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Texas Justice Court Training Center

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TJCTC guidance regarding the CDC Order imposing a moratorium on certain residential evictions for nonpayment of rent is now posted on our coronavirus page (click the button below). Please review it carefully! 

Announcements


Jurisdictional Increase Now in Effect

Effective September 1, 2020, the civil jurisdictional limit for justice court has increased from $10,000 to $20,000. Take a look at the webinar on the Jurisdictional Increase: the $20,000 Question for information and details, and watch our blog The Docket for FAQ coming soon!


2021 Programs

TJCTC will begin holding in-person programs in Spring 2021. Registration will open later than normal. Check your mail mid-September to receive our 2021 brochure! 


Website Update

TJCTC has updated our site! Below are some links to new and updated pages that you may find useful: 

Online Learning - Find out what online learning options TJCTC offers. 

Recordings for credit - Want to watch a recording of a past webinar or course for credit? Click here! 

Constable Resources - TJCTC offers specific resources for Constables to help with civil process. 

Charts and Checklists - A new page with handy flowcharts for different justice court procedures. 


Having Trouble Receiving Our Newsletters and Alerts?

If you are having trouble receiving our Newsletters, Upcoming Events, Alerts and Updates you can now use an alternate email address to receive these emails. You can do this by logging in and updating your Student Information. Click Here for detailed instructions.


Judicial Education Hours for FY2020

The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals has released an emergency order allowing all justices of the peace to get their remaining FY2020 judicial education hours including civil hours online from TJCTC. Check out our JP credit page for more information


Deskbook Updates

TJCTC has updated several deskbooks to include information on changes from the 2019 Legislative Session. Click here to download an updated deskbook.


Post-Judgment Interest Rate 

Remember to check the OCCC site every month for the current post-judgment interest rates! Click here to see the current rates and click on "Future Rate" at that link after the 15th of the month to see the next month's rate.