Denton County District Courts & Federal Trial / Appellate Courts

Civil Courts in Denton — Denton County, Texas
in which a Personal Injury Lawyer would file a personal injury lawsuit

If you live in Denton and want to file a lawsuit, your Denton Injury Attorney will know in which of these courts your case should be filed.

If your claim is worth over $100,000 you will file here:

DISTRICT COURTS:

Denton County 16th District Court
(940) 349-2300

Denton County 158th District Court
(940) 349-2300

Denton County  211thDistrict Court
(940) 349-2300

Denton County 367th District Court
(940) 349-2300

Denton County 393rd District Court
(940) 349-2300

Denton County 362nd District Court
(940) 349-2300

The District Courts for Denton and Denton County are located at:

1450 East McKinney Street
Denton, TX 76209


Denton County Civil Courts at Law:

If your claim is worth between $10,000 and $100,000 you may file here or in one of the County District Courts that have concurrent jurisdiction with the County Courts at law:

Denton County - County Court at Law No. 1
Charlie J. Cole Building
210 South Woodrow Lane, Denton, TX 76205
(940) 349-2520

Denton County - County Court at Law No. 2
Denton County Courts Building
1450 East McKinney Street, Suite 2437, Denton, TX 76209
(940) 349-2120

 

 

 

 


If you have an estate proceeding OR there was a Wrongful Death and Survivorship lawsuit and there was an Estate proceeding established in the Probate Courts, you may file your claim here if the matter is contested:

PROBATE COURT:


Denton County Probate Court
(940)349-2140

 

The Probate Court for Denton County is located at:

Denton County Courts Building
1450 East McKinney Street, Third Floor
Denton, TX 76209


If the probate matter is uncontested, your claim may be handled here:

Denton County - County Court at Law No. 2
Denton County Courts Building
1450 East McKinney Street, Suite 2437, Denton, TX 76209
(940) 349-2120
 
Denton County - County Court at Law No. 1
Charlie J. Cole Building
210 South Woodrow Lane, Denton, TX 76205
 (940) 349-2520
 

 

 

 

 


If you are seeking an appeal from a civil case, it will be filed in this appellate court:

STATE INTERMEDIATE APPELLATE COURT:

Court of Appeals for the Second Court District of Texas
(Second Court Court of Appeals)
(817) 884-1900

County Coverage:
Archer, Clay, Cooke, Denton, Hood, Jack, Montague, Parker, Tarrant, Wichita, Wise, Young
 

The State Intermediate Appellate Courts for Denton County are located at:

Tim Curry Criminal Justice Center
401 West Belknap, Suite 9000
Fort Worth, Texas 76196


Finally, if you wish to appeal a civil decision from the appellate courts you will file it in:

FINAL APPELLATE:

Supreme Court of Texas
Supreme Court Building
201 W. 14th Street, Room 104
Austin, Texas 78701

Chief Justice Wallace B. Jefferson

Justice Nathan L. Hecht

Justice Dale Wainwright

Justice Medina

Justice Paul W. Green

 

Justice Phil Johnson

Justice Don R. Willett

Justice Eva Guzman

Justice Debra Lehrmann

 

 

 

 

 

 


If your civil suit involves a person who lives out-of-state, or if there is diversity or a “federal question,” then a personal injury lawsuit can be filed in:

The Eastern District of Texas - Sherman Division

HeadQuarters Office:
William M. Steger Federal Building and United States Courthouse
211 West Ferguson Street, Room 106, Tyler, TX 75702
(903) 590-1000

Sherman Divisional Office:
Federal Building
101 East Pecan Street, Room 216, Sherman, TX 75090
(903) 892-2921

 

Library Open to the Public:
Denton County Law Library
1450 E Mckinney Street 2102
Denton, TX 76209
(972) 434-8821

 

JUDGES:

Chief Judge David Folsom
(903) 794-4067

District Judge Leonard Davis
(903) 590-1084

District Judge John D. Love
(903) 590-1164

District Judge Michael H. Schneider, Sr.
(903) 590-1091

District Judge Marcia A. Crone
(409) 654-2880

District Judge Judith Guthire
(903) 590-1077

District Judge Richard A. Schell
(214) 872-4820

District Judge T. John Ward
(903) 935-3868

District Judge Ron Clark
(409) 654-2800

Senior District Judge Thad Heartfield
(409) 654-2860

Map of USDC Southern District of Texas - Denton   Division

The Sherman Division covers the following Texas Counties:

Collin,Cooke, Denton,Grayson, Delta,Fannin, Hopkins and Lamar


If you wished to appeal from one of the trial courts in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas - Sherman Division, you would appeal to the Fifth Circuit United States Court of Appeals located in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals

600 South Maestri Place
New Orleans, Louisiana 70130-3408
(504) 310-7700

The Judges in the Fifth Circuit are:

Edith H. Jones, Chief Judge
515 Rusk Avenue, Room 12505, Houston, TX 77002-2655
(713) 250-5484

Carolyn Dineen King
515 Rusk Avenue, Room 11020, Houston, TX 77002-2694
(713) 250-5750

E. Grady Jolly
245 E. Capitol Street, Room 202, Jackson, MS 39201-2414
(601) 965-4165

W. Eugene Davis
800 Lafayette St., Suite 5100, Lafayette, LA 70501-6883
(337) 593-5280

Jerry E. Smith
515 Rusk Avenue, Room 12621, Houston, TX 77002-2698
(713) 250-5101

Emilio M. Garza
8200 I-10 West, Suite 501, San Antonio, TX 78230-3878
(210) 525-2950

Fortunato P. Benavides
903 San Jacinto Blvd., Room 450, Austin, TX 78701-2450
(512) 916-5796

Carl E. Stewart
300 Fannin Street, Suite 2299, Shreveport, LA 71101-3074
(318) 676-3765

James L. Dennis
600 Camp Street, Room 219, New Orleans, LA 70130-3425
(504) 310-8000

Edith Brown Clement
600 Camp Street, Room 200, New Orleans, LA 70130-3425
(504) 310-8068

Edward C. Prado
755 E. Mulberry Ave., Suite 350, San Antonio, TX 78212-3186
(210) 472-4060

Priscilla R. Owen
903 San Jacinto Boulevard, Room 434, Austin, TX 78701-2450
(512) 916-5167

Jennifer Walker Elrod
515 Rusk Avenue, Room 12014, Houston, TX 77002-2603
(713) 250-7590

Leslie H. Southwick
245 E. Capitol Street, Room 222, Jackson, MS 39201
(601) 965-4017

Catharina Haynes
1100 Commerce Street, Room 1264, Dallas, TX 75242
(214) 753-2750

Senior Judges:

Thomas M. Reavley
515 Rusk Avenue, Room 11009, Houston, TX 77002-2605
(713) 250-5185

Will Garwood
903 San Jacinto Blvd., Room 300, Austin, TX 78701-2450
(512) 916-5113

Patrick E. Higginbotham
903 San Jacinto Blvd., Room 400, Austin, TX 78701-2450
(512) 916-5723

Jacques L. Wiener, Jr.
600 Camp Street, Room 244, New Orleans, LA 70130-3425
(504) 310-8098

Rhesa H. Barksdale
245 E. Capitol St., Room 200, Jackson, MS 39201-2414
(601) 965-5840

Harold R. DeMoss, Jr.
515 Rusk Avenue, Room 12015, Houston, TX 77002-2605
(713) 250-5462

 

Opinions of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit

If you wished to appeal from the 5th Circuit, you would file a Writ of Certiorari with:

The United States Supreme Court
Washington, D.C.

Contact information for the Supreme Court of the United States and its Justices:

Clerk's Office: (202) 479- 3011
Public Information Office: (202) 479-3211
General Inquiry: (202) 479-3000

Supreme Court of the United States
1 First Street NE
Washington, DC 20543

 

The chambers of the Supreme Court Justices are located mainly on the second floor of the Supreme Court building, with the exception of Justice Ginsburg's third floor chambers. Their individual chambers are not available to the public, and no direct phone line to a Justice exists for the public. The Justices may be contacted only via traditional mail. The nine Justices and the preferred way to address a letter are listed below.

Chief Justice John G. Roberts

Address correspondence to:
The Honorable John G. Roberts
Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court

Justice Antonin Scalia

Address correspondence to:
The Honorable Antonin Scalia
Associate Justice

Justice Anthony M. Kennedy

Address correspondence to:
The Honorable Anthony M. Kennedy
Associate Justice

Justice Clarence Thomas

Address correspondence to:
The Honorable Clarence Thomas
Associate Justice

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Address correspondence to:
The Honorable Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Associate Justice

Justice Stephen G. Breyer

Address correspondence to:
The Honorable Stephen G. Breyer
Associate Justice

Justice Samuel Anthony Alito

Address correspondence to:
The Honorable Samuel Anthony Alito
Associate Justice

Justice Sonia Sotomayor

Address correspondence to:
The Honorable Sonia Sotomayor
Associate Justice

Justice Elena Kagan

Address correspondence to:
The Honorable Elena Kagan
Associate Justice

 

Read the latest United States Supreme Court Slip Opinions


 

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