Texas Justice Court Training Center
Ensuring Justice and Fairness Through Education
On February 9, OCA announced that the Texas Eviction Diversion Program is expanding statewide, beginning February 15. For full information, see our coronavirus page, which you can access by clicking the blue button below. Eviction forms related to COVID may also be found by going to our forms page and clicking the link for COVID-19 Eviction forms.
COVID Eviction Form Page
A new page containing all of the forms for eviction cases related to COVID modifications can be accessed from the forms page or click here to visit the page. As always, forms are also available on our coronavirus page.
TJCTC Modifies Position on Post-Judgment Interest
Remember that every civil judgment must include a post-judgment interest rate (even if that rate is 0%). Click here to read our new position on determining the rate that applies, particularly in default and agreed judgment situations.
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!
TJCTC plans to begin holding in-person programs in Summer 2021. Registration will open later than normal for summer programs. Registration is currently open for our virtual programs for Spring 2021. You should have already received our 2021 brochure!
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.
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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.