Thirteenth Court of Appeals

Notice of Record Destruction 

Prior to destruction, records requested by a district or county clerk, in accordance with records retention schedules for records of district and county clerks, may be returned to their respective offices.  See Tex. Gov’t Code Ann. § 51.204(d)(1).  Additionally, records of the appellate court determined to be archival state records will be forwarded to the Texas State Library and Archives Commission for preservation.

Anyone who wishes to suggest that a specific civil case on the attached list not be destroyed may contact the Clerk of the Court at 13thcoaclerks@txcourts.gov. The deadline to contact the Thirteenth Court of Appeals is January 2, 2019.