Common Questions about Joseph Appelt and the 288th District Court


What’s is Joseph's Judicial Philosophy?

Even after 25 years of practice the courtroom is a special place. The courtroom is a sanctuary where it doesn't matter who your parents were, how much money you have or even who your attorney is. Everyone deserves to be treated with the same respect, dignity and the Law should be applied equally to all.


What kind of Court is the 288th?

The 288th District Court is a Civil Court in Bexar County.


What types of cases are heard?

About half of the cases in Bexar County civil courts are Family Law matters like Divorce and Custody disputes. The court also hears business contract disputes, construction disputes, injury cases and property issues.