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Methods of Payment

It is the better practice to file your justice suit (civil case) in person. You should be prepared to pay the filing fees at the time of filing. The court accepts the following:


Cashier's Check, payable to the Justice of the Peace

Money Order, payable to the Justice of the Peace

Credit Card

Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover

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General Information

This information is furnished to you to provide basic information relative to the law governing procedures for civil cases in the Harris County Justice Courts.

The Harris County Justices of the Peace and the Clerks of the Harris County Justice Courts are not allowed to give legal advice. You are urged to review the applicable laws and to consult an attorney of your choice for further information or answers to specific legal questions.

You have the right to a trial by a jury and to be represented by an attorney of your choice, or to represent yourself.

Disclaimer: The law is constantly changing and there may be times when the information on this web site will not be current. This information is provided for general informational purposes only and is not intended as legal advice. This information is not a comprehensive treatment of the subject and is not a substitute for advice from an attorney.