Rules 500 to 510 of the Texas Rules of Civil Procedure were adopted in the 83rd session of the Texas Legislature, and as of August 31, 2013, govern the Justice of the Peace Courts in the State of Texas.
These Rules can be found at the Supreme Court website. There is also a copy held in the office for your use. Copies of these rules will be made at the office.
Forms & Instructions
The forms and instruction provided can be printed from this website for your use or can be acquired at the office.
All cases filed in the Justice Court are now filed as Civil cases. Civil is divided into four categories: Small Claims, Debt Claims, Eviction and Repair and Remedy. The Plaintiff must file with the Petition a Case Information Sheet, which is found below. Using this form, the Plaintiff must also file an Affidavit of Military Status of Defendant(s), which has also been provided. In addition to the form, the Plaintiff must provide proof of their claims regarding this form.