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40th Judicial District Court

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1. How do I make a request regarding Settings?
2. How do I make Inquiries regarding Transcriptions of Trials/Hearings?
3. How do I make requests regarding Filing?
4. Has a citation been issued or when was someone served?
5. Has an answer been filed in this case?

Children and the Law

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1. What happens when charges are filed against a child?
2. What happens when a child goes to court?
3. What can the Judge decide?
4. How can I contact the juvenile probation department in my area?

Commissioners

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1. How do I get an item on the Commissioners' Court agenda?
2. What precinct do I live in and who is my Commissioner?
3. When does Commissioners' Court meet and how do I get the Agenda?

Constables

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1. Do you enforce divorce decrees?
2. Will you go with me to my house to get my property, AKA: Civil Standby?
3. How long will it take you to serve my paperwork?

Development

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1. Do I need a permit to build in Ellis County?
2. Can I repair my conventional septic system?

District Attorney

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1. A crime is in progress right now, whom do I report it to?
2. I think that a crime has been committed. How do I press charges?
3. How do I drop charges against someone?
4. How can I receive or ask for a court date?
5. Can I receive reimbursement of a bond if I failed to appear at the original court date?
6. Do I have to continue paying a bond company if I am found innocent of the criminal charges?

Elections

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1. What is the eligibility for registering to vote?
2. What is the process for early voting?
3. Can I vote by mail?
4. What if I am physically unable to enter a polling place?

Emergency Management

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1. What is the difference between seasonal flu and this new strain of H1N1?
2. What is novel H1N1 Flu and how is it transmitted?
3. How can I avoid getting infected?
4. What are the symptoms of H1N1 flu?
5. What are considered severe symptoms?
6. What do I do if I have these symptoms?
7. Who is at risk of complications of flu?
8. Should I be tested for H1N1 flu?
9. Is there a vaccine for H1N1 flu?
10. What are the priority groups for getting the novel H1N1 vaccine?
11. How many doses of novel H1N1 vaccine do you need?
12. If I experience flu symptoms, do I need medication?
13. How do you prevent the spread of H1N1 flu?
14. What should I do if someone I live with is sick with flu-like symptoms or someone I live with has the H1N1 flu?
15. Will schools be closed if a lot of children start getting sick?
16. I work with the elderly; should I continue to work with them?

Law Library

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1. Can I come in to get a particular form?
2. Do you have forms ready to be filled out?
3. Can I print off the computers and have pages photocopied of things I need or have found?

Purchasing

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1. When can I meet with purchasing staff?
2. Where and when can I see bids advertised?
3. Where are sealed bids open?
4. Who can attend bid openings?
5. How do I get on the bidder’s list?
6. Who will see my bid prices?
7. What is a sealed bid?
8. What happens if I can’t submit my bid on time?