Emergency Notices

Please look to this page for any emergency notifications. Including inclement weather conditions and building/court/office closures.

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.
     If you have a summons for after March 31, go to www.hcdistrictclerk.com/jury and enter your HC Number or Texas Drivers License and last name to sign up for reminders in order to get notices of any future cancellations.
   Click here to sign up for notifications by entering your HC Number or Texas Drivers License and last name to receive notices of any additional cancellations.

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

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

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.