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e-Filing in Travis County District and County Courts
Travis County District and County Courts receive electronic filings through eFileTexas, the new e-File system for civil court documents.
How does this affect you? Filings need to be submitted electronically so you must be able to upload searchable .PDF files to one of several electronic filing service providers (EFSPs) including the public eFile.TXCourts.gov service. They will forward your documents to the District or County Clerk’s office.
Each website allows you to select "Service - Constable" as the method of delivery. But be sure to look for an additional box labeled “Special Instructions” or “Filing Comments” and type in: Please use Constable Pct. 5 for service. This will ensure that we receive your paper and you will have our 24/7 on-line Service Check and instant email notification service* available for your case.
Help for Navigating the e-Filing Process
If you use one of the commercial EFSPs to file with the Travis County courts, we have help documents that will provide an overview of the filing process and selecting Constable 5 for service, just email us at firstname.lastname@example.org and specify which service you use. We'll send you a .PDF guide by return email.
Help for creating .PDF files for e-Filing:
For more information on eFiling in Travis County please see the references below:
Mar. 2014 - “JCIT Technology Standards for eFiling”
*When your email address is on file with Constable 5.
The Constable 5 Advantage
Remember, you can track progress on our web site 24/7. Deputies update their attempts and service from the field so you have the latest information on your case.
Our Service Check Hotline is available from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. M-F. Call us at (512) 854-9714 if you need additional information or assistance from our knowledgeable staff.
Sign up for our instant notification service. If we have your email address on file you will receive notification when your paper has been served.
Unlike private process servers, RUSH Service is available at no additional charge when you use Constable 5.
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