About the Court
14th Court of Appeals, Houston, Texas
Duties of the Court
The Fourteenth Court of Appeals was created in 1967. The Court is composed of a Chief Justice and eight (8) justices. It has intermediate appellate jurisdiction of both civil and criminal cases appealed from lower courts in ten (10) counties of Texas (see below); in civil cases where judgment rendered exceeds $250, exclusive of costs, and other civil proceedings as provided by law; and in criminal cases except in post-conviction writs of habeas corpus and where the death penalty has been imposed. Counties served: Austin, Brazoria, Chambers, Colorado, Fort Bend, Galveston, Grimes, Harris, Waller, and Washington.
More Ways You Can Get Involved
In 2020, voters will begin to cast their vote for the next judicial election. I would be honored to have your support and want to let you know of some opportunities to get involved with this campaign.