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Presidio County Courts at Law

Presidio County

Learn the virtual court procedures, who you need to contact, and more about the Presidio 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, 

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

  • State Office of Administrative Hearings concerning Administrative License Revocations. 

Texas Law Help is working with courts around the state to provide you with accurate information. To help improve upon the information that is available, please leave any comments or recommendations in this Virtual Court Content Survey.   

Common questions about Presidio County

The Presidio County Courts are in the Presidio County Courthouse at: 

300 Highland St. 

Marfa, TX 79843  

Phone: (432) 729-4452 
 

Contact the Presidio County Clerk for more information about your case. You can also visit the Civil and Family Records Desk. 

You can read How to E-File to learn about E-Filing.  

Instructions & Forms

Honorable Judge Jose Portillo Jr. 

300 Highland St. 

Marfa, TX 79843 
 
Phone: (432) 729-4452 

Watch the Presidio County Court at Law's court live stream on YouTube. 

This information is current as of April 18, 2023. 

Checklist Steps

Is this court doing virtual hearings? What platform are they using? Are there any exceptions?
Possibly Zoom Contact the court for more information on virtual hearings.

You can visit Presidio County Court at Law’s webpage for the most up-to-date information.  

You can also read the COVID-19 Pandemic Operating Plan for the Judiciary of Brewster, Culberson, Hudspeth, Jeff Davis and Presidio Counties

Finally, read our article on How to Use Zoom to prepare for a virtual hearing on Zoom. 

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 (432) 729-4812. 

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.  

Court staff will contact you after the hearing is set with instructions for the hearing, including how evidence is submitted and presented to the court.  

Contact the Court for more information regarding virtual jury trials.

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 at (432) 729-4452 or by emailing county.judge@co.presidio.tx.us
 

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