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Sugar Land, Texas is one of the fast growing cities in Texas with a population of about 78,000 residents. The population has grown by 158% in the last decade. Sugar Land was originally founded as a sugar plantation in the mid 1800’s and was formally incorporated as a city in 1959. Sugar Land is the headquarters for the Imperial Sugar Company. To honor the role that the sugar industry as played in the development of Sugar Land, the city seal includes the Imperial Sugar Company logo and the city nickname is “The Land of Sugar.” Being known as the “Land of Sugar” has not kept Sugar Land from earning the title of “Fittest City in America.” In fact, Sugar Land has held that title for four consecutive years. Sugar Land has also been named the third best city, out of 100 cities, to live in by Money Magazine. Finally, Sugar Land has been named the fifth safest city in the United States by CQ Press.
Lawyers in Sugar Land practice law in Fort Bend County. Cases that are filed in Sugar Land will likely be heard in the Fort Bend County District Court. The Texas Court system has established District Courts as primary trial courts which have general jurisdiction over legal questions. Generally, all civil matters having at least $200 to $500 in dispute are heard by the District Court. Also, all felony criminal cases are heard in District Court. All cases related to divorce matters and real estate disputes are also heard at the District Court.
There are many lawyers in the Sugar Land area who are able to represent your case in court. Sugar Land lawyers specialize in a variety of legal fields including real estate law, family law, business law, and probate matters.
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