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Commonly Requested Legal Forms

This guide provides links to free legal forms from various organizations. Not all legal forms exist in a pre-prepared format. An attorney could suggest which forms to use or create a custom form for your situation.

Civil & General Forms

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TexasLawHelp is a website that provides free, reliable legal information. It is run by several nonprofits and pro-bono organizations.

Office of Court Administration Forms

The Office of Court Administration (OCA) is a state agency in the judicial branch of the Texas government.

Texas Justice Court Training Center Forms

The Texas Justice Court Training Center is an educational endeavor by the Justices of the Peace and Constables Association and Texas State University.

County and District Clerks' Association Forms

The County and District Clerks' Association is a professional organization for clerks in Texas.

Gale Legal Forms Database

Gale Legal Forms is a database from Gale, an educational publishing company. Access is provided by the State Law Library.

E-books from the Texas State Law Library

Many of the e-books available through the State Law Library contain forms or drafting guides. To access, first get a free library account online with the Texas State Law Library.

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Other Places to Find Forms

Court websites

A law library near you

An attorney

  • An attorney could create a custom form for you. If you are not able to find the legal form you are looking for, one may not exist in a pre-prepared format and you may need to seek help from a lawyer.
  • To find an attorney, see the resources on our where to go for help page.

Legal Research Guides from the Texas State Law Library

The Texas State Law Library reference librarians have compiled legal research guides for specific areas of the law. These guides contain resources that can help you research a legal issue. The American Association of Law Libraries has a guide for Non-Lawyers on How to Research a Legal Problem [PDF]. If you have any questions, please contact us at (512) 463-1722 or at


The information provided on this page has been prepared for general information purposes only and should not be construed as, nor substituted for, legal advice. It is strongly recommended that you contact an attorney for advice specific to your fact situation. Your local bar association or the State Bar of Texas Lawyer Referral Information Service (1-800-252-9690) can assist you with locating an attorney.

Some of the electronic resources we refer to in this guide may be in PDF format. Adobe Reader or similar software is required to view PDFs.

The library is unable to determine what form you should use and we cannot assist you in filling out any form.


Free Forms on the Web

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State Law Library Resources

Boxes marked with a library card icon contain forms you can access when you sign up for a free library account with the Texas State Law Library. These forms come from e-books and databases.

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