Offices Closed for Thanksgiving Holiday: All county offices will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 23, and Friday, Nov. 24, for the holiday. This includes parks offices, public works, courts and all other administrative offices. Offices will re-open Monday, Nov. 27.

Other Legal Resources for the Public

Texas Legal Information for the Public
Texas Law Help
State Bar of Texas - Legal Information Pamphlets

The Texas Criminal Justice Process: A Citizen's Guide
Page 25 of this pamphlet provides a chart of the criminal justice process in Texas

SMU Underwood Law Library Research Guides
How to do legal research on a particular subject.

Legal Information Portals:
Cornell - Legal Information Institute
AALLNET - Legal Information Services to the Public

For more links to legal and community resources, see our Legal & Community Resources Sheet.

For information about birth certificates, death certificates, or marriage licenses visit our Vital Records Information page.

These websites provide information that is NOT based on opinion. However, online resources are not considered authoritative. For the OFFICIAL version of the law, visit your local law library.