Court-At-Law

Mission Statement
Through vision and leadership, we are committed to setting the standard for excellence in the duties of the Court. This includes being on the leading edge of courtroom technology and promoting professional operational practices. 

The Val Verde County Court-At-Law will strive to instill:
  • Accountability
  • An atmosphere that is professional and supportive
  • Excellence
  • Innovation
  • Integrity
  • Positive values
  • Respect for others
  • Team Work

Purpose
The fundamental / primary duty of the Val Verde County Court-At-Law is to efficiently serve the citizens of Val Verde County with fairness, integrity, compassion and respect in all judicial matters in accordance with the laws of the State of Texas.

Cases
The Val Verde County Court-At-Law hears both civil and criminal cases.  

Civil
In civil cases, the Court hears probate matters, and cases where there is a claim in damages up to $250,000. The Court further considers protective orders. In domestic and juvenile cases, the Court has concurrent jurisdiction with the District Courts.

Criminal

In criminal cases, the court may hear all Class A and B misdemeanors.