In recognition of the COVID-19 Pandemic and in compliance with various state and local orders, including Emergency Orders from the Supreme Court of Texas, the Travis County Civil and Family Courts are primarily operating on a remote basis. While courts continue to hold hearings and bench trials remotely, jury trials have been postponed until such time as they may be resumed safely, but no earlier than September 28, 2020. Please read the emergency orders related to COVID-19 or contact Court Administration for more information.

County Court

Important Information about Civil County Courts at Law


Travis County's civil county courts at law are housed in the Heman Marion Sweatt Travis County Courthouse.

The county courts at law hear bench trials and jury trials. The legal jurisdiction of the special county-level trial courts in Texas varies from county to county. Get detailed information regarding Travis County's Civil County Courts at Law in the Travis County Courts at Law Local Rules.

Prohibited Items

Confiscated items will not be returned! View a list of items that you are not allowed to bring into the courthouse.


Heman Marion Sweatt
Travis County Courthouse

1000 Guadalupe
Austin, TX 78701

Mailing address
P.O. Box 1748
Austin, TX 78767

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