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Mary Lynn Rusche,
Gillespie County Clerk
* 101 West Main St. Mail Unit 1 Room B-105 *
* Fredericksburg, TX 78624-3700 *
* Phone 830-307-3766 * Fax 830-307-3783 *
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Christopher G. Nevins
Sec. 25.0003. JURISDICTION.
(a) A statutory county court has jurisdiction over all causes and proceedings, civil and criminal, original and appellate, prescribed by law for county courts.
(b) A statutory county court does not have jurisdiction over causes and proceedings concerning roads, bridges, and public highways and the general administration of county business that is within the jurisdiction of the commissioners court of each county.
(c) In addition to other jurisdiction provided by law, a statutory county court exercising civil jurisdiction concurrent with the constitutional jurisdiction of the county court has concurrent jurisdiction with the district court in:
(1) civil cases in which the matter in controversy exceeds $500 but does not exceed $250,000, excluding interest, statutory or punitive damages and penalties, and attorney's fees and costs, as alleged on the face of the petition; and
(2) appeals of final rulings and decisions of the division of workers' compensation of the Texas Department of Insurance regarding workers' compensation claims, regardless of the amount in controversy.
(d) Except as provided by Subsection (e), a statutory county court has, concurrent with the county court, the probate jurisdiction provided by general law for county courts.
(e) In a county that has a statutory probate court, a statutory probate court is the only county court created by statute with probate jurisdiction.
(f) A statutory county court does not have the jurisdiction of a statutory probate court granted statutory probate courts by the Estates Code.
Sec. 25.0004. POWERS AND DUTIES.
(a) A statutory county court or its judge may issue writs of injunction, mandamus, sequestration, attachment, garnishment, certiorari, supersedeas, and all writs necessary for the enforcement of the jurisdiction of the court. It may issue writs of habeas corpus in cases where the offense charged is within the jurisdiction of the court or any court of inferior jurisdiction in the county.
(b) A statutory county court or its judge may punish for contempt as prescribed by general law.
(c) The judge of a statutory county court has all other powers, duties, immunities, and privileges provided by law for county court judges.
(d) Except as provided by Subsection (e), the judge of a statutory county court has no authority over the county's administrative business that is performed by the county judge.
(e) The judge of a statutory county court may be delegated authority to hear an application under Section 25.052, 26.07, or 61.312, Alcoholic Beverage Code.
(f) The judge of a statutory county court does not have general supervisory control or appellate review of the commissioners court.
(g) A judge of a statutory county court has the judicial immunity of a district judge.
GILLESPIE COUNTY COURTHOUSE - Map
101 W Main St, Fredericksburg, TX 78624
PIONEER MEMORIAL LIBRARY - Map
115 W Main St, Fredericksburg, TX 78624
COUNTY YARD - FREDERICKSBURG - Map
2254 N US Highway 87, Fredericksburg, TX 78624
COUNTY YARD - HARPER - Map
125 S Ranch Road 783, Harper, TX 78631
COUNTY ANNEX 1 - Map
125 W Main St, Fredericksburg, TX 78624
COUNTY ANNEX 2 - Map
102 E San Antonio St, Fredericksburg, TX 78624
COUNTY ANNEX 3 - Elections & Veterans Services - Map
95 Frederick Rd, Fredericksburg, TX 78624
Facilities & IT Building Map
97 Frederick Rd, Fredericksburg, TX 78624
COUNTY EXTENSION AGRILIFE OFFICE - Map
38 Business Court, Fredericksburg, TX 78624
USDA FSA NRCS FACILITY - Map
1906 N Llano St, Fredericksburg, TX 78624
LAW ENFORCEMENT CENTER (LEC) - Map
1601 E Main St, Fredericksburg, TX 78624
JAIL FACILITY - Map
104 Industrial Loop, Fredericksburg, TX 78624
Former Law Enforcement Building (LEB) - Map
100 S Nimitz Pkwy, Fredericksburg, TX 78624
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