An eviction case is a lawsuit brought to recover possession of real property under Chapter 24 of the Texas Property Code, often by a landlord against a tenant.
A claim for rent may be joined with an eviction case if the amount of rent due and unpaid is not more than $20,000, excluding statutory interest and court costs but including attorney fees, if any. Eviction cases are governed by Rules 500-507 and 510 of Part V of the Rules of Civil Procedure. To the extent of any conflict between Rule 510 and the rest of Part V, Rule 510 applies.
Evictions MUST be filed in the proper Precinct (where premises is located) or the case will be dismissed.
For information on Justice Court Rules, please visit Texas Judicial Branch Rules and Forms website.
A court date will be provided when the case is processed.
File with Justice Court 1 and serve in Tarrant County
Note: Cases filed with a Statement of Inability to Afford Payment of Court Costs cannot be filed using "Guide and File." These cases MUST be filed through EFileTexas.
-For information on filing online, please visit E-File.
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