Courts

Family Courts decide on matters and render judgments relating to families and children. Some of the different case (cause) types heard in family courts include divorce, child custody, child support, visitation rights, protective orders and the emancipation of minors.

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Title IV-D Child Support Courts decide on matters and render judgments relating to cases filed by the Texas Attorney General that establish and enforce child support orders on behalf of the State of Texas. In some instances the cases are referred back to the family district courts.

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Court Directory

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

A listing of family courts personnel can be found here.
Family Court's address is 201 Caroline St., Houston, TX 77002.

A listing of IVD Child Support Court personnel can be found here.
IVD Child Support Court’s address is 1115 Congress, Houston, Tx 77002.