Bell County District Courts & Federal Trial / Appellate Courts

Civil Courts in Killeen — Bell County, Texas
that a Personal Injury Lawyer would file a personal injury lawsuit

If you live in Killeen and want to file a lawsuit, your Killeen Personal Injury Attorney will know in which of these courts your case should be filed.

If your claim is worth between $10,000 and $100,000 you may file here:

DISTRICT COURTS:

Bell County 27th District Court
(254) 933-5261

Bell County 146th District Court
 (254) 933-5247

Bell County 264th District Court
(254) 933-5245

Bell County 426th District Court
(254) 933-5246

Bell County - County Court at Law No. 1
(254) 933-5181

Bell County - County Court at Law No. 2
(254) 933-5181

Bell County - County Court at Law No. 3
(254) 933-5181

The District Courts for Killeen and Bell County are located at:

Bell County Justice Center
1201 Huey Road, Belton, TX 76513


If your claim is worth more than $100,000 you will file here:

Bell County District Courts at Law:

Bell County 27th District Court
(254) 933-5261

Bell County 146th District Court
(254) 933-5247

Bell County 264th District Court
(254) 933-5245

Bell County 426th District Court
(254) 933-5246

 

 

 

 

 

The District Courts for Killeen and Bell County are located at:

Bell County Justice Center,
1201 Huey Road, PO Box 324,Belton, TX 76513


If you have an estate proceeding OR there was a Wrongful Death and Survivorship lawsuit and there was an Estate proceeding established in the Probate Courts.

PROBATE COURTS:

if the probate matter is contested you may file your claim here:

Bell County 27th District Court
(254) 933-5261

Bell County 146th District Court
(254) 933-524

Bell County 169th District Court
(254) 933-5265

Bell County 264th District Court
(254) 933-5245

 

 

 

 

If the probate matter is uncontested, your claim may be handled here:

Bell County - County Court at Law No. 1
(254) 933-5181

Bell County - County Court at Law No. 2
(254) 933-5181

 

 

Bell County - County Court at Law No. 3
(254) 933-5181

 

 

The Probate Courts for Bell County are located at:

Bell County Justice Center
1201 Huey Road, Belton, TX 76513


If you are seeking an appeal from a civil case, it will be filed in this appellate court:

STATE INTERMEDIATE APPELLATE COURT:

Third Court of Appeals of Texas
(Third Court of Appeals)
(512) 463-1733

County Coverage Area

 Bastrop,Bell, Blanco, Burnet, Caldwell, Coke,  Comal, Concho, Fayette,  Hays,  Irion, Lampasas, Lee, Llano,  McCulloch, Milam, Mills, Runnels, San Saba,  Schleicher, Sterling, Tom Green, Travis, Williamson

The State Intermediate Appellate Courts for Bell County are located at:

Price Daniel Sr. Building
209 West 14th Street, Room 101
Austin, Texas 78701


Finally, if you wish to appeal a civil decision from the appellate courts you will file it in:

FINAL APPELLATE:

The Supreme Court of Texas
Supreme Court Building
201 W. 14th, Room 104
Austin, TX 78701
(512) 463-1312


If your civil suit involves a person who lives out-of-state, or if there is diversity or a “federal question,” then a personal injury lawsuit can be filed in:

The Western District of Texas - Waco Division

Waco Divisional Office:
U.S. District Clerk's Office
800 Franklin Ave., Room 380
Waco, Texas 76701
(254) 750-1501

Headquarters and Austin Divisional Office:
U.S. District Clerk's Office
200 West 8th St., Room 130
Austin, Texas 78701
(512) 916-5896

Law Library open to the public:

Bell County District Clerk's Office
1st Floor, Bell County Justice Complex, 1201 Huey Road
Belton, Texas 76513

JUDGES:

Chief Judge Samuel Frederick Biery Jr.
(210) 472-6505

District Judge Walter Scott Smith, Jr.
(254) 750-1519

District Judge Sam Sparks
(512) 916-5230

District Judge Orlando Luis Garcia
(210) 472-6565

District Judge Philip Ray Martinez
(915) 534-6736

District Judge Alia M. Ludlum
(830) 703-2038

District Judge Robert A. Junell
(432) 686-4020

District Judge Kathleen Cardone
(915) 534-6740

District Judge Earl Leroy Yeakel III
(512) 916-5756

District Judge Frank Montalvo
(915) 534-6600

District Judge Xavier Rodriguez
(210) 472-6575

Senior District Judge Harry Lee Hudspeth
(512) 916-5837

Senior District Judge James Robertson Nowlin
(512) 916-5675

Senior District Judge David Briones
(915) 534-6744

Map of USDC Western District of Texas - Waco Division

The Waco Division covers the following Texas Counties:

Bastrop, Blanco, Burleson, Burnet, Caldwell, Gillespie, Hays, Kimble, Lampasas, Lee, Llano, Mason, McCulloch, San Saba, Travis, Washington and Williamson


If you wished to appeal from one of the trial courts in the United States District Court for the Western District of Texas - Waco Division, you would appeal to the Fifth Circuit United States Court of Appeals located in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals
600 South Maestri Place
New Orleans, Louisiana 70130-3408
(504) 310-7700

The Judges in the Fifth Circuit are:

Edith H. Jones, Chief Judge
515 Rusk Avenue, Room 12505
Houston, TX 77002-2655
(713) 250-5484

Carolyn Dineen King
515 Rusk Avenue, Room 11020
Houston, TX 77002-2694
(713) 250-5750

E. Grady Jolly
245 E. Capitol Street, Room 202
Jackson, MS 39201-2414
(601) 965-4165

W. Eugene Davis
800 Lafayette Street, Suite 5100
Lafayette, LA 70501-6883
(337) 593-5280

Jerry E. Smith
515 Rusk Avenue, Room 12621
Houston, TX 77002-2698
(713) 250-5101

Emilio M. Garza
8200 I-10 West, Suite 501
San Antonio, TX 78230-3878
(210) 525-2950

Fortunato P. Benavides
903 San Jacinto Boulevard, Room 450
Austin, TX 78701-2450
(512) 916-5796

Carl E. Stewart
300 Fannin Street, Suite 2299
Shreveport, LA 71101-3074
(318) 676-3765

James L. Dennis
600 Camp Street, Room 219
New Orleans, LA 70130-3425
(504) 310-8000

Edith Brown Clement
600 Camp Street, Room 200
New Orleans, LA 70130-3425
(504) 310-8068

Edward C. Prado
755 E. Mulberry Avenue, Suite 350
San Antonio, TX 78212-3186
(210) 472-4060

Priscilla R. Owen
903 San Jacinto Boulevard, Room 434
Austin, TX 78701-2450
(512) 916-5167

Jennifer Walker Elrod
515 Rusk Avenue, Room 12014
Houston, TX 77002-2603
(713) 250-7590

Leslie H. Southwick
245 E. Capitol Street, Room 222
Jackson, MS 39201
(601) 965-4017

Catharina Haynes
1100 Commerce Street, Room 1264
Dallas, TX 75242
(214) 753-2750

Senior Judges:

Thomas M. Reavley
515 Rusk Avenue, Room 11009
Houston, TX 77002-2605
(713) 250-5185

Will Garwood
903 San Jacinto Boulevard, Room 300
Austin, TX 78701-2450
(512) 916-5113

Patrick E. Higginbotham
903 San Jacinto Boulevard, Room 400
Austin, TX 78701-2450
(512) 916-5723

Jacques L. Wiener, Jr.
600 Camp Street, Room 244
New Orleans, LA 70130-3425
(504) 310-8098

Rhesa H. Barksdale
245 E. Capitol Street, Room 200
Jackson, MS 39201-2414
(601) 965-5840

Harold R. DeMoss, Jr.
515 Rusk Avenue, Room 12015
Houston, TX 77002-2605
(713) 250-5462

 

Opinions of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit

If you wished to appeal from the 5th Circuit, you would file a Writ of Certiorari with:

The United States Supreme Court
Washington, D.C.

Contact information for the Supreme Court of the United States and its Justices:

Clerk's Office: (202) 479- 3011
Public Information Office: (202) 479-3211
General Inquiry: (202) 479-3000

Supreme Court of the United States
1 First Street NE
Washington, DC 20543

 

The chambers of the Supreme Court Justices are located mainly on the second floor of the Supreme Court building, with the exception of Justice Ginsburg's third floor chambers. Their individual chambers are not available to the public, and no direct phone line to a Justice exists for the public. The Justices may be contacted only via traditional mail. The nine Justices and the preferred way to address a letter are listed below.

Chief Justice John G. Roberts

Address correspondence to:
The Honorable John G. Roberts
Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court

Justice Antonin Scalia

Address correspondence to:
The Honorable Antonin Scalia
Associate Justice

Justice Anthony M. Kennedy

Address correspondence to:
The Honorable Anthony M. Kennedy
Associate Justice

Justice Clarence Thomas

Address correspondence to:
The Honorable Clarence Thomas
Associate Justice

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Address correspondence to:
The Honorable Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Associate Justice

Justice Stephen G. Breyer

Address correspondence to:
The Honorable Stephen G. Breyer
Associate Justice

Justice Samuel Anthony Alito

Address correspondence to:
The Honorable Samuel Anthony Alito
Associate Justice

Justice Sonia Sotomayor

Address correspondence to:
The Honorable Sonia Sotomayor
Associate Justice

Justice Elena Kagan

Address correspondence to:
The Honorable Elena Kagan
Associate Justice

 

Read the latest United States Supreme Court Slip Opinions


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