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County Court at Law Clerks: Civil FAQ

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WHAT ARE THE FILING FEES?

Please refer to our civil filing fees Civil Fee Schedule or call our office at 972-548-6420.

HOW LONG DO I HAVE TO FILE AN ANSWER?

Answers must be filed by 10:00 a.m. on the Monday following the expiration of 20 days from the day you were served.

DO YOU HAVE ANY LOCAL RULES?

County Court at Law does not have any specific local rule. We follow the local rules of the District Clerk's Office.

CAN I ACCESS RECORDS ONLINE?

This new service gives attorneys the opportunity to access court records on-line. For more information, view the Attorney Subscriber Agreement or contact Danielle Jackson at djackson@collincountytx.gov.

DO YOU HAVE THE FORMS FOR FILING AN ANSWER?

No, please contact the Law Library.

WHAT ARE THE JURISDICTIONAL LIMITS FOR THE COUNTY COURTS?

$500.00 to $200,000.00.

WHO IS THE PLAINTIFF OR DEFENDANT'S ATTORNEY?

Contact the civil clerk to find out the attorney's name, address or phone number.

HOW DO I KNOW IF THE DEFENDANT HAS BEEN SERVED?
HAS THE DEFENDANT FILED AN ANSWER?
HAS THE COURT DATE BEEN SET?
WHICH CONSTABLE HAS THE CITATION TO BE SERVED?

Case and court scheduling information can be obtained online by visiting the Case Lookup & Court Schedules section.