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Potter County Courts at Law

Potter County

Learn the virtual court procedures, who you need to contact, and more about the Potter County Courts at Law.
Overview

Guide Overview

County Courts at Law hear civil cases where the amount in controversy is $500-$25,000, eminent domain cases, protective orders under Texas Family Code chapter 71, class A or B misdemeanor criminal offenses, and appeals of: 

  • Final rulings and decisions of the Texas Workers' Compensation Commission, 

  • Potter County Justice of the Peace and Municipal Courts, and 

  • State Office of Administrative Hearings concerning Administrative License Revocations. 

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Research Tips

Read our articles on Zoom and how to use it to prepare for your hearing. You should also read the following documents uploaded by the Potter County Clerk: 

Common questions about Potter County

The Potter County Courts are in the Potter County Courts Building at 501 South Fillmore, Amarillo, Texas 79101. The County Clerk’s mailing address is P.O. Box 9638, Amarillo, Texas 79105. 

Phone: (806) 379-2275 
Hours of Operation: Monday–Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

You can use the Potter District and County Courts Case Portal to search for information on your case available on the County Clerk’s homepage and click on Court Records. You can also visit the County Court’s Records Desk.

You can read How to E-File and the guide I want to electronically file (e-file) my documents to learn about E-Filing.  

You can also read more about E-Filing on the District Clerk's webpage.

You can use the Potter District and County Courts Case Portal and select “Search Hearings” to search for your court’s docket and upcoming hearings in your case. You can also visit the Potter County Court Dockets page.

Instructions & Forms

Honorable Walt Weaver 
Panhandle Regional Veterans Treatment Court 

500 South Fillmore 
Suite 405 
Amarillo, Texas 79101 

Phone: (806) 379-2375 
Fax: (806) 379-2225 

Watch County Court at Law No. 1’s court live stream on YouTube

This information is current as of April 6, 2023.

Checklist Steps

Is this court doing virtual hearings? What platform are they using? Are there any exceptions?
Yes. Zoom. Yes. At the court's discretion.

You can visit County Court at Law No. 1’s homepage for the most up-to-date information. Also, read the Omnibus Order for Civil and Family Law Litigants.

All documents you want to file with the court must be filed with the Court Clerk’s Office through e-filing, in person, fax, or by mail. Contact the County Clerk’s Office with any questions at (806) 379-2275 or countyclerk@co.potter.tx.us.  

All motions must include a Certificate of Conference stating you made an effort to resolve the motion with all other parties and lawyers before filing.

Contact the court clerk to schedule a hearing in this court.

Yes. Depending on the complexity of the matter, the court will use its discretion to permit virtual hearings. 

Any exhibits you want to use during your hearing should be emailed to all parties and the Court Reporter no later than 2 p.m. the day before the hearing.  

The subject line of the email should have the full cause number and note the documents as Petitioner (or Plaintiff), or Respondent (or Defendant), Intervenor, or other Party: Exhibit#1, 2, etc. 

For example: 23-1234-1 Petitioner Exhibit #1. 

Read the Omnibus Order for Civil and Family Law Litigants for more information.

No. All jury trials are held in person only. 

Possibly. Contact the court if you have concerns. The court will decide whether to allow virtual testimony upon request.

If you have any questions concerning your case or court procedures, contact the Court Coordinator, Avis Morris, at (806) 379-2375 or morrisa@pottercscd.org.

Honorable Matt Hand 

500 South Fillmore 
Suite 402 
Amarillo, Texas 79101 

Phone: (806) 379-2380 
Fax: (806) 379-2222 

Watch County Court at Law No. 2’s court live stream on YouTube

This information is current as of April 6, 2023.

Checklist Steps

Is this court doing virtual hearings? What platform are they using? Are there any exceptions?
Yes. Zoom. Yes. At the court's discretion.

You can visit County Court at Law No. 2’s homepage for the most up-to-date information. Also, read the Omnibus Order for Civil and Family Law Litigants.

All documents you want to file with the court must be filed with the Court Clerk’s Office through e-filing, in person, fax, or by mail. Contact the County Clerk’s Office with any questions at (806) 379-2275 or countyclerk@co.potter.tx.us.  

All motions must include a Certificate of Conference stating you made an effort to resolve the motion with all other parties and lawyers before filing.

Contact the court clerk to schedule a hearing in this court.

Yes. Depending on the complexity of the matter, the court will use its discretion to permit virtual hearings. 

Any exhibits you want to use during your hearing should be emailed to all parties and the Court Reporter no later than 2 p.m. the day before the hearing.  

The subject line of the email should have the full cause number and note the documents as Petitioner (or Plaintiff), or Respondent (or Defendant), Intervenor, or other Party: Exhibit#1, 2, etc. 

For example: 23-1234-1 Petitioner Exhibit #1. 

Read the Omnibus Order for Civil and Family Law Litigants for more information.

No. All jury trials are held in person only. 

Possibly. Contact the court if you have concerns. The court will decide whether to allow virtual testimony upon request.

If you have any questions concerning your case or court procedures, contact the Court Coordinator Deitra Hill at (806) 379-2380 or hilld@pottercscd.org.

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