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    General Appeal Information

    Appeal means to call upon a higher court to review a lower court’s decision.

    Justice Court Rules

    Texas Rules of Civil Procedure

    Appeal Fees:

    Make Payable to Justice Court One

    Justice Court appeal fee: $64.00

    • Cash (exact change), Cashier’s check, Money order, Business check
    • Statement of Inability to Afford Payment of Court Costs

    Additional Fees to be Paid to County Court At Law Directly

    • Filing Fee: $350.00  

    Rent payment: (for nonpayment of rent appeal) refer to the copy of your judgment for the exact amount of one month's rent due or call 817-884-1395

    • Cash (exact change) , Cashier’s check, Money Order

    Bond fee: set by court –refer to the copy of your judgment for exact bond amount due or call 817-884-1395

    • Cash (exact change), Cashier’s check, Money Order
    • Surety –at least two sureties
    • Statement of Inability to Afford Payment of Court Costs

    Accessibility Notice: Due to the complexity of the preceding documents, these documents are scanned images. If you require assistance in accessing the information, you may contact the Justice Court at 817-884-1395.

    This page was last modified on December 30, 2021


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