Step 2: Choose a Toolkit or Article.
A Toolkit includes Forms, Instructions, Frequently Asked Questions and related Articles. Toolkits have this symbol:
An Article provides basic information about a topic. Some Articles include Forms. Articles have this symbol:
This article contains a link that can give you some background on the civil litigation system in Texas. This video was developed by the Texas Young Lawyers Association.
This article tells you about civil subpoenas, including what they are and what to do if you need to respond to one. This article was written for lawyers, but is reproduced here to provide as much information as possible to help you. If you recieved a subpoena it is a good idea to contact an attorney for help.
This article tells you about service by posting.
This article tells you how to serve the other parent by publication.
This article explains the use of standing orders in some Texas counties. A standing order is a court order that automatically takes effect (starts) when a case is filed.
This article tells you about statutes of limitation in Texas. A statute of limitation is a deadline, according to the law, by which lawsuits must be filed. This article was written by Texas Legal Services Center.
This handbook tells you about Harris County family courts and other family law issues.
This article tells you general information on what to do and not to do in a courtroom.
This article provides answers to common questions about moving (transferring) your civil case to a court in a different county.This article only applies to civil (not family law) cases that are in a district court or county court at law. This article was written by TexasLawHelp staff.
This article contains informaiton, instructions, and a form for an unsworn declaration. It can replace the requirement for a notary in specific cases, such as uncontested divorce. Forms are included.