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Court Structure of Texas

Please click on the name of any court for further information about the judge qualifications and selection for that office.

1

State Highest Appellate Courts

Supreme Court
Civil Jurisdiction Only
(9 Justices)

Court of Criminal Appeals
Criminal Jurisdiction Only
(9 Judges)


Civil Appeals


Criminal Appeals

2

State Intermediate Appellate Courts

Court of Appeals
Intermediate Appellate Jurisdiction
(14 Courts)

3

State Trial Courts of General & Special Jurisdiction

District Courts
Trial Courts of General Civil and Criminal Jurisdiction
(some courts specialize by subject matter)

4

County Trial Courts of Limited Jurisdiction

Constitutional
County Courts

Limited Civil and Criminal Jurisdiction
(1 in each county)

County Courts at Law

Limited Civil and/or
Criminal Jurisdiction

Statutory Probate Courts

Limited to Probate Matters

5

Local Trial Courts of Limited Jurisdiction

Municipal Courts
Limited Criminal Jurisdiction

Justice of the Peace Courts
(Small Claims Courts)
Limited Civil & Criminal Jurisdiction

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