the trial for a man accused of being a bodyguard in the Sinaloa drug cartel, where he told jurors about an in-depth inter
12, Oct 2014 - Hall, TX Calling for voter fraud investigation is a rare move for Brazos County
The Bryan City Council took an uncommon step this week when it voted to ask the Texas Attorney General's office to investigate Karen Hall, who helped secure voter signatures to place an ethics-related
12, Oct 2014 - Anderson, TX Texas Doctor Sentenced to 10 years for Poisoning Lover
Dr. Ana Gonzalez-Angulo was found guilty of aggravated assault last week.
12, Oct 2014 - Edinburg, TX South Texas man gets 18 years for killing cyclist
EDINBURG, Texas (AP) — A South Texas man has been sentenced to 18 years in prison after fatally hitting a bicyclist while drunk and driving off with the body in the bed of his truck. Police say Gomez later tried to dispose of it in a drainage ditch.
12, Oct 2014 - Karnes, TX Back to school in Texas immigration prison
KARNES CITY, Texas (AP) - In one classroom monitored by security cameras, third- and fourth-graders read in Spanish from a short story about mice.
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