A small claims case is a lawsuit brought for the recovery of money damages, civil penalties, personal property, or other relief allowed by law. The claim can be for no more than $20,000, excluding statutory interest and court costs but including attorney fees, if any. Small claims cases are governed by Rules 500-507 of Part V of the Rules of Civil Procedure.
To search the Justice Court Precinct for your case, please visit Tarrant County Comprehensive Address Information Directory.
For information on Justice Court Rules, please visit Texas Judicial Branch Rules and Forms website.
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3. Military Affidavit (if applicable)
1. File with Justice Court 5 and serve in Tarrant County
2. File with Justice Court 5 and serve outside Tarrant County
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