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Small Claims Cases

This legal research guide provides information about small claims cases in justice court and provides links to filing information for select Texas counties.

Exempt Property

Exempt Property

Certain types of money and property are protected in a debt collection lawsuit and cannot be taken by the creditor. Texas court rules require the debtor be provided with notice about their protected property rights.

If a creditor takes protected property, a debtor can take legal action against them to get it back.

Texas Law

Court Rules

Understanding the Law


E-Books from the Texas State Law Library

You can borrow the e-books below with your library account. Don't have a library account? Texas residents can register for a library account online! Learn more about how to register online.

Books at the Texas State Law Library

These print books are not available online. They are available at the Texas State Law Library in Austin. If you can't visit the library in person, these books might be available at a law library near you or a public library near you.

Volume 9, Chapter 132 discusses enforcement of judgments.