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Document Upload Policy - Fort Bend County Court at Law

(This is provided for information purposes only. Due to several reasons, the information provided may have changed or can be different in certain circumstances. Contact the court for clarification).

General Information

  • Credit Cards Accepted: Visa, MasterCard, Discover, and American Express
  • Court is integrated. Case information for an existing case will be provided to you.
  • Court is charging the $2 cost recovery fee.
  • Attachments are not allowed.
  • Multiple lead documents per filing are allowed.

Downloadable Forms

Initial Filings

  • Case Information Sheet should be submitted merged together after the petition.
  • Exhibits should be merged together with the the original petition or can merged together and filed as a lead document (Filing Code- Exhibits).
  • Order and pay for Citation Requests, Copies and the like under Court Services.
  • The addresses of the plaintiff are not required. The addresses of the defendants are not required.
  • In preparing an Original Petition all parties should be listed.

Subsequent Filings

  • Items not needing a file stamp (proposed orders, notices, etc) should not have a cover letter as the lead document.
  • Proposed orders should be filed as lead documents.
  • Exhibits should be filed as lead documents.

Request Citations, Etc.

  • Civil Copy Request form is required for Subsequent Filings.
  • Order and pay for Citation Requests, Copies and the like under Court Services.
  • If copies requested, request enough copies for all pages times the number of citations needed.
  • Provide any special instructions to the clerk about the service in the comments area.

Case Information Availability

*       This jurisdiction’s Case Management System, (CMS) is fully integrated into the State eFiling system.

*       When you are making a subsequent eFiling into an existing case for this jurisdiction your case should be available in the eFiling system and your case information will be automatically imported.

*       If the case is not found, please recheck your search criteria. If the system still does not return your case, please send an email to We will contact the State eFiling system and jurisdiction to correct the issue.

Updated by Kenny Williams on 9/8/2014 as directed by Brittany

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