November 2017

2 posts

Small Claims Cases

November 6, 2017


"Small claims" is the term used for cases filed in the Texas justice court system where the plaintiff is seeking damages of $10,000 or less. Justice court is considered more informal than district or county court, so many people choose to represent themselves. If you are considering filing a small claims case, the State Law Library's research guide offers straightforward information that can help you. This research guide includes information on: The Texas Rules of Civil Procedure governing proc…

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Landlord/Tenant Law

November 20, 2017


Many of our patrons have questions related to problems they are experiencing as either a tenant or a landlord. To assist in answering those questions, our librarians have created a Landlord/Tenant Law research guide. This research guide includes information on: Texas statutes governing rental properties and issues related to landlord/tenant law "Plain English" summaries of those laws Information regarding tenants’ rights, evictions, and the various tenant organizations in Texas Remote access to…

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