Eviction Cases

An eviction case is a lawsuit brought to recover possession of real property under Chapter 24 of the Texas Property Code, often by a landlord against a tenant.

A claim for rent may be joined with an eviction case if the amount of rent due and unpaid is not more than $20,000, excluding statutory interest and court costs but including attorney fees, if any. Eviction cases are governed by Rules 500-507 and 510 of Part V of the Rules of Civil Procedure. To the extent of any confict between Rule 510 and the rest of Part V, Rule 510 applies.

To search the Justice Court Precinct for your case, please visit Tarrant County Comprehensive Address Information Directory.

For information on Justice Court Rules, please visit Texas Judicial Branch Rules and Forms website.

A court date will be provided when case is processed.


* Indicates three copies need to be submitted

1. Sworn Complaint for Eviction*

2. Military Affidavit (if applicable)


1. File with Justice Court 8 and serve in Tarrant County

  • Fees
  • $46 filing fee
  • $75 Constable fee for each person being served


This page was last modified on February 09, 2021


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