The Civil Suit Records Department houses all of the information contained in civil cases. All pleadings, petitions, answers, exceptions, motions and judgments filed in each case are microfilmed in this department and are available for in-house viewing by the public.
Older records from the department are housed in the Archives Department and in the department's former location in City Hall.
In its current location in the 19th Judicial District Courthouse, the department currently houses the following numbers forward:
Civil Records: 589,000 - present
The following numbers are housed in City Hall:
Civil Records: 530,551 - 588,999
The following numbers are housed in Archives:
Civil Records: Before 530,550