Taylor County District Courts & Federal Trial / Appellate Courts

Civil District Courts in Abilene — Taylor County, Texas
in which a Personal Injury Lawyer would file a lawsuit

If you live in Abilene and want to file a lawsuit, your Abilene Personal 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:

Taylor County 104th District Court
(325) 674-1316

Taylor County 326th District Court
(325) 674-1316

Taylor County 42nd District Court
(325) 674-1316

Taylor County 350th District Court
(325) 674-1316

The District Courts for Abilene and Taylor County are located at:

300 Oak Street
Abilene TX 79602


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:

Taylor County Civil Courts at Law:

Taylor County Court at Law No. 1
(325) 674-1323

 Taylor County Court at Law No. 2
(325) 674-1208

The Civil Courts at Law for Taylor County are located at:

300 Oak Street
Abilene TX 79602-1575


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 COURTS:

Taylor County 104th District Court
(325) 674-1316

Taylor County 326th District Court
(325) 674-1316

Taylor County 42nd District Court
(325) 674-1316

Taylor County 350th District Court
(325) 674-1316

 

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

Taylor County Court at Law No. 1
(325) 674-1323

 Taylor County Court at Law No. 2
(325) 674-1208

 

 

The Probate Courts for Nueces County are located at:

300 Oak Street
Abilene TX 79602-1575


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 Eleventh District of Texas
(Eleventh Court of Appeals)
(254) 629-2638

County Coverage:
 Baylor, Borden, Brown, Callahan, Coleman, Comanche, Dawson, Eastland, Ector, Erath, Fisher, Gaines, Glasscock, Haskell, Howard, Jones, Knox, Martin, Midland, Mitchell, Nolan, Palo Pinto, Scurry, Shackelford, Stephens, Stonewall, Taylor, and Throckmorton counties

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

County Courthouse
100 West Main Street, Suite 300
Eastland, Texas 76448


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

FINAL APPELLATE:

The Supreme Court of Texas

Physical Address:
Supreme Court Building
201 W. 14th Street, Room 104
Austin, Texas 78701

Mailing Address:
PO Box 12248
Austin, Texas 78711

Contact by Telephone/Fax
Main: (512) 463-1312    Fax: (512) 463-1365

Chief Justice Wallace B. Jefferson

Justice Nathan L. Hecht

Justice Dale Wainwright

Justice David Medina

Justice Paul W. Green

Justice Phil Johnson

Justice Don R. Willett

Justice Eva Guzman

Justice Debra Lehrmann

 

Supreme Court of Texas Case Search


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:

United States District Court
The Northern District of Texas - Abilene Division

Abilene Divisional Office:
341 Pine Street, Room 2008
Abilene, TX 79601
(325) 677-6311
ECF Help Desk: (806) 472-1905

Headquarters and Dallas Divisional Office:
1100 Commerce Street, Room 1452
Dallas, Texas 75242
(214) 753-2200
ECF Help Desk: (866) 243-2866

 

JUDGES:

Chief District Judge Sidney A. Fitzwater
(214) 753-2200

District Judge Mary Lou Robinson
  (214) 753-2200

District Judge Sam R. Cummings
(214) 753-2200

District Judge John H. McBryde
(214) 753-2200

District Judge Jorge Antonio Solis
(214) 753-2200

District Judge Terry R. Means
(214) 753-2200

District Judge Sam A. Lindsay
(214) 753-2200

District Judge Barbara M. Lynn
(214) 753-2200

District Judge David C. Godbey
(214) 753-2200

District Judge James E. Kinkeade
(214) 753-2200

District Judge Jane J. Boyle
(214) 753-2200

District Judge Reed Charles O'Connor
(214) 753-2200

Senior District Judge A. Joe Fish
(214) 753-2200

Senior District Judge Robert B. Maloney
(214) 753-2200

Senior District Judge William Royal Furgeson, Jr.
(214) 753-2200

Map of USDC Northern District of Texas - Abilene Division

The Abilene Division covers the following Texas Counties:

Jones, Nolan, Stephens, Throckmorton, Fisher, Haskell, Howard, Shackelford, Stonewall,
Taylor, Callahan, Eastland, and Mitchell counties


If you wished to appeal from one of the trial courts in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas - Abilene 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 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

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

 

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