Thirteenth Court of Appeals

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Parties and counsel may communicate with the Court about a case only through the Office of the Clerk of the Court. Tex. R. App. P. 9.6; see also Tex. Code Jud. Conduct Canon 3(B).

The Clerk's Office is open Monday through Friday, from 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m., except for certain holidays. Documents should be filed with the Court during normal business hours. If a party believes an emergency may arise which would require it to file a document when the Clerk's Office is closed, then the Clerk's Office should be notified in advance during regular business hours. In the case of an emergency, filings may be made after normal business hours provided that counsel coordinates the filing with the Clerk of the Court during normal business hours and promptly serves the filing on other parties by expedited means.

If the emergency involves an appeal in which the notice of appeal has not yet been filed, then arrangements must also be made with the trial-court clerk to file the notice of appeal. If the emergency involves the filing of an original proceeding, then arrangements must also be made to file the original proceeding itself.

Corpus Christi Site

Nueces County Courthouse
901 Leopard, 10th Floor
Corpus Christi, Texas 78401

Telephone: (361) 888-0416
Fax: (361) 888-0794

Edinburg Site

Hidalgo County
Courthouse Annex III
100 E. Cano, 5th Floor
Edinburg, Texas 78539

Telephone: (956) 318-2405
Fax: (956) 318-2403

Hours of Operation

Monday - Friday (8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.)

Contact Personnel

Clerk of the Court: Kathy S. Mills

Order Reappointing Clerk of the Court