Civil

Courts

Civil Courts decide on matters and render judgments related to civil actions. Some of the different case (cause) types heard in civil courts include malpractice, damages, breach of contract, personal injury, multi-district litigation, etc.

Customer Service

Customer Service provides assistance related to criminal, civil and family cases (causes). This section is responsible for receiving and processing incoming customer requests including purchasing copies and reports and filing documents in existing cases (causes).

Intake

Civil Intake accepts pleadings, filings and documents on civil-related matters filed in the Harris County District Courts. This section also produces the service documents as requested on civil cases (causes) and accepts out-of-county civil transfers for filings in Harris County.

Post Trial

Civil/Family Post Trial prepares the clerk’s record for Civil and Family appellate cases (causes), processes abstracts and executions, cost statements, expunctions, outgoing transfer of venue cases (causes), and approves supersedeas bonds.