Emergency Notices

• Due to Hurricane Laura, operations at the Harris County District Clerk’s Office could be limited for the rest of the week.
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• Harris County District Criminal Courts docket schedule (Effective on July 2, 2020)
Click here to view the docket for Harris County District Criminal Courts effective July 2.

• Harris County Criminal Courts at Law reopen on staggered docket
Click here to view the staggered docket for Harris County Criminal Courts at Law, effective June 22.

• Jury service resumes in Harris County
On July 6, jury service will resume in Harris County’s district courts. If you have received a summons to appear in July or later, please enter your HC Number or Texas Driver’s License and your last name below to complete the registration process and receive notices of when and where to appear.

If you have received a summons to a Justice of the Peace Court contact the court at http://jp.hctx.net/ for further instructions.

• Harris County District Criminal Courts reopen on staggered docket
Click here to view the staggered docket for Harris County District Criminal Court, effective June 15.

• Harris County Courthouse Complex to reopen on Fridays
The Harris County Continuity of Government taskforce has approved reopening the downtown Courthouse Complex on Fridays, starting on Friday June 12. The Criminal Justice Center, the Juvenile Justice Center, and the Civil Courthouse had been closed on Fridays since the week of March 23 due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis. The hours of operation of the Courthouse Complex are from 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.

• Court Updates
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

• Passports
The Harris County District Clerk’s office is taking safety precautions to protect our customers and employees amidst COVID-19 concerns. Effective March 17, 2020, we are suspending passport processing through our office until further notice. Please contact us at 832-927-5690 with any questions.