File a Request to Reinstate a Case on Docket

In Texas, a Request to Reinstate a Case on Docket is a formal petition made by a party in a lawsuit to have their case reactivated after it has been dismissed for lack of prosecution or other reasons. This request is used when a case was dismissed due to inactivity or failure to comply with court deadlines, and the party now wants to revive the case and continue with the legal proceedings. The request typically includes reasons explaining why the case should be reinstated, such as new evidence, a change in circumstances, or an error in the dismissal process. The court will review the request and determine whether to reinstate the case and allow it to proceed further.
1. Download the Document
Please click here to download the document(s) and complete them.
2. Make Service Payment
Please click here to make the service payment.
Please note that any court filing fees, if applicable, are your responsibility, and the service payment you have made is non-refundable.
3. Send us the Document(s)
Please send us the document(s) via email to, and please ensure to thoroughly review the document before returning it to us.
4. eFile Account Setup and eFile
We will establish an eFiling account for you to submit your document(s) to the court electronically. After the filing is complete, you will receive an envelope number from the court system.
Please reach out to the court to inquire about the filing's status.
Note: While eFiling, it is not uncommon that the filings get rejected. We kindly ask for your understanding, as document rejections can occur due to various factors like missing information, incorrect formatting, outdated documents, documents' size, etc. The court filing fees deducted from the account will be returned back to the account within 3 to 10 business days, depending on financial policies of the banks/credit companies.