Supreme Court Ruling
E-filing within the State of Texas will be mandatory in civil cases in the district courts, statutory county courts, constitutional county courts and statutory probate courts according to the following implementation schedule based upon the counties’ 2010 Federal Census population.
- a. Courts in counties with a population of 500,000 or more — January 1, 2014
- b. Courts in counties with a population of 200,000 to 499,999 — July 1, 2014
- c. Courts in counties with a population of 100,000 to 199,999 — January 1, 2015
- d. Courts in counties with a population of 50,000 to 99,999 — July 1, 2015
- e. Courts in counties with a population of 20,000 to 49,999 — January 1, 2016
- f. Courts in counties with a population less than 20,000 — July 1, 2016
NOTE: Courts may elect to mandate electronic filing before the date prescribed by the Supreme Court.
Please consult www.eFileTexas.gov for more information.
Courts In Counties with a population of 500,000 or more – January 1, 2014:
Bexar, Collin, Dallas, Denton, El Paso, Fort Bend, Harris, Hidalgo, Tarrant, Travis
Courts In Counties with a population of 200,000 to 499,999 – July 1, 2014:
Bell, Brazoria, Cameron, Galveston, Jefferson, Lubbock, McLennan, Montgomery, Nueces, Smith, Webb, Williamson
Courts In Counties with a population of 100,000 to 199,999 – January 1, 2015:
Brazos, Comal, Ector, Ellis, Grayson, Gregg, Guadalupe, Hays, Johnson, Kaufman, Midland, Parker, Potter, Randall, Taylor, Tom Green, Wichita
Courts In Counties with a population of 50,000 to 99,000 – July 1, 2015:
Anderson, Angelina, Bastrop, Bowie, Cherokee, Coryell, Hardin, Harrison, Henderson, Hood, Hunt, Liberty, Maverick, Nocogdoches, Orange, Rockwall, Rusk, San Patricio, Starr, Van Zandt, Victoria, Walker, Wise
Courts In Counties with a population of 20,000 to 49,999 – January 1, 2016:
Aransas, Atascosa, Austin, Bandera, Bee, Brown, Burnet, Caldwell, Calhoun, Cass, Chambers, Colorado, Cooke, DeWitt, Erath, Fannin, Fayette, Gillespie, Gray, Grimes, Hale, Hill, Hockley, Hopkins, Houston, Howard, Hutchinson, Jasper, Jim Wells, Jones, Kendall, Kerr, Kleberg, Lamar, Limestone, Matagorda, Medina, Milam, Moore, Navarro, Palo Pinto, Panola, Polk, San Jacinto, Shelby, Titus, Tyler, Upshur, Uvalde, Val Verde, Waller, Washington, Wharton, Willacy, Wilson, Wood
Courts In Counties with a population less than 20,000 – July 1, 2016:
Andrews, Archer, Armstrong, Bailey, Baylor, Blanco, Borden, Bosque,Brewster, Briscoe, Brooks, Burleson, Callahan, Camp, Carson, Castro, Childress, Clay, Cochran, Coke, Coleman, Collingsworth, Comanche, Concho, Cottle, Crane, Crockett, Crosby, Culberson, Dallam, Dawson, Deaf Smith, Delta, Dickens, Dimmit, Donley, Duval, Eastland, Edwards, Falls, Fisher, Floyd, Foard, Franklin, Freestone, Frio, Gaines, Garza, Glasscock, Goliad, Gonzales, Hall, Hamilton, Hansford, Hardeman, Hartley, Haskell, Hemphill, Hudspeth, Irion, Jack, Jackson, Jeff Davis, Jim Hogg, Karnes, Kenedy, Kent, Kimble, King, Kinney, Knox, La Salle, Lamb, Lampasas, Lavaca, Lee, Leon, Lipscomb, Live Oak, Llano, Loving, Lynn, Madison, Marion, Martin, Mason, McCulloch, McMullen, Menard, Mills, Mitchell, Montague, Morris, Motley, Newton, Nolan, Ochiltree, Oldham, Parmer, Pecos, Presidio, Rains, Reagan, Real, Red River, Reeves, Refugio, Roberts, Robertson, Runnels, Sabine, San Augustine, San Saba, Schleicher, Scurry, Shackelford, Sherman, Somervell, Stephens, Sterling, Stonewall, Sutton, Swisher, Terrell, Terry, Throckmorton, Trinity, Upton, Ward, Wheeler, Wilbarger, Winkler, Yoakum, Young, Zapata, Zavala
Use link below to download a complete copy of the county lists through July 1, 2016:
Texas Mandatory Efiling County List