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Justice Of The peace Courts

Misdemeanor punishable by a fine and no jail. Handle Lawsuits Of Damage no more than 5000, conduct weddings.

Municipal Courts

Misdemeanor or punishable by a fine and no jail time. Handle civil cases that involves dangerous dogs.

County Courts

Hear Criminal cases of 500 or more from one year jail time appeals from JP&MC. Handles Wills and estates.

Districts Courts

Hears Felonies. Hears Divorce and child custody. Involves damages over $200

Courts Of Appeals

Hear all civil cases and criminal cases that are appeals from district of county courts.

The Supreme Court Of Texas

Hears all civil appeals from courts of appeals.

Texas Court Of Criminal Appeals

Handles all criminal cases that have been appealed from the court a appeals for all death cases.

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