Due to global pandemic, effective immediately, bond dockets except arraignments are cancelled in County Court # 8. Contact the court if you have any questions or click here to see more.

Effective March 23, there are new hours of operation at the Harris County Justice Complex.
Effective March 23 and following a directive from the Office of the County Engineer, the Criminal Justice Center, the Juvenile Justice Center and the Civil Courthouse will be open from 7 a.m. until 6 p.m. Monday through Thursday.
These facilities will be closed Friday through Sunday. These hours of operation will be effective until further notice.

Harris County District Courts have suspended jury service from Friday, March 13, 2020 to Thursday, April 30, 2020 and thereafter will reassess each week. Jurors who have received a summons for these dates do not need to appear and do not need to reschedule.

Notices:
Harris County District Courts Inclement Weather, Emergency, and Public-Health Scheduling Procedures (Approved March 12, 2020)

Criminal Court Scheduling Notice March 16 - April 03

Update on CCCL Appearance Policy - March 13, 2020

Harris County Facilities and Property Management has notified us that the Juvenile Justice Center will be OPEN Monday, March 16, 2020. The lobby and several floors have been sanitized as a precautionary measure. The Juvenile Courts have posted docket information here: Juvenile Courts OPEN Monday March 16, 2020: UPDATE HERE


Temporary Court Locations


Click here for the current location of the Criminal District Courts, Civil District Courts, Family District Courts, and Juvenile District Courts.


County Criminal Courts at Law

As of Monday, May 20th, the County Criminal Courts at Law (CCCL) will be housed in the Criminal Justice Center located at 1201 Franklin Street, Houston, TX 77002:

  • Floor 8 – Courts 1, 2, 3, 4 - Effective October 28th, 2019
  • Floor 9 – Courts 5, 6, 7, 8 - Effective October 21st, 2019
  • Floor 10 – Courts 9, 10, 11, 12 - Effective December 23rd, 2019
  • Floor 11 – Courts 13, 14, 15, 16 - Effective December 23rd, 2019

All docket times will remain the same:

Docket Times Courts
8:30 AM 1, 3, 4, 5, 7, 9, 11, 14, 16
10:00 AM 2, 12, 13, 15
11:00 AM 6, 8, 10

Locations for District Courts
Locations for Civil Court House Courts  - Effective January 1st, 2019

Docket Schedules and Court Dates

Bonds

For information about bond conditions, contact your attorney or for Personal Bonds contact Harris County Pretrial Services (832-927-3520 or 713-274-0920; www.pretrial.harriscountytx.gov).
Your private bonding company may also have information concerning surety bond conditions.