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Texas City is a Galveston County city with 42,000 local Texans who are largely employed by rail, road, and air transportation businesses. The Port of Texas City is the eighth largest port in the United States and 3rd largest in the State of Texas. Texas City is a popular hub because it also is located near two of Texas’ major highways as well as major waterways.
Being such a large hub in Texas, Texas City is home to some very reputable lawyers who are familiar with practicing in local courts. Lawyers in Texas City take a diverse selection of cases including chapter 7 bankruptcy, personal injury lawsuits, divorce, criminal cases like DUI, and immigration issues like visa and deportation hearings.
Recently in Texas City, a former Texas City jailer filed a lawsuit against Texas City. Latasha J. Olivares is claiming she was wrongfully terminated in a retaliatory act resulting from the end of a relationship with local Texas City Police Cpl. Elroy Montgomery who is not listed in the lawsuit. She is claiming sexual harassment, a hostile work environment, and is seeking compensatory and punitive damages.
If you have a wrongful termination or civil lawsuit to file than you will likely be visiting the Galveston County Court which has jurisdiction over tort, contract, and civil cases but also handles juvenile, mental health and traffic infraction cases. The Texas District Courts for Galveston County are responsible for taking real property cases with no limit, probate, domestic relations, criminal cases including felonies, and exclusively handles administrative agency appeals. Visa, deportation, and citizenship cases are under the jurisdiction of the U.S. Immigration Court in Houston, Texas.
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