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Search El Paso County records, including criminal case records, open and closed civil cases (including pending family case matters), foreclosure sales notices and other public records. Search District Court and County Court at Law criminal cases by defendant name, attorney name, or cause number; additional search options include status, birth date, and filing date. Search Justice of the Peace criminal cases and District Court and County Court at Law civil, family, and probate cases by case number, party name, attorney information, or citation; additional search options include case status, birth date, and filing date.
El Paso County District Court, County Court at Law, and Probate Court Records broken link ?
Search El Paso County District Court, County Court at Law, and Probate Court case information with a free basic subscription that allows access to limited case information. A paid subscriptions service is offered that allows additional search options. Court records available include civil, family, probate and criminal.
Published opinions and orders
Attorney General Opinions broken link ?
Search official opinions of the Texas Attorney General opinions by office-holder and year.
Self help, legal research, general information
El Paso County Court Rules broken link ?
View the local court rules and court rule index for El Paso County District Courts, Criminal District Court, and County Courts at Law.
Culberson, El Paso, and Hudspeth County Child Support Court broken link ?
View information about Child Support Court in Culberson, El Paso, and Hudspeth Counties, with links to related resources.
El Paso County Domestic Violence Help broken link ?
The El Paso County District Attorney's Office offers information and services for victims of domestic violence, including protective orders, crime victim compensation, safety planning, and links to shelters and other community resources.
El Paso County Specialty Courts and Programs broken link ?
The West Texas Community Supervision and Corrections Department offers information about treatment programs that can be set up as alternatives to jail time, including 343rd District Felony Drug Treatment Court, 384th District Re-Entry Court Treatment Program, and the Mental Health Initiative.
El Paso County Victim Help broken link ?
The West Texas Community Supervision and Corrections Department offers information about services available to crime victims, including victims' rights and compensation, answers to frequently asked questions, a glossary of terms, and contacts.
El Paso County Protective Orders broken link ?
The El Paso County Attorney's Office offers information about family violence protective orders, with filing instructions.
El Paso County Family Law Information broken link ?
The El Paso County Domestic Relations Office offers information about family law including divorce, child support, Family Court Services (social services), the Friend of the Court Division (help with child support orders) and the Family Law Information Center. Links to additional resources are in the right column.
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.
Non Custodial Legal Assistance broken link ?
View legal resources and information for non-custodial parents. Resources cover access, visitaion and custody, paternity issues and child support. Information is offered in both English and Spanish.
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.
Child Support and Child Protection Courts broken link ?
View information about the Specialty Courts Program, which includes Child Support Courts and Child Protection Courts.
Crime Victim Help broken link ?
The Texas Attorney General's Office offers information about the Crime Victims' Compensation Program, victims' rights, child abuse, family violence, protective orders, sexual assault, stalking, and victim notification. Application forms and instructions for Crime Victims' Compensation are included.
Child Support Information broken link ?
The Texas Attorney General's Office offers information for parents and guardians about child support, with links to an interactive website that can be used to apply for services, check case and payment status, and pay support online. Additional links include downloadable publications in English or Spanish, office locations, access and visitation help, family violence information, forms, and more.
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
Free Legal Assistance in Southwest Texas broken link ?
Texas RioGrande Legal Aid provides free legal assistance in most civil matters to low-income persons in Southwest Texas.
El Paso County Lawyer Referral Service broken link ?
The El Paso County Bar Association provides referrals to attorneys in various areas of law. The referred attorney will provide an initial 1/2 hour consultation for a reduced rate.
El Paso County Public Defender broken link ?
View information about the El Paso County Public Defender office, which provides criminal defense services for defendants who cannot afford an attorney.
El Paso County Family Law Lawyers broken link ?
View a list of El Paso County lawyers who practice family law, with contact information.
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
El Paso County District Court Family Law Forms broken link ?
View and download El Paso County District Court family law forms including paternity, divorce, hearing request, modification, enforcement, child support, and uncontested hearing. Forms are for use in 65th, 383rd, and 388th District Courts.
El Paso County Child Support Forms broken link ?
View and download El Paso County child support forms and the Children's Bill of Rights, in both English and Spanish.
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.
Protective Order Guide and Forms broken link ?
View and download a Protective Order Kit with information about protective orders, what to expect in court, contacts for additional help, and instructions on how to complete the Application for Protective Order.
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.
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