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ATTENTION! The information and forms collected here are not legal advice and are not a substitute for the help of a lawyer. It is a good idea to speak with a lawyer about your situation.

Welcome, and thank you for visiting the Fort Bend County Law Library, we have collected these resources for use by our patrons seeking to represent themselves (Pro Se) in Fort Bend County. All of the articles and forms here can be found through different websites created for Texas Residents at no cost:, Travis County Law Library Self Help Center, Harris County Law Library,, dshs.texas.govTexas Attorney General, Texas Department of Health and Human Services, Tarrant County, and  Fort Bend County. Many Texas Courts and Law Libraries have put together various articles and resources that are incredibly valuable to all Texas residents, we thank them and are grateful to be able to present them to our patrons.

NOTE: All forms are in English unless otherwise noted.

1. Library & Legal Assistance Resources
2. District Court Documents
3. District Clerk Forms
4. County Courts at Law Documents
5. County Clerk Forms
6. Justice of the Peace Court Documents (English and Spanish)
7. Annulments (English and Spanish)
8. Divorce Forms and Information
9. Instrucciones y Formularios para un Divorcio (Spanish)
10. SAPCR: Suits Affecting the Parent Child Relationship and Modification
11. Enforcement and Habeas Corpus
13. Paternity, Mistaken Paternity, Acknowledgment of Paternity
14. Name Change and Gender Marker Change
15. Legal Service and Notice of Hearing
16. Answers & Responses
17. Criminal Records & Traffic
18. Guardianship and Alternatives (Adults and Minors)
19. Advance Directives and Power of Attorney
20. Estate Planning and Probate Forms
21. Protective Order & Sexual Assault Protective Order (English and Spanish)
22. Court Basics and Other Forms
23. Eviction as Defendant
24. Initial Disclosures in Civil Cases
25. Temporary Restraining Orders, Temporary Injunctions, and Temporary Orders in Child Custody Emergencies
26. Tax, HIPAA, and Disability Information
27. Pro Se Handbook: Index of Links