Request for Assistance

Please use this form to request assistance from the Western District of Texas. Please try to complete as much of the form as possible. This will allow our staff to better assist you.

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If this is a question regarding how to post a Cash Bail or what steps to take to petition the Court for the return of a Cash Bail, please give us the case number and the defendant’s name in your message.

If you are a CJA Panel Attorney, submit questions regarding voucher payment status or general questions regarding the CJA voucher process.

If you are a victim in a federal restitution case, please provide your full name and any information you have regarding the case (i.e., name, case number, etc.), and your contact information.

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