Civil Division

The Civil Division of the Taylor County District Attorney's Office:

Acts as legal counsel in civil matters for Taylor County and its elected and appointed officials.

Provides the County's officials and department heads advice and counsel on legal issues relating to their governmental duties and responsibilities.

Represents the County, its departments, and its officials in all aspects of civil litigation in state and federal courts.

Prepares, revises, and reviews contracts and other legal documents for the County and its departments, and provides advice to County officials and department heads related to these contracts and documents.

Represents the State of Texas and its agencies in mental health commitments, intellectual disability commitments, and other types of civil litigation.

Represents the Texas Department of Family Protective Services (Adult Protective Services) in court cases involving allegations of abuse, neglect, or exploitation of adults who are elderly or who have disabilities.

Represents the Taylor County Domestic Relations Office in court cases involving modifications and enforcement of child support orders.

Acts as the truancy prosecutor for local school districts in truancy proceedings in the Taylor County Justice of the Peace Courts.

Represents the State of Texas and its agencies in the prosecution of Class C Misdemeanor cases in the Taylor County Justice of the Peace Courts.