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 $10,000, 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 confict between Rule 510 and the rest of Part V, Rule 510 applies.
To search the Justice Court Precinct for your case, please visit Tarrant County Comprehensive Address Information Directory.
For information on Justice Court Rules, please visit Texas Judicial Branch Rules and Forms
A court date will be provided when case is processed.
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4. Military Affidavit (if applicable)
The CARES Act prohibits certain evictions related to federally-funded properties during a 120-day moratorium. An affidavit has been created to prevent courts from evicting a tenant in violation of this federal law. Please read our FAQ section under Evictions titled Determining if an Eviction Case is Subject to Federal Moratorium for the form and details (www.tjctc.org/coronavirus).
6. Landlords can go to the TDCHA website here and click on "HTC Property Inventory (XLSX)" under Additional Guidance and Resources to search a database to determine if their property is subject to the LIHTC restrictions, and can go to this website to check their property against a multi-family housing database.
1. File with Justice Court 4 and serve in Tarrant County
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