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Small Claims

Justice of the Peace 3-1

North Dallas Government Center – 10056 Marsh Lane, Suite 132, Dallas, Texas 75229-6017
(214) 321-4106 Main
(214) 321-4912 Fax
Office E-mail: JP31Court@dallascounty.org

Hours of Operation:
8:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.
Monday - Friday
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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.


Filing a Small Claims Case
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When a Small Claims Case Has Been Filed Against You
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The Servicemembers Civil Relief Act
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Fees for Small Claims – Effective 09-01-2017
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Notice of New Discovery Rules - Effective 09-01-2013
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Requesting a Continuance
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Appeal Rules
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Small Claims Petition for Filing – Effective 03-01-2019
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Affidavit of Military Status of Defendant(s)
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Defendant's Original Answer Form
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Jury Demand Form
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Appeal Bond Form
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Oath of Surety Form
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Request for Process Form
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