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Resources on the Web

Houston Bar Association

The section of their web site called For the Public provides information about the Houston Volunteer Lawyers Program, the Houston Lawyer Referral Service, the Dispute Resolution Center, and other information that can be of help to defendants in criminal cases or civil suits.
Texas Office of Court Administration

Task Force on Indigent Defense

The mission of the Task Force on Indigent Defense is to improve the delivery of indigent defense services through fiscal assistance, accountability and professional support to State, local judicial, county, and municipal officials. The purpose of the Task Force is to promote justice and fairness to all indigent persons accused of criminal conduct, including juvenile respondents, as provided by the laws and constitutions of the United States and Texas.


A national clearinghouse of information relating to self-representation for pro se litigants

General Information
Cases in the County Criminal Courts

Harris County Criminal Courts at Law Alternative Plan for the Indigent Fair Defense Act (S.B. 7)

Class A and B Misdemeanor Bail Shchedule

Frequently Asked Questions about Deferred Adjudication Non-Disclosure Procedures (District Attorney's Office)

Cases in the County Civil Courts

Harris County Clerk and County Civil Courts

Docket Procedures: Court Clerks and Trial Coordinators

Cases in the Justice of the Peace Courts

Traffic Cases

Criminal Cases (Class C misdemeanors)

Bad Check Cases

Small Claims Cases

Civil Cases (Justice Court Suits)

Eviction Cases

Truancy Cases