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Collin County Case Records broken link ?
Search Collin County criminal, civil, family, probate, and Justice Court case records. District, County Court at Law, Probate and Justice Court records are available. Read instructions related to each search option.
Dockets, calendars, and other information about court cases
Collin County Justice of the Peace Court Schedule broken link ?
Search Collin County Justice of the Peace Court schedule by case type, week, court, judge, case number, or name.
Collin County Court Schedules broken link ?
Search court schedules for Collin County District, County, Probate, and Justice Courts. Search by case type, including Criminal, Civil & Family, Justice, or Probate. Read instructions for the chosen search type.
Published opinions and orders
Attorney General Opinions broken link ?
Search official opinions of the Texas Attorney General opinions by keyword, or view the full index of opinions, letter opinions and advisories, subject index, overruled/modified/affirmed/withdrawn opinions, requests for opinions, and pending requests. Search options are in the left column.
Self help, legal research, general information
Collin County Law Library broken link ?
View information regarding Collin County Law Library, which is open to the general public for legal research. Online resources include the option to search the library catalog online and other legal research links.
Collin County Courts Self-Representation Information broken link ?
View a guide to representing yourself without an attorney in civil cases in Collin County Courts.
Collin County Justice Court & Small Claims Information broken link ?
Information on filing cases in Justice Court and Small Claims Court in Collin County.
Collin County Justice of the Peace Court Juvenile and Minor Cases broken link ?
Information for juveniles and minors charged with alcohol and tobacco cases in Collin County Justice of the Peace Courts.
Collin County Justice of the Peace Court Evictions broken link ?
View information about evictions in Collin County Justice of the Peace Courts.
Collin County Justice of the Peace Court Traffic Tickets broken link ?
View general information about how to proceed in Collin County Justice of the Peace Court after receiving a traffic ticket, including information about the Defensive Driving Course and a link to the required request form.
Collin County Protective Orders and Peace Bonds broken link ?
View instructions for obtaining a Protective Order, Restraining Order, or Peace Bond in Collin County.
Collin County Justice of the Peace Local Rules broken link ?
View the local rules of procedure for Collin County Justice of the Peace Courts.
Collin County Justice of the Peace Court Hot Check Cases broken link ?
View information about hot check cases in Collin County Justice of the Peace Courts, with links to required affidavits.
Collin County Teen Court broken link ?
View information about Collin County Teen Court, an alternative court for young offenders.
Collin County Victim Help broken link ?
The Collin County District Attorney's Office offers information about services available to crime victims and witnesses. Check the left column for links to answers to frequently asked questions and to forms for Victim Impact Statements and Crime Victims' Compensation Application.
Online Legal Research Resources broken link ?
Including Texas laws, administrative code, and municipal codes.
Trial Court Jurisdiction by County broken link ?
A detailed description of case type jurisdiction for Texas trial courts, listed by county.
Trial Court Jurisdiction by Case Type broken link ?
A detailed description of trial court jurisdiction, listed by case type, subject matter and court type.
General Information about Trial Courts broken link ?
A summary explanation about the Texas court system and an overview about the types of cases that each court may exercise jurisdiction over.
Legal Information and Legal Resources broken link ?
Legal information and resources are organized by topic, including Civil Rights, Crime Victims, Disaster Relief, Employment, Health, Immigration, Benefits, Consumer, Disability, Elder Law, Family Law, Domestic Violence, Housing, Military and Veterans, and Wills & Estates.
Ask a Law Librarian broken link ?
The Texas State Law Library offers a free service to ask reference librarians questions about legal research by telephone or an online form. Or, search the Law Library catalog online.
Child Support Services broken link ?
The Attorney General of Texas offers an interactive website with child support information and services, including how to apply for services, help finding an absent parent, forms, and how to find case and payment information.
Foreclosure Prevention Resources broken link ?
View information on residential foreclosure prevention resources in Texas, including a directory of housing counseling agencies and a general guide to avoiding foreclosure.
Legal Guides and Brochures broken link ?
View guides and brochures from the Texas Bar Association on a variety of legal topics, including Dispute Resolution, Criminal Record Expunction, How to Sue in Small Claims Court and Name Changes.
Elder Law Information broken link ?
Guides and brochures on Elder Law Topics, including Dealing with Dementia, Do You Need a Will?, and a guide to Medicare and Medicaid, provided by the Texas State Bar Association.
Family Law Information broken link ?
Guides and brochures on Family Law topics, including Pro Se Divorce Handbook, Adoption Options, and Involuntary Commitment Procedures, provided by the Texas State Bar Association.
Tenants and Consumer Rights Information broken link ?
Guides and brochures on a variety of Tenant and Consumer Rights issues, including Tenants' Rights Handbook and Mold & You, provided by the Texas State Bar Association.
Landlord & Tenant Legal Information and Assistance broken link ?
Information on landlord-tenant issues in Texas and housing discrimination, including forms and form letters. The organization also provides housing counseling and legal counseling for Texas residents, with priority given to income-eligible Travis County residents.
Information on Expunction and Sealing of Texas Criminal Records broken link ?
View information on Texas sealing of juvenile records, expunctions, orders of nondisclosure and other related topics.
Court Rules broken link ?
View and download Texas Rules of Civil Procedure, Texas Rules of Evidence, Code of Judicial Conduct, Texas Rules of Judicial Administration, and rules governing attorneys including Disciplinary Rules of Professional Conduct.
Driving Safety Course Information broken link ?
View information about Driving Safety Courses, which can result in dismissal of traffic tickets for some offenses. Links to approved classroom, take-home, and online course providers are included.
Citation Lookup and Court Locator broken link ?
Search the Texas Highway Patrol citation database by driver's license or ID number, name, and date of birth to find out which court to contact about your citation.
Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault, and Stalking Help broken link ?
The Texas Advocacy Project provides information, legal hotlines, assistance with obtaining protective orders, and other legal services for victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking. Links to additional online resources are included.
Defending Yourself in Criminal Cases broken link ?
The Texas State Bar offers information for parties considering defending themselves in criminal cases, including eligibility for court-appointed lawyers, services that criminal defense lawyers provide, and consequences of conviction, probation, and deferred adjudication.
Legal aid, free services, lawyer referral
Northwest Texas Legal Aid broken link ?
Free legal assistance in most civil matters, including Family, Housing, Health and Probate for income-eligible residents of Northwest Texas.
Collin County Bar Association Lawyer Referral broken link ?
Complete an online form to request a lawyer referral from the Collin County Bar Association.
Collin County Indigent Defense Information broken link ?
Information regarding criminal defense services provided to indigent defendants in Collin County.
North Texas Free Legal Clinics broken link ?
Volunteer attorneys offer free legal services to income-eligible residents of Collin, Fannin, Grayson, Hunt and Rockwall counties. Clinics are held monthly or quarterly.
Dallas Area Lawyer Referral broken link ?
Information regarding the Lawyer Referral Service offered by the Dallas County Bar Association in Dallas and Plano Counties, which matches clients with attorneys who have experience with the particular type of legal issue. Lawyers provide an initial consultation for a reduced rate. Complete an online form to request a referral.
Collin County Legal Resources broken link ?
View a directory of free legal clinics, legal advice hotlines, legal services, lawyer referrals, and other community resources available in Collin County.
Collin County Hot Check Collection broken link ?
The Collin County District Attorney's Office offers information about its hot check collection, prosecution, and restitution services. Tips for merchants and instructions for defendants are included.
Legal Help for Terminally Ill and HIV Patients broken link ?
Legal Hospice of Texas provides free condition-related legal services to income-eligible persons with AIDS, HIV, and terminal illnesses in Collin, Cooke, Dallas, Denton, Ellis, Fannin, Grayson, Henderson, Hood, Hunt, Johnson, Kaufman, Navarro, Parker, Rockwall, and Tarrant Counties.
Lawyer Referral Services broken link ?
The State Bar of Texas offers a statewide telephone lawyer referral service and a list of additional lawyer referral services.
Attorney Complaint Information broken link ?
The State Bar of Texas offers information about the complaint process and several dispute resolution services.
Find Attorney Discipline Records broken link ?
The Texas Board of Disciplinary Appeals reviews certain types of discipline cases against attorneys. Summaries of recent decisions and an archive of past decisions are available online. Search by the first letter of the last name of an attorney.
Information for Texans Who Cannot Afford a Lawyer broken link ?
View information that can help low-income Texans find an attorney.
Legal Resources for Veterans broken link ?
View information on legal resources available to Veterans in Texas, including veterans legal clinics and disability rights information.
Bar Association - Lawyer Directory broken link ?
Search the Texas Bar Association directory of member attorneys. Search by name, firm name or bar number.
Find Legal Help broken link ?
TexasLawHelp offers a search for legal services for low-income residents by location, type of problem, and client category; or click "Legal Aid Directory" in the top menu bar to view legal service providers by name or service area.
Free Legal Assistance broken link ?
View a directory of statewide and county organizations that provide pro bono legal assistance to income-eligible residents.
Public Defender Offices broken link ?
View contact information for Public Defender Offices, which provide criminal defense services for defendants who cannot afford an attorney.
Forms and related information
Collin County Justice of the Peace Court Forms broken link ?
View and download Collin County Justice of the Peace Court forms including affidvits, civil, criminal, requests and statements.
Required Civil Case Information Sheet broken link ?
The State of Texas requires that a Civil Case Information sheet be completed and submitted when an original petition or application is filed to initiate a new civil, family law, probate, or mental health case or when a post-judgment petition for modification or motion for enforcement is filed in a family law case.
Instructions for Completing Civil Case Information Sheet broken link ?
Step-by-step instructions for completing the Civil Case Information Sheet required in Texas for a new civil, family law, probate, or mental health case or when a post-judgment petition for modification or motion for enforcement is filed in a family law case.
Advance Directive Forms broken link ?
Find forms and information regarding Advance Directives in Texas, including Power of Attorney and Directive to Physicians.
Texas Juvenile Court Forms broken link ?
View and download various forms for use in Texas Juvenile Court proceedings.
Civil Case Information Sheet Pro Se Instructions broken link ?
View supplemental instructions and definitions for self-represented parties completing the Civil Case Information Sheet required in Texas for a new civil, family law, probate, or mental health case or when a post-judgment petition for modification or motion for enforcement is filed in a family law case.
Driver Record Request Form broken link ?
View and download a form to request your driver record, which must be supplied when requesting the Driving Safety Course. Select Record Type 3A.
Online fine payments
Collin County Adult Probation Payments broken link ?
Make Collin County adult probation payments online. A convenience fee applies.