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SINCE 1980
TEXAS CITY LAWYER
Tel. 409-965-8500
LeGrand Law Office
2206 Palmer Hwy.
Texas City, Texas 77590
Galveston County
GALVESTON COUNTY COURTS
Texas City has two courts located here.  The Texas City Municipal Court, which handles class C
misdemeanors, violations of city ordinances and driver's license suspension hearings. The precinct
5 Justice of Peace Court of Galveston County is also located here, handling class C
misdemeanors, civil suits where the amount in controversy is up to $10,000, administrative
driver's license suspension hearings, and eviction cases..  Traffic tickets are class C misdemeanors.

Class B and Class A misdemeanors are handled by the County Courts at Law, located in
Galveston, Texas.  Besides, handling Class B and A misdemeanors, the County Court Courts at
Law handle cases in which the amount in controversy is between $500.00 and $200,000.00.   
The County  Courts 1, 2 and 3 also take appeals from justice of peace and municipal courts
located in Galveston County.  A new trial is given on these appeals.  It is called a trial de novo.

The district court has exclusive jurisdiction on felony cases, cases involving title to land, and
election contest cases.  It shares jurisdiction with the county courts, and in some case justice of
the peace courts, for civil cases (its lowest limit for hearing a case is a mere $200 in controversy,
while JP courts can hear cases up to $10,000). In a "catchall" provision it hears all cases "in which
jurisdiction is not placed in another trial court."

The 306th District Family Court of Galveston County handles only family related cases.  It shares
jurisdiction with county courts at law 1, 2 and 3 on family cases.

In addition to judicial powers, district judges also have administrative duties as well. District
judges may remove county officials, officials of a general-law municipality, and municipal court
judges, under certain circumstances. Also, they appoint and supervise the county auditor, oversee
the operations of the adult and juvenile probation offices, and are granted "supervisory"
jurisdiction over the county commissioners court. Texas City Lawyer.
 
                                                 AREAS OF PRACTICE


 FAMILY, DIVORCE, CUSTODY, MODIFICATIONS,Texas City Lawyer  


TERMINATIONS,   ADOPTIONS CPS CASES, ANNULMENTS


PROBATE, ESTATES,  WILLS, GUARDIANSHIPS,  HEIRSHIP  PROCEEDING


CRIMINAL DEFENSE, dwi, dui, assault, family violence, resisting arrest, drug possession, sex crimes, probation violations, theft, bad checks, manslaughter, white collar and internet crimes, traffic tickets, Texas City Lawyer.


 SERIOUS PERSONAL INJURY, ACCIDENTS. Texas City Lawyer


  APPEALS, CRIMINAL, CIVIL, FAMILY. GALVESTON LAWYER

  REAL ESTATE, DEEDS, TITLE ISSUES. Texas City Lawyer.


 TRAFFIC VIOLATIONS, TICKETS. Texas City Lawyer.

  LAWSUIT DEFENSE



            
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LEGRAND LAW OFFICE TEXAS CITY GALVESTON COUNTY LAWYER
2206 Palmer Hwy. Texas City Lawyer, TX 77590
Phone: 409-965-8500 Website: www.legrand-law-office.com