Help for Self-Represented Litigants

If you are representing yourself in a case, or thinking about doing so, please see the following resource:

Office of Court Administration self-help: Texas Judicial Branch

Requesting Alternative Methods to Satisfying an Outstanding Case

Personal and Financial Questionnaire

Alcohol and Drug Education Program Information

You may take any Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation (TDLR) approved Alcohol or Drug Education course. A few local courses are listed here Alcohol and Drug Education List or you can view all course locations on their website: Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation

Tobacco Awareness Course

You may take any Texas Department of Health approved tobacco course. A complete list can be viewed here Tobacco Awareness List.

Driving Safety Course Information

The driving safety course must be approved by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulations (TDLR). Court personnel cannot recommend a driving safety school. You can find more information about driving safety courses through the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation's website.

The application for a certified copy of your driving record is available at Texas DPS Online.

For all other important information concerning driving safety course click here Driving Safety Course Information

Driver Responsibility Program (DRP)

The Driver Responsibility Program (DRP) was enacted in 2003 and can be found in Chapter 708 of the Texas Transportation Code. DRP requires the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) to apply surcharges to individuals with certain traffic convictions. 

For more information please visit their website: Driver Responsibility Program (DRP)