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Civil Forms

Justice of the Peace 4-2

Irving Office – 841 W. Irving Boulevard, Irving, TX 75060
(214) 589-7000 Main • (214) 589-7048 Fax
Office E-mail: JP42Court@dallascounty.org
Hours of Operation: 8:00am - 5:00pm, Monday - Friday

Texas Rules of Civil Procedure, Part V Rules of Practice in Justice Court
Texas Civil Practice and Remedies Code, Chapter 15
Texas Rules of Evidence

Representing Yourself in Court
The following information is not legal advice and does not take the place of a lawyer.


Frequently, the Court receives calls from parties who are asking for legal advice. Please note that the Court cannot give legal advice and does not represent any party in a claim before this Court.

Pursuant to Texas Rule of Civil Procedure 507.2, the court may provide forms to enable a party to file documents that comply with these rules. No party may be forced to use the court's forms. The Court cannot assist you in completing form.

For legal advice please consult a competent attorney. You may find a local attorney through the Texas Bar website (www.TexasBar.com) or Legal Aid of NorthWest Texas (http://www.lanwt.org / Phone: Intake Hotline: 888-529-5277 Parental Access & Visitation Hotline: 866-292-4636).

RESOURCES

Civil Practice and Remedies Code Chapter 15 Subchapter E Justice Courts
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Court Fees - Effective 09-01-2017
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Texas Rules of Civil Procedure
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Texas Rules of Evidence
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COMMONLY USED FORMS

Certificate of Last Known Address
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Civil Appeal Bonds
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Civil Case Information Sheet
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Continuance Request
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Defendant’s Original Answer
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Discovery Request
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Demand for Jury
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Motion and Order of Nonsuit
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Release of Judgment
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Request for Legal Advice
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Service Member Affidavit
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DEBT CLAIMS

Debt Claim Fees
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Debt Claim Petition
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Appeal Information for Debt Claims and Small Claims
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EVICTIONS

Civil Appeal Bonds
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Eviction Petition
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Immediate Possession Bond
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Paupers Appeal and Notice of Rent Due on Appeal
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Request Writ of Possession
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REENTRY

Reentry Petition
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REPAIR AND REMEDY

Repair and Remedy Petition
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RESTORATION OF UTILITIES

Restoration of Utility Petition
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WRIT OF SEQUESTRATION

Writ of Sequestration Petition
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SMALL CLAIMS

Small Claims Petition
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Appeal Information for Small Claims and Debt Claims
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