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The Supreme Court of Texas

Hears all civil appeals from the courts appeal .

Texas Court of Criminal Appeals

Handles all the criminal cases that have been appealed from the courts of appeal .

Courts of Appeal

Hear all the civil cases and criminal cases that are appealed from district or county courts , with the exception of death penalty cases .

District Courts

Hear all criminal cases that are considered felonies , Hear civil cases that involve damage over $200 .

County Courts

Hear rentals of cases appealed from justice of the peace or municipal court .

Justice of the Peace Courts

Misdemeanors which are punishable by a fine , but no jail time , issue search and arrest warrant , handle lawsuit involved damages for $5000 .

Municipal Courts

Misdemeanors which are punishable by a fine , but no jail time , Handle civil cases that invlove dangerous dog .

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