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The Appellate Division represents the State of Texas in all misdemeanor criminal appellate and writs of habeas corpus matters concerning cases prosecuted by the Travis County Attorney’s Office. The Division also represents the State of Texas in expunction and nondisclosure civil proceedings.

Alexandra M. Gauthier
Assistant Director

Jennifer Johnson-Allcorn
Paralegal

Cecilia Arispe
Paralegal

Teresa Blaha
Senior Legal Assistant

DIVISION CONTACT INFORMATION

-NOTICE TO UNREPRESENTED PETITIONERS-

Please seek help with your expunction/nondisclosure legal questions and filings. Our office cannot give you legal advice on any of these matters. You can retain counsel, contact an agency that assists with those matters or proceed on your own. Helpful resources are listed below.

Clerks:
    Travis County County Clerk (when filing Misdemeanor Nondisclosures)
    https://countyclerk.traviscountytx.gov/departments/misdemeanor/
    Travis County District Clerk (when filing Expunctions and Felony Nondisclosures)
    https://www.traviscountytx.gov/district-clerk

Resource Agencies: 
    Travis County Law Library – https://lawlibrary.traviscountytx.gov/ 
            The library offers remote and in-person visit for its patrons.
    UT School of Law Pro Bono Clinic - www.law.utexas.edu/probono 
    Texas Legal Services Center - www.tlsc.org- (512) 477-6000 
    Texas Rio Grande Legal Aid (TRLA) - www.trla.org - (800) 988-9996 
    Volunteer Legal Services - www.vlsoct.org - (512) 476-5550 

Informative Websites: 
    Texas State Law Library Legal Forms - https://guides.sll.texas.gov/legal-forms
    Texas Law Help - www.texaslawhelp.org  
    Lawyer Referral Service of Central Texas - www.AustinLRS.org (512) 472-8303 
    Texas Office of Court Administration (Nondisclosure Rules and Forms) 
    https://www.txcourts.gov/rules-forms/orders-of-nondisclosure/ 

Special Note for Nondisclosure Filings: 

If you are representing yourself and have a filed-stamped petition in a nondisclosure proceeding, please provide a copy of it along with the proposed order to [email protected]. The Travis County Attorney’s Office will review nondisclosure petitions in the order in which they are received and will contact both you and the Court in which the Petition is pending once a decision has been made. 


Contact

Ned Granger Administration Building, Fifth Floor
314 West 11th Street, Suite 500,
Austin, Texas 78701

TAX RATE: TRAVIS COUNTY ADOPTED A TAX RATE THAT WILL RAISE MORE TAXES FOR MAINTENANCE AND OPERATIONS THAN LAST YEAR’S TAX RATE. THE TAX RATE WILL EFFECTIVELY BE RAISED BY 3.5 PERCENT AND WILL RAISE TAXES FOR MAINTENANCE AND OPERATIONS ON A $100,000 HOME BY APPROXIMATELY $9.12.