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Beginning January 2021, Supreme Court of Texas, the Office of Court Administration and the regional Administrative Judge have ordered all hearings and all trials in justice courts must be conducted virtually by Zoom. It is important that you check-in on or before your designated time to ensure your timely participation. Please make sure you are familiar with using Zoom technology and e-file or email file exhibits at least 3 business days before your hearing. Your cooperation during these difficult times is greatly appreciated.

Click HERE to see the Twenty Ninth Emergency Order Regarding the COVID-19 State of Disaster.

Court filings should reference a case number and may be filed through email at or by E-File at or by regular mail.

Review the following YouTube links for assistance in how to join and navigate through a Zoom meeting:

Traffic and criminal defendants can use the online payment option to perform the following:

  • Apply for a Driving Safety Course (if eligible);
  • Pay criminal citations/fines;
  • Pay Deferred Disposition costs; or
  • Make full or partial payments on judgements

Please call the court at 713-274-0600 if you have any questions.

Online Services

If you have a criminal or traffic case pending in this court and would like to communicate with the District Attorney’s Office about your case(s), please send an email to the following address:

Find Your Case and Court Date

Find Daily Dockets

Apply for Driver Safety Course

More Online Services

Contact the court for reset information

Traffic Department: 713-274-0590
Drivers Safety Course Info: 713-274-0608
Traffic Department Fax No.: 713-755-1740

Bad Check Department: 713-274-0626
Bond Forfeitures: 713-274-0624
Animal Seizures: 713-274-0625

Civil Judgment Info: 713-274-0631
Civil Docket Clerk: 713-274-0636
Occupational License: 713-274-0636
Eviction: 713-274-0632

Weddings: 713-274-0595


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Judge Carter, Pct. 1, Place 1
Judge Patronella, Pct. 1, Place 2
Judge Delgado, Pct. 2, Place 1
Judge Risner, Pct. 2, Place 2
Judge Stephens, Pct. 3, Place 1
Judge Bates, Pct. 3, Place 2
Judge Goodwin, Pct. 4, Place 1
Judge Korduba, Pct. 4, Place 2

Judge García, Pct. 5, Place 1
Judge Williams, Pct. 5, Place 2
Judge Treviño, Pct. 6, Place 1
Judge Rodriguez, Pct. 6, Place 2
Judge Adams, Pct. 7, Place 1
Judge Burney, Pct. 7, Place 2
Judge Williamson, Pct. 8, Place 1
Judge Ditta, Pct. 8, Place 2

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