The 405th Judicial District is composed of Galveston County. Sec. 24.631. (c) The judge of the 87th District Court shall impanel grand juries in Limestone County at the May and November terms and in Freestone County at the January and July terms and at any other terms of the court as ordered by the judge. 1352 (S.B. (b) The 468th District Court shall give preference to family law matters. (f) A court that finds that it lacks jurisdiction over a case because exclusive jurisdiction is in the juvenile court shall transfer the case to the juvenile court as provided by Section 51.08, Family Code. Sept. 1, 1987. 24.217. 4833), Sec. CRIMINAL JUDICIAL DISTRICT OF DALLAS COUNTY. Each term begins on a day fixed by law and continues until the day fixed by law for the beginning of the next succeeding term. 1, eff. 1.03(b), eff. In Lamar County, the judges may transfer a case by an order entered in the minutes of the transferring court. Sec. Amended by Acts 1993, 73rd Leg., ch. In designating the domestic violence district court, the judges shall give preference to a district court: (1) that has a judicial vacancy at the time of the agreement; or. 632, Sec. Sec. Acts 2013, 83rd Leg., R.S., Ch. 206TH JUDICIAL DISTRICT (HIDALGO COUNTY). 3, eff. 24.198. 24.492. (g) The district clerk may consolidate the minutes of the district courts. May 17, 2005. 852 (H.B. (l) The Harris County district clerk shall create a form and establish procedures to transfer a domestic violence case that qualifies for preference under this section to the domestic violence district court. Added by Acts 2015, 84th Leg., R.S., Ch. 75TH JUDICIAL DISTRICT (LIBERTY COUNTY). Sec. The 192nd Judicial District is composed of Dallas County. (b) The terms of the 3rd District Court begin: (1) in Anderson County on the first Mondays in April, July, and December; (2) in Henderson County on the first Mondays in February, June, and September; and. Added by Acts 1987, 70th Leg., ch. 24.904. 4037), Sec. 342, Sec. 24.60094. 2, eff. 2(b), eff. Sept. 1, 1985. The 469th District Court shall hear family law matters. 141ST JUDICIAL DISTRICT (TARRANT COUNTY). (b) Section 24.124, relating to the 23rd District Court, contains provisions applicable to both that court and the Family District Court for the 329th Judicial District. 1352 (S.B. 24.6008. September 1, 2005. Acts 2005, 79th Leg., Ch. (a) The 247th Judicial District is composed of Harris County. Sec. (a) The Tarrant County Criminal Judicial District No. Sec. 323RD JUDICIAL DISTRICT (TARRANT COUNTY). 24.235. 1189), Sec. Acts 2005, 79th Leg., Ch. Sec. (b) The 92nd, 93rd, and 139th district courts have concurrent jurisdiction. 1.03(a), eff. 24.428. (a) The 327th Judicial District is composed of El Paso County. (a) The 383rd Judicial District is composed of El Paso County. (b) The terms of the 147th District Court begin on the first Mondays in January and July. (b) The terms of the 75th District Court begin on the first Mondays in April and October. 2, Sec. District of Texas, 1845-1857 Eastern District of Texas, 1857-present Western District of Texas, 1857-present Northern District of Texas, 1879-present Southern District of Texas, 1902-present. 935 (H.B. 929 , Sec. 497, Sec. Art. Sec. September 1, 2009. 24.007. 2230), Sec. (b) Repealed by Acts 2011, 82nd Leg., 1st C.S., Ch. 34, Sec. Sec. (4) in Sherman County on the 14th Monday after the second Mondays in January and July. 24.459. (b) Subsections (c), (e), and (f) apply to the 174th, 176th, 177th, 178th, and 179th district courts. 24.406. JUDICIAL DISTRICT 1-A (JASPER, NEWTON, AND TYLER COUNTIES). Sec. 1575), Sec. Sept. 1, 2003. 507 (S.B. Sec. 133RD JUDICIAL DISTRICT (HARRIS COUNTY). This Article shall not be so construed as to embrace any case which has been appealed from any inferior court to the county court, the county criminal court, or county court at law, in which the fine imposed or affirmed by the county court, the county criminal court or county court at law does not exceed one hundred dollars, unless the sole issue is the constitutionality of the statute or ordinance on which the conviction is based. (a) The 156th Judicial District is composed of Aransas, Bee, Live Oak, McMullen, and San Patricio counties. (a) The 414th Judicial District is composed of McLennan County. 601, Sec. (b) The terms of the 154th District Court begin on the first Mondays in January and July and are designated as the January and July terms. 24.528. 3, eff. 321ST JUDICIAL DISTRICT (SMITH COUNTY). 192ND JUDICIAL DISTRICT (DALLAS COUNTY). 24.445. (b) The 263rd District Court shall give preference to criminal cases. Sec. Acts 2009, 81st Leg., R.S., Ch. 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, and 7 of Dallas County. Acts 2005, 79th Leg., Ch. (b) The terms of the 111th District Court begin on the first Mondays in January, April, July, and October. 3481), Sec. 244TH JUDICIAL DISTRICT (ECTOR COUNTY). Sec. 24.912. 24.546. 24.500. Sec. (a) The 185th Judicial District is composed of Harris County. January 1, 2007. Sec. (b) A district court has original jurisdiction of a civil matter in which the amount in controversy is more than $500, exclusive of interest. (b) The terms of the 167th District Court begin on the first Mondays in January and July. 3796), Sec. Acts 2019, 86th Leg., R.S., Ch. Sec. 39TH JUDICIAL DISTRICT (HASKELL, KENT, STONEWALL, AND THROCKMORTON COUNTIES). Acts 2009, 81st Leg., R.S., Ch. 2.17, eff. 145, Sec. September 1, 2008. Sec. 93RD JUDICIAL DISTRICT (HIDALGO COUNTY). 1342 (S.B. (b) In addition to other jurisdiction provided by law, each district court in Stephens County has the civil and criminal jurisdiction of a county court. 912 (S.B. (a) The 417th Judicial District is composed of Collin County. 198TH JUDICIAL DISTRICT (BANDERA AND KERR COUNTIES). 24.561. September 1, 2019. (a) The 18th Judicial District is composed of Johnson and Somervell counties. 108, Sec. (a) The Second 25th Judicial District is composed of Colorado, Gonzales, Guadalupe, and Lavaca counties. Exclusive Jurisdiction– only that court can hear a specific case. 1, eff. 7.25, eff. 1495, Sec. 159TH JUDICIAL DISTRICT (ANGELINA COUNTY). (c) The terms of the 13th District Court begin on the first Mondays in January, April, July, and October. 2. 148, Sec. WHAT COURTS HAVE CRIMINAL JURISDICTION. The district court has appellate jurisdiction and general supervisory control over the commissioners court, with the exceptions and regulations prescribed by law. (f) The judges of the 77th and 87th judicial districts may, in their discretion, either in termtime or in vacation, on motion of any party, on agreement of the parties, or on their own motion to facilitate the administration of justice or to equalize the case load, transfer any civil or criminal cause on their dockets to the docket of the other court. 24.224. Sec. Sept. 1, 1999. (a) The Criminal Judicial District of Dallas County is composed of Dallas County. (d) In addition to other jurisdiction provided by law, the 94th District Court has concurrent jurisdiction with the county courts at law in Nueces County to receive a guilty plea in a misdemeanor case pending in a county court at law in Nueces County and dispose of the case, regardless of whether the case is transferred to the district court. 310TH JUDICIAL DISTRICT (HARRIS COUNTY). 24.265. (a) The 337th Judicial District is composed of Harris County. (a) The 435th Judicial District is composed of Montgomery County. 24.171. The 38th Judicial District is composed of Real and Uvalde counties. The 237th Judicial District is composed of Lubbock County. Added by Acts 2005, 79th Leg., Ch. Art. The 280th Judicial District is composed of Harris County. Acts 2007, 80th Leg., R.S., Ch. September 1, 2015. (a) If a county is removed from a judicial district and placed or left in another judicial district by reapportionment under this subchapter, the district clerk of that county shall, on the effective date of the reapportionment order, transfer and properly docket to the court of a judicial district in which the county is located the cases and proceedings in that county on the docket of the court of the judicial district from which the county is removed, with all records, documents, and instruments on file in connection with the cases and proceedings. The 219th Judicial District is composed of Collin County. 229TH JUDICIAL DISTRICT (DUVAL, JIM HOGG, AND STARR COUNTIES). 2454), Sec. 2913), Sec. September 1, 2019. 24.480. (c) Section 24.267, relating to the 174th District Court, contains provisions applicable to both that court and the 179th District Court. Sec. 6 begin on the first Mondays in January, April, July, and October. 55TH JUDICIAL DISTRICT (HARRIS COUNTY). (b) The 449th District Court shall give preference to juvenile matters. Sec. 2(a), eff. Any of the judges of the courts may issue restraining orders and injunctions returnable to any of the other courts. Sept. 1, 2003. Sec. Sec. Sec. 1, eff. EFFECT OF TRANSFER OF CERTAIN CASES FOLLOWING CREATION OF ADDITIONAL COURT. 324TH JUDICIAL DISTRICT (TARRANT COUNTY). (j) For the purposes of determining the preference the designated domestic violence district court is required to give cases under Subsection (i): (A) an original application for a protective order under Title 4, Family Code; (B) an original application for a protective order under Title 4, Family Code, that involves both parties and is filed concurrently with an original petition under the Family Code; and, (C) any matter involving custody of a minor child if one parent is alleged to have caused the death of another parent and there is a history of domestic violence in the parents' relationship; and. 24.250. 891), Sec. (c) The terms of the 22nd District Court begin: (1) in Caldwell County on the first Mondays in March, June, September, and December; (2) in Comal County on the first Mondays in April, July, October, and January; and. 172ND JUDICIAL DISTRICT (JEFFERSON COUNTY). 24.396. Acts 2009, 81st Leg., R.S., Ch. 404TH JUDICIAL DISTRICT (CAMERON COUNTY). Search form. 50 (H.B. 3 (H.B. (b) In addition to other jurisdiction provided by law, each district court in Mills County has the civil jurisdiction of a county court. (a) A district court shall sit in the county seat for a jury trial in a civil case. September 1, 2018. Sec. 4(a), eff. Sec. Sec. (a) The 146th Judicial District is composed of Bell County. May 17, 2005. (b) Section 24.136, relating to the 34th District Court, contains provisions applicable to both that court and the 168th District Court. As of January 2020, there were 477 district courts in Texas. Sept. 1, 1985. 24.498. Jan. 1, 2000. 19TH JUDICIAL DISTRICT (MCLENNAN COUNTY). 1352 (S.B. 3(2), eff. Acts 2005, 79th Leg., Ch. Acts 1985, 69th Leg., ch. Any of the judges may hear and determine any part or question of any case or proceeding pending in any of the courts, and any other of the judges may complete the hearing and render judgment in the proceeding. DUTIES. All civil and criminal matters within the concurrent jurisdiction of the county and district courts must be filed with the county clerk in the county court. (a) The 78th Judicial District is composed of Wichita County. 1, eff. (b) The terms of the 116th District Court begin on the first Mondays in January, April, July, and October. 1337, Sec. 24.469. Sec. 2.08(a), eff. (d) The terms of the 202nd District Court begin on the first Mondays in January and July. (a) The 181st Judicial District is composed of Potter and Randall counties. Sec. Sec. 1(d), eff. May 17, 2005. 3.03, eff. Acts 1985, 69th Leg., ch. 271ST JUDICIAL DISTRICT (JACK AND WISE COUNTIES). (c) In addition to other jurisdiction provided by law, the 213th District Court has concurrent original jurisdiction with the county criminal courts in Tarrant County over misdemeanor cases. 354TH JUDICIAL DISTRICT (HUNT AND RAINS COUNTIES). 464TH JUDICIAL DISTRICT (HIDALGO COUNTY). The geographical area served by each court is established by the Legislature, but each county must be served by at least one district court. Sept. 1, 1985. (b) The terms of the 32nd District Court in each county in the district begin on the first Mondays in January, May, and September. 1, eff. Sec. (a) The 132nd Judicial District is composed of Borden and Scurry counties. (4) in Limestone County on the first Mondays in May and November. Amended by Acts 1995, 74th Leg., ch. (a) The 231st Judicial District is composed of Tarrant County. 24.261. In sparsely populated areas of the State, several counties may be served by a single district court, while an urban county may be served by many district courts." (a) The 72nd Judicial District is composed of Crosby and Lubbock counties. 325TH JUDICIAL DISTRICT (TARRANT COUNTY). The judges by agreement between themselves shall take their vacations alternately so that there are at all times at least one judge in his judicial district. 3, Sec. 4.02. (c) Section 24.115, relating to the 14th District Court, contains provisions applicable to both that court and the 134th District Court. (a) The 160th Judicial District is composed of Dallas County. Sec. (d) The judge of the criminal district court or of a county court at law may, on motion of the judge or the criminal district attorney, transfer misdemeanor cases between the courts by an order entered in the minutes of the transferring court. 24.027. 2.09(a), eff. Matters within the courts' concurrent jurisdiction may be filed in either court and may be transferred between the district court and county court. Two or more judges may try different cases in the same court at the same time and each may occupy his own courtroom or the room of any other court. 1139), Sec. 2, eff. Sec. Appeal from all Texas federal courts is to the U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans. Sept. 1, 1985. The 404th Judicial District is composed of Cameron County. The judges may transfer cases from one court to the other by an order entered on the docket of the court from which the matter was transferred. Thirteen of these are designated as criminal district courts while others are directed to give preference to certain specialized areas. (a) The 351st Judicial District is composed of Harris County. 1, eff. (c) Section 24.115, relating to the 14th District Court, contains provisions applicable to both that court and the 68th District Court. 497, Sec. 1, eff. Sec. Jan. 15, 2004. 1082 (H.B. 79), Sec. The magistrates appointed by the El Paso Council of Judges. 1189), Sec. 50TH JUDICIAL DISTRICT (BAYLOR, COTTLE, KING, AND KNOX COUNTIES). 148, Sec. Acts 1985, 69th Leg., ch. 480, Sec. The 434th Judicial District is composed of Fort Bend County. 140TH JUDICIAL DISTRICT (LUBBOCK COUNTY). 24.535. 606 (S.B. Sec. Sec. 24.146. Acts 2009, 81st Leg., R.S., Ch. Sec. 24.214. Acts 1985, 69th Leg., ch. 24.109. Added by Acts 1999, 76th Leg., ch. Sept. 1, 1985. 1, eff. 3.13(17), eff. The commissioners court of the county may authorize a district court to sit in any municipality within the county to hear and determine nonjury trials in civil cases and to hear and determine motions, arguments, and other matters not heard before a jury in a civil case that is within the court's jurisdiction. 235TH JUDICIAL DISTRICT (COOKE COUNTY). 170TH JUDICIAL DISTRICT (MCLENNAN COUNTY). (b) The terms of the 20th District Court begin on the third Mondays in January, May, and September. January 1, 2019. September 1, 2009. Acts 2019, 86th Leg., R.S., Ch. Sec. 1, eff. The amount of compensation may not exceed the amount paid to a witness subpoenaed by a district court in a civil proceeding. 10, eff. (a) The 390th Judicial District is composed of Travis County. 3, eff. 361ST JUDICIAL DISTRICT (BRAZOS COUNTY). (c) The terms of the 414th District Court begin on the first Mondays in January, March, May, July, September, and November. 1, eff. 2(1), eff. (b) The court shall give preference to criminal cases. 480, Sec. 21, Sec. (b) The terms of the 277th District Court begin on the first Mondays in January and July. 108, Sec. Acts 1985, 69th Leg., ch. Added by Acts 1987, 70th Leg., ch. Jan. 15, 2004. (b) The terms of the 41st District Court begin on the first Mondays in January, March, May, September, and November. 4.07. 1004 (H.B. … 410TH JUDICIAL DISTRICT (MONTGOMERY COUNTY). The 271st Judicial District is composed of Jack and Wise counties. 6, eff. 24.607. 891), Sec. Sec. Acts 2019, 86th Leg., R.S., Ch. Sec. (b) In addition to other jurisdiction provided by law, each district court in Eastland County has the civil jurisdiction of a county court. Sec. The 313th Judicial District is composed of Harris County. (a) The 387th Judicial District is composed of Fort Bend County. 24.6002. (b) Section 24.112, relating to the 11th District Court, contains provisions applicable to both that court and the 164th District Court. (b) The 459th District Court shall give preference to civil matters. (a) The 255th Judicial District is composed of Dallas County. (a) The 27th Judicial District is composed of Bell and Lampasas counties. 929 (H.B. 14, eff. Acts 2019, 86th Leg., R.S., Ch. Acts 1985, 69th Leg., ch. 24.514. (2) for which the sitting judge of the district court has not at the time of the agreement announced a candidacy or become a candidate in the upcoming election for that judicial office. (b) The terms of the 426th District Court begin on the first Mondays in January, April, July, and October. (a) The 408th Judicial District is composed of Bexar County. Sept. 1, 1995. 24.017. 14 districts. Any case in which a fine may be assessed shall be tried in accordance with the rules of evidence and this Code. 3, eff. 24.60092. 24.510. Each judge may sit in the other court to hear a case without transferring the case. 580 (S.B. Acts 2019, 86th Leg., R.S., Ch. Acts 1965, 59th Leg., vol. 24.6004. Acts 2013, 83rd Leg., R.S., Ch. No existing courts shall be abolished by this Code and shall continue with the jurisdiction, organization, terms and powers currently existing unless otherwise provided by law. On the creation of a new judicial district, the initial vacancy in the office of district judge is filled in accordance with Section 28, Article V, Texas Constitution. (b) The 232nd District Court shall give preference to criminal cases. Amended by Acts 1987, 70th Leg., ch. 104TH JUDICIAL DISTRICT (TAYLOR COUNTY). 11, eff. Sec. 350TH JUDICIAL DISTRICT (TAYLOR COUNTY). 4, eff. 182ND JUDICIAL DISTRICT (HARRIS COUNTY). 2150), Sec. 24.222. 2. 480, Sec. 285TH JUDICIAL DISTRICT (BEXAR COUNTY). 24.260. 24.215. (b) The 17th, 48th, 67th, 96th, and 153rd district courts have concurrent jurisdiction in Tarrant County. The oath is sufficient for his service as official interpreter in all cases in the court in Nueces County during the interpreter's term of office. 1189), Sec. 148, Sec. 327TH JUDICIAL DISTRICT (EL PASO COUNTY). 24.157. 165 (H.B. (c) Each of the judges of the district courts in Aransas, Bee, Live Oak, McMullen, and San Patricio counties shall sign the minutes of each term of his court in each of the counties not later than the 30th day after the end of the term and shall also sign the minutes of the other courts covering the proceedings that were held before him. 24.560. Any of the judges may, in his own courtroom, try and determine any case or proceeding pending in any of the other courts without having the case transferred, or may sit in any of the other courts and hear and determine any case pending in one of those courts. Indictments within each county may be returned to any district court within that county. 24.512. 400TH JUDICIAL DISTRICT (FORT BEND COUNTY). 24.564. The transfer shall be entered on the minutes of the court and the cause shall be tried and disposed of as if it had been originally filed in that court. 308TH JUDICIAL DISTRICT (HARRIS COUNTY). In the absence of a provision by the board, the terms of the district court, until otherwise prescribed by law, begin on the first Mondays in January and July of each year and continue until the time for convening the next regular term of the court. Sept. 1, 1989. Sept. 1, 1987; Acts 1989, 71st Leg., ch. The order of transfer and all other orders made in the case shall be copied and certified by the clerk and the certified copies of the orders shall be filed with the papers of the transferred case. The 442nd Judicial District is composed of Denton County. 1, eff. The 12th Judicial District is composed of Grimes, Madison, and Walker counties. (c) The terms of the 252nd District Court begin on the first Mondays in January, April, July, and October. 1314), Sec. The 191st Judicial District is composed of Dallas County. Sept. 1, 1995. (c) The following procedures in any civil or criminal case are the same and have the same force and effect when done at a special term as though done at a regular term: (1) the issuance of process, whether to a regular term or a special term; (3) the issuance of an order, judgment, or decree; and. 186TH JUDICIAL DISTRICT (BEXAR COUNTY). 2.12(a), eff. (a) The 206th Judicial District is composed of Hidalgo County. 1352 (S.B. (g) Subsection (h) applies to the 11th, 55th, 61st, 80th, 113th, 125th, 127th, 129th, 133rd, 151st, 152nd, 157th, 164th, 165th, 189th, 190th, 215th, 234th, 269th, 270th, 280th, 281st, 295th, 333rd, and 334th judicial districts. (b) Except as provided by this section, the judge of a district court may, in any county in his judicial district: (1) hear and determine all preliminary and interlocutory matters in which a jury may not be demanded; (2) hear and determine uncontested or agreed cases and contests of elections pending in his district, unless a party to the suit objects; and. Added by Acts 1989, 71st Leg., ch. (a) The district court has the jurisdiction provided by Article V, Section 8, of the Texas Constitution. 306TH JUDICIAL DISTRICT (GALVESTON COUNTY). 24.643. (a) The 262nd Judicial District is composed of Harris County. 1324 (S.B. 1081, Sec. 174TH JUDICIAL DISTRICT (HARRIS COUNTY). 442ND JUDICIAL DISTRICT (DENTON COUNTY). 891), Sec. Acts 1985, 69th Leg., ch. 145TH JUDICIAL DISTRICT (NACOGDOCHES COUNTY). 24.596. 83RD JUDICIAL DISTRICT (PECOS, TERRELL, AND VAL VERDE COUNTIES). (b) The 372nd District Court shall give preference to criminal cases. If a district judge determines on the judge's own motion that the judge should not sit in a case pending in the judge's court because the judge is disqualified or otherwise should recuse himself or herself, the judge shall enter a recusal order, request the presiding judge of that administrative judicial region to assign another judge to sit, and take no further action in the case except for good cause stated in the order in which the action is taken. Acts 2005, 79th Leg., Ch. (b) The motion must be filed and presented to the presiding judge of the court: (1) if the defendant enters a plea of guilty or no contest, before the plea; (2) if the defendant's guilt or punishment is tried or determined by a jury, before selection of the jury begins; or. 2936), Sec. The judge may also assign the official interpreter to assist the court's probation officer in the discharge of the probation officer's duties. 24.183. (c) The judge of the 59th District Court may impanel the grand jury in Grayson County as provided by law for any terms of his court that he considers proper. 1, eff. The district court may hear and determine any cause that is cognizable by courts of law or equity and may grant any relief that could be granted by either courts of law or equity. Added by Acts 2019, 86th Leg., R.S., Ch. 24.204. Added by Acts 1995, 74th Leg., ch. (c) The terms of the 77th District Court begin: (1) in Freestone County on the first Mondays in February, May, August, and November; and. Sec. 5. 79), Sec. Added by Acts 1999, 76th Leg., ch. 1306, Sec. (a) The 70th Judicial District is composed of Ector County. 24.636. January 1, 2012. 1189), Sec. (4) in Lavaca County on the first Mondays in April and November. (2) subject to judicial discretion and resources, the designated domestic violence district court may also hear divorce and custody cases in which: (A) a court has made an affirmative finding of family violence involving both parties; or. 24.196. 24.614. If a case is transferred, all process, bonds, recognizances, and obligations extant at the time of transfer shall be returned and filed in the court to which the case is transferred and are valid and binding as if originally issued out of that court. 85 (S.B. (b) The terms of the 135th District Court in each county of the district begin on the first Mondays in January and July. (2) unless objection is filed by a party to the suit, hear any nonjury case, including divorces, adoptions, default judgments, and matters where citation was by publication, regardless of whether the case is filed in the county in which the hearing is held. Jan. 1, 1995. (a) The 176th Judicial District is composed of Harris County. 541 (S.B. 24.557. Acts 2011, 82nd Leg., 1st C.S., Ch. 1, eff. (2) the presiding judge finds under Subsection (c) that a motion made under this article does not prevail. 26, Sec. 407TH JUDICIAL DISTRICT (BEXAR COUNTY). The district courts are the trial courts of general jurisdiction of Texas. (a) The 108th Judicial District is composed of Potter County. (a) The Criminal Judicial District of Jefferson County is composed of Jefferson County. The board shall investigate from time to time the necessity of and appropriate locations for new judicial districts and shall advise the legislature of its findings. Acts 2011, 82nd Leg., R.S., Ch. 480, Sec. 1, eff. (b) The terms of the 69th District Court begin: (1) in Dallam County on the 16th Monday after the second Mondays in January and July; (2) in Hartley County on the 12th Monday after the second Mondays in January and July; (3) in Moore County on the 10th Monday after the second Mondays in January and July; and. Sec. 623, Sec. Added by Acts 2015, 84th Leg., R.S., Ch. 507TH JUDICIAL DISTRICT (HARRIS COUNTY). 415TH JUDICIAL DISTRICT (PARKER COUNTY). 24.404. (2) in Jim Wells County at 10 a.m. on the first Mondays in March and October. Sec. Sec. The Jefferson County sheriff or the sheriff's deputy shall attend the court in Port Arthur and perform all required duties. 24.435. (c) The terms of the 85th District Court begin on the first Mondays in April and October. Acts 2015, 84th Leg., R.S., Ch. 24.218. 40), Sec. 1352 (S.B. 1, eff. (g) The Commissioners Court of Bowie County may provide suitable quarters for the 5th and 102nd district courts in Texarkana or may make an agreement with the City of Texarkana to provide quarters. Aug. 30, 1993; Acts 1995, 74th Leg., ch. 912 (S.B. Sec. Sec. Sec. (a) The 455th Judicial District is composed of Travis County. 13, eff. Sept. 1, 1993; Acts 1997, 75th Leg., ch. (a) The 225th Judicial District is composed of Bexar County. The 278th Judicial District is composed of Leon, Madison, and Walker counties. (b) The terms of the 410th District Court begin on the first Monday in January and the first Monday in July. September 1, 2007. (a) The 155th Judicial District is composed of Austin and Fayette counties. 2150), Sec. Matters and proceedings in the concurrent jurisdiction of the 344th District Court and the county court shall be filed in the county court, and all cases of concurrent jurisdiction may be transferred between the 344th District Court and the county court. Sec. 24.623. 15, eff. Sec. Added by Acts 2019, 86th Leg., R.S., Ch. (b) The terms of the 82nd District Court begin on the first Mondays in January and July. 24.401. 24.155. Acts 2015, 84th Leg., R.S., Ch. September 1, 2013. September 1, 2007. Sec. 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