Court Jurisdiction and Venue for Adoption Petitions - Texas
Citation: Fam. Code. § 101.008
The district court, juvenile court having the same jurisdiction as a district court, or other court expressly given jurisdiction of a suit affecting the parent-child relationship shall have jurisdiction over adoption proceedings.
Citation: Fam. Code. § 103.001(b)
A suit in which adoption is requested may be filed in the county where the child resides or in the county where the petitioners reside.