Gov't Code Section 25.2512
Wise County Court at Law Provisions
(a)In addition to the jurisdiction provided by Section 25.0003 (Jurisdiction) and other law, a county court at law in Wise County has:
(1)concurrent with the county court, the probate jurisdiction provided by general law for county courts; and
(2)concurrent jurisdiction with the district court in:
(A)eminent domain cases; and
(B)family law cases and proceedings.
(b)Repealed by Acts 2011, 82nd Leg., 1st C.S., Ch. 3, Sec. 4.50(a)(101), eff. January 1, 2012.
(c)Repealed as subsec. (d) by Acts 1991, 72nd Leg., ch. 746, Sec. 70, eff. Oct. 1, 1991.
(d)The judge of a county court at law shall be paid an annual salary in an amount that is not more than 90 percent of the salary paid by the state out of the general revenue fund to a district judge in the county. The salary shall be paid out of the county treasury on orders from the commissioners court. The judge is also entitled to reasonable travel expenses and necessary office expenses, including administrative and clerical assistance.
(e)In addition to the qualifications required by Section 25.0014 (Qualifications of Judge), a regular judge of a county court at law must have the qualifications of a district judge as required by Section 7, Article V, Texas Constitution.
(f)The official court reporter of a county court at law is entitled to receive a salary set by the judge of the county court at law and paid out of the county treasury on order of the commissioners court. The salary may not exceed the amount paid the official court reporter of a district court in Wise County.
(g)The district clerk serves as clerk of a county court at law for family law cases and proceedings, and the county clerk serves as clerk for all other cases.
(h)The laws governing the drawing, selection, service, and pay of jurors for county courts apply to a county court at law. Jurors regularly impaneled for a week by the district court may, on request of the judge of a county court at law, be made available and shall serve for the week in a county court at law.
(i)Repealed by Acts 2011, 82nd Leg., 1st C.S., Ch. 3, Sec. 4.50(a)(101), eff. January 1, 2012.
(j)The jury in all matters shall be composed of 12 members, except that in misdemeanor criminal cases and in any other cases in which the amount in controversy is not more than $100,000, excluding interest and attorney’s fees, the jury shall be composed of six members unless the constitution or other law requires a 12-member jury.
(k)A judge of a county court at law and a judge of a district court or another county court at law with concurrent jurisdiction may transfer cases between the courts in the same manner judges of district courts transfer cases under Section 24.003 (Transfer of Cases; Exchange of Benches).
Section 25.2512 — Wise County Court at Law Provisions,
https://statutes.capitol.texas.gov/Docs/GV/htm/GV.25.htm#25.2512 (accessed Dec. 2, 2023).