Fort Bend County District Courts & Federal Trial / Appellate Courts

Civil Courts in Sugar Land — Fort Bend County, Texas
in which a Truck Accident Lawyer would file a personal injury lawsuit

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

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:

COUNTY COURTS AT LAW:

Fort Bend County - County Court at Law No. 1
(281) 633-7415

Fort Bend County - County Court at Law No. 2
(281) 341-4446

Fort Bend County - County Court at Law No. 3
(281) 341-4430

Fort Bend County - County Court at Law No. 4
(281) 341-4501

 

 


 


The County Courts at Law for Sugar Land and Fort Bend County are located at:

Fort Bend County Courthouse
301 Jackson Street, Richmond, TX 77469

 

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

CIVIL DISTRICT COURTS:

Fort Bend County 240th District Court
(281) 341-8600

Fort Bend County 268th District Court
(281) 341-8610

Fort Bend County 328th District Court
(281) 341-4406

Fort Bend County 387th District Court
(281) 238-3290

Fort Bend County 400th District Court
(281) 341-4422

Fort Bend County 434th District Court
(281) 633-7653

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Civil District Courts for Sugar Land and Fort Bend County are located at:

Fort Bend County Courthouse
301 Jackson Street, Richmond, TX 77469


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 would file your claim here:

PROBATE COURTS:

Fort Bend County 240th District Court
(281) 341-8600

Fort Bend County 268th District Court
(281) 341-8610

Fort Bend County 328th District Court
(281) 341-4406

Fort Bend County 387th District Court
(281) 238-3290

Fort Bend County 400th District Court
(281) 341-4422

Fort Bend County 434th District Court
(281) 633-7653

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

Fort Bend County - County Court at Law No. 1
(281) 633-7415

Fort Bend County - County Court at Law No. 2
(281) 341-4446

Fort Bend County - County Court at Law No. 3
(281) 341-4430

Fort Bend County - County Court at Law No. 4
(281) 341-4501

Fort Bend County Constitutional Court
(281) 341-8608

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Probate Courts for Sugar Land and Fort Bend County are located at:

Fort Bend County Courthouse
301 Jackson Street
Richmond, TX 77469


If you are seeking an appeal from a civil case, it will be filed here:

STATE INTERMEDIATE APPELLATE COURTS:

Court of Appeals for the First District of Texas
(First Court of Appeals)
(713) 655-2700

County Coverage:
Austin, Brazoria, Chambers, Colorado, Fort Bend, Galveston, Grimes, Harris, Waller, and Washington counties


Court of Appeals for the Fourteenth District of Texas
(Fourteenth Court of Appeals)
(713) 655-2800

 

 

County Coverage:
Austin, Brazoria, Chambers, Colorado, Fort Bend, Galveston, Grimes, Harris, Waller, and Washington counties

 

 

 

 

The State Intermediate Appellate Courts for Fort Bend County are located at:

1307 San Jacinto Street, Floors 10 & 11
Houston, TX 77002-7018

Fort Bend County is under the jurisdiction of both the 1st and 14th Courts of Appeal and the selection is random for which Appellate Court will handle the truck accident lawyer's appellate issue.


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

FINAL APPELLATE:

The Supreme Court of Texas
Supreme Court Building
201 W. 14th Street, Room 104
Austin, Texas 78701
(512) 463-1312


If you civil suit involves a person that lives out of state or involves a "federal question" your claim will be filed here:

United States District Court

The Southern District of Texas - Houston Division

Bob Casey United States Courthouse
515 Rusk Street, Room 5300, Houston, TX 77002-2600
(713) 250-5500

JUDGES:

Chief Judge Ricardo Hinojosa
(956) 618-8100

District Judge Lynn Nettleton Hughes
(713) 250-5900

District Judge Kenneth M. Hoyt
409-766-3530

District Judge Sim Lake
(713) 250-5518

District Judge Melinda Harmon
(713) 250-5518

District  Judge Lee Hyman Rosenthal
(713) 250-5517

District Judge Janis Graham Jack
(361) 888-3525

District Judge Vanessa Gilmore
(713) 250-5990

District Judge Nancy Friedman Atlas
(713) 250-5990

District Judge Hilda G. Tagle
(956) 548-2510

District Judge Keith P. Ellison
(713) 250-5533

District Judge Randy Crane
(956) 618-8083

District Judge Andrew S. Hanen
(956) 548-2591

District Judge Micaela Alvarez
(956) 726-2242

District Judge Gray Hampton Miller
(713) 250-5533

Senior District  Judge George P. Kazen
(956) 726-2237

Senior District  Judge Hayden Wilson Head, Jr.
(361) 888-3148

Senior District  Judge David Hittner
(713) 250-5533

Senior District  Judge John David Rainey
(361) 788-5030

Senior District Judge Ewing Werlein, Jr.
(713) 250-5533

U. S. District Court of Southern District of Texas - Houston Division

Please download a list of all Division Federal Judges and Clerks.

The Houston Division covers the following Texas Counties:

Austin, Brazos, Colorado, Fayette, Fort Bend, Grimes, Harris, Madison,
Montgomery, San Jacinto, Walker, Waller, and Wharton Counties


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

 Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals
600 S. Maestri Place
New Orleans, LA 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 Boulevard, 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 Avenue, 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 Boulevard, Room 300
Austin, TX 78701-2450
(512) 916-5113

Patrick E. Higginbotham
903 San Jacinto Boulevard, 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 Street, 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

States that make up the 5th Circuit are Texas, Louisiana, and Mississippi.


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

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The Honorable Clarence Thomas
Associate Justice

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

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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

 

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