County Court at Law 3

Approved Re-Certification Request for Court Operating Plan

(Emphasis on Additional Requirements for In-Person Proceedings)

Court Operating Plan for Ellis County 

JOINT COVID-19 MITIGATION AND DOCKET CONTROL PLAN 

Letter Supplement to Joint COVID-19 Docket Control Plan 

Plan Delineating How the Ellis County District Courts and County Courts at Law Will Function During the Initial Stages of the Coronavirus Public Health Emergency March 18, 2020

WEBEX PLEA PROCEDURES FOR TIME SERVED OR FINE ONLY OFFENSES

 

Jurisdiction 

The County Court at Law 3 is a statutory county court having broad jurisdiction over all causes and proceedings which are: 

Concurrent Jurisdiction 

The Court at Law 3 may exercise concurrent jurisdiction with the district court in civil cases and family law cases / proceedings. Concurrent with county court, the Court at Law 3 has the probate jurisdiction provided by general law for county courts. 

Not in Jurisdiction 

A statutory county court does not have jurisdiction over: 

  • Causes and proceedings concerning roads, bridges, and highways.
  • General administration of county business that is within the jurisdiction of the commissioners’ court of each county. 

Public Notice 

Criminal Forms 

Helpful Information 

Ellis County Court at Law 3 Indigent Defense Plan

Contact Us

  1. Judge Gallo Pic
    Joseph R. Gallo
    County Court at Law
    No. 3 Judge

    Emily Glidewell-Finch
    Court Coordinator
    Email

    Melody Rejcek
    Official Court Reporter
    Email

    109 S Jackson St.
    Third Floor 
    Waxahachie, TX 75165

    Phone: 972-825-5398

    Hours
    Monday - Friday
    8 a.m. - 5 p.m.