Courthouse in Newton, TX
Last updated at 2022-02-11T04:16:11.511Z
P O Box 178, Wiergate TX 75977-0178
Average days to process
2-10 business days
Knowing where to file can be tough. Although you may be tempted to choose the courthouse closest to you, your case may not be accepted there.
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Small claims court enables people to get their day in court without the need for a lawyer, but only in cases where the damages are $10,000 or less.
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