County Court at Law

Mission Statement

Coryell County Court at Law, as an independent branch of government, is constitutionally entrusted with the fair and just resolution of disputes in order to preserve the rule of law and to protect the rights and liberties guaranteed by the Constitution and laws of the United States and the State of Texas.

Elected Official

John R. Lee, County Court at Law Judge


Coryell County Courthouse
First Floor
620 East Main Street
Gatesville, Texas 76528


8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m., Monday - Friday.  This office observes County Approved Holidays and is closed for lunch from 12 - 1 p.m.


Barbara Burson, Court Reporter / Court Coordinator
Phone: 254-865-5911 ext. 2227 Fax: 254-865-7958

County Court at Law jury --  


The County Court at Law of Coryell County has jurisdiction over all causes of action and proceedings, civil and criminal, original and appellate, as prescribed by statute in Section 25.003 and Section 25.0522, Texas Government Code. Generally, the Coryell County Court at Law has jurisdiction over probate matters, family law which includes, divorces, child custody determinations, child support, termination of parental rights, adoptions, juveniles, protective orders, mental commitments, misdemeanors, and civil suits in which the amount in controversy is more than $500, but does not exceed $200,000, excluding interest, statutory or punitive damages and penalties, and attorney's fees and costs, as alleged on the face of the petition. 

  • County Court at Law Jury Notice
  • County Court Fee
  • County Court at Law Filing Fees
  • County Court at Law Docket
  • County Court at Law Fines and Fees (misdemeanor)
  • Legal Assistance Programs


Coryell County Court at Law Criminal and Civil Dockets presented here  are for informational purposes only. Please check with the Coryell Court at Law Coordinator (see above) for any changes that may and do occur.