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Online Court Resources
Resources for the for the Harris County Justice of the Peace Precinct 6 - Place 2 as well as online resources applicable to courts generally in Harris County, Texas, and resources applicable to all courts in Texas.
Searching Case Records
Harris County Justice of the Peace Case Data Extracts
Search and download data extracts of Harris County Justice of the Peace criminal, traffic, and civil cases by type of extract, court, case type, data format, and date range. Glossaries of data codes and file layout specifications are available in table format.
Harris County Justice of the Peace Case Records
Search Harris County criminal and civil Justice of the Peace case records by case number, name, date of birth, drivers license, and court. If a traffic case is eligible, fines may be paid or Driving Safety Course applications may be submitted by clicking the appropriate icon in the search result.
Harris County Justice of the Peace Court Outstanding Bond Forfeiture Judgments
View Harris County Justice of the Peace Court outstanding bond forfeiture judgments by court number, case number, defendant name, surety name, judgment date, and amount due.
Dockets, calendars, and other information about court cases
Harris County Criminal Court Case Information
Search Harris County criminal offender information, including jail status and next court appearance, by offense/incident number, SPN, case type or case number.
Harris County Justice of the Peace Court Docket
Search Harris County Justice of the Peace court dockets by precinct and date.
Published opinions and orders
Attorney General Opinions
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keyword, or view the full index of opinions, letter opinions and advisories, subject index, overruled/modified/affirmed/withdrawn opinions, requests for opinions, and pending requests.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.
Forms and related information
Harris County Justice of the Peace Court Forms
View and download Harris County Justice of the Peace Court forms including criminal, civil, traffic, and eviction.
Court Forms and Instructions
View and download various Texas court forms and instructions, including the Civil Case Information sheet required when filing a new civil, family law, probate, or mental health case or family law post-judgment petition. Additional forms and instructions include foreclosure, constitutionality of a state statute, order of nondisclosure, protective order, and divorce and other family matters.
Civil Case Information Sheet Pro Se Instructions
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.
Texas Juvenile Court Forms
View and download various forms for use in Texas juvenile proceedings, from the Juvenile Law Section of the State Bar of Texas.
Driver Record Request Form
View and download a form to request your driver record, which must be supplied when requesting the Driving Safety Course. Select Record Type 3A.
Advance Directive Forms
Find forms and information regarding Advance Directives in Texas, including Power of Attorney and Directive to Physicians.
Online fine payments
Make Texas Child Support Payments
Make Texas child support payments online by credit card or bank account debit. There are fees associated with either service.
Self help, legal research, general information
Harris County Justice of the Peace Court Evictions
View general information and instructions to file an eviction case in Harris County Justice of the Peace Courts.
Harris County Law Library
View information about the Harris County Law Library, which is open to the public for legal research. Search the library catalog online or view legal research resources.
Harris County Juvenile Programs and Services
View information about programs and services available to juvenile defendants in Harris County, including prevention programs, intake screening, mental health services, deferred prosecution, probation, restitution, community service, and education.
Harris County Justice of the Peace Court Traffic Cases
View information about traffic citations in Harris County Justice of the Peace Courts.
Harris County Justice of the Peace Court Small Claims
View general information and instructions to file a small claims case in Harris County Justice of the Peace Courts.
Harris County Justice of the Peace Court Rules
View the local rules of Harris County Justice of the Peace Courts.
Harris County Mediation
The Harris County Dispute Resolution Center provides free mediation services, which can help parties resolve disputes without going to trial.
Harris County Justice of the Peace Court Criminal Cases
View information about non-traffic criminal cases in Harris County Justice of the Peace Courts.
Harris County Victim Help
The Harris County District Attorney's Office offers information about its services for crime victims, victims' rights, and family violence. Links to criminal case information, unclaimed restitution, downloadable brochures, and additional resources and agencies are included.
Harris County Justice of the Peace Court Bad Check Cases
View information about bad check cases in Harris County Justice of the Peace Courts.
Harris County Justice Court Suits
View information and instructions on filing a Justice Court suit in Harris County Justice of the Peace Courts.
Harris County Crime Victim Information
View information and resources for victims of crime in Harris County, including law enforcement information and contacts, District Attorney links, the Community Supervision (probation) Victim Assistance Program, and telephone numbers for crisis, counseling, shelters, legal assistance, and many other resources.
Foreclosure Prevention Resources
View resources for preventing foreclosure in Texas, including local housing counseling agencies and links to legal aid providers.
Expunction and Sealing of Criminal Records
View information about sealing of juvenile records, expunctions, orders of nondisclosure, and other related topics.
Driving Safety Course Information
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.
Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault, and Stalking Help
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.
View and download Texas Rules of Civil Procedure, Texas Rules of Evidence, Texas Code of Judicial Conduct, Texas Rules of Judicial Administration, and rules governing attorneys including Disciplinary Rules of Professional Conduct.
Citation Lookup and Court Locator
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.
Landlord & Tenant Legal Information and Assistance
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.
Ask a Law Librarian
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.
General Information about Trial Courts
A summary explanation about the Texas court system and an overview of the types of cases that each court may exercise jurisdiction over.
Child Support Services
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.
Legal Guides and Brochures
View guides and brochures from the Texas Bar Association on a variety of legal topics, including subpoenas, attorney complaints, consumer, dispute resolution, criminal record expunction, traffic court, how to select a lawyer, how to sue in Justice Court, name changes, and the criminal justice process.
Legal Information and Legal Resources
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.
Online Legal Research Resources
Including Texas laws, administrative code, and municipal codes.
Trial Court Jurisdiction by Case Type
A detailed description of trial court jurisdiction, listed by case type, subject matter and court type.
Trial Court Jurisdiction by County
A detailed description of case type jurisdiction for Texas trial courts, listed by county.
Legal aid, free services, lawyer referral
Harris County Free Legal Help
View information about the Houston Volunteer Lawyers Program, which provides free legal assistance to low-income residents of Harris County in civil matters, including family law, guardianship, estate and probate, housing, consumer, and bankruptcy.
Harris County Legal Services
View information on various legal service resources in Harris County, including Houston Volunteer Lawyers, Legal Advice Clinics, a will preparation service for elders, a program for veterans, and LegalLine free legal advice in English and Spanish over the telephone. Links to domestic violence services and additional online resources are provided.
Houston Area Lawyer Referral
The Houston Lawyer Referral Service offers referrals in Brazoria, Fort Bend, Galveston, Harris, and Montgomery Counties by phone or online form. Initial consultations for a small fee, reduced fees, 24-hour on-call lawyers, and referrals to social service agencies are also available.
Free Legal Aid
Lone Star Legal Aid provides free civil legal assistance to low-income individuals and families who cannot afford an attorney in 72 counties in Texas and four counties in southwest Arkansas.
Public Defender Offices
View contact information for Public Defender Offices, which provide criminal defense services for defendants who cannot afford an attorney. Information about counties served and types of cases handled is included.
Free Legal Assistance
View a directory of statewide and county organizations that provide pro bono legal assistance to income-eligible residents.
Find Legal Help
Search a directory of legal service providers for low-income residents by location and legal issue, or view the complete directory in alphabetical order or by service area.
Find Attorney Discipline Records
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.
Bar Association - Lawyer Directory
Search the Texas Bar Association directory of member attorneys by type of case, location, certification/services, and contact information.
Information for Texans Who Cannot Afford a Lawyer
View information about organizations that provide free legal services to low-income individuals.
Lawyer Referral Services
The State Bar of Texas offers a statewide telephone lawyer referral service and a list of additional lawyer referral services.
Legal Resources for Veterans
View information on legal resources available to Veterans in Texas, including veterans legal clinics and disability rights information.
Attorney Complaint Information
The State Bar of Texas offers information about the complaint process and several dispute resolution services.