Civil Courts

Civil Courts decide on matters and render judgments related to civil actions. Some of the different case (cause) types heard in civil courts include malpractice, damages, breach of contract, personal injury, multi-district litigation, etc.

Court Directory

For specific court information, please visit the Harris County District Courts.

Ancillary Court

The Ancillary Clerk has moved. The Ancillary Clerk is located in Room 208, 2nd floor.
This office is located within the Family Intake Lobby area.

Matters heard by the ancillary judge are:

  • Temporary restraining orders
  • Tuberculosis cases (causes)

For ancillary matters after business hours, call the Harris County Operator at (713) 755-5000 for information. The judges are on call 24/7, including holidays.

To obtain a Umpire Appointment form please click here.