September 27, 2022 [Z2A]
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Juvenile

The Juvenile Courts decide on matters and render judgments involving adolescents who have not at-tained the age of majority. Case types heard in Juvenile Courts include adoptions, juvenile delinquency,Texas Department of Family and Protective Services cases, and Declaratory Judgments involving unaccompanied minors.

Court Locations

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

Court Docket Information
 
Delinquency Hearing Schedule


313th – Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday
314th – Monday and Wednesday
315th – Tuesday and Thursday

District Courts Child Protective Services Docket Schedule


313th – Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday
314th – Tuesday and Thursday
315th – Monday and Wednesday

Trial Schedule


313th – Monday and Friday
314th – As scheduled by court
315th – As scheduled by court

Sealing Docket Schedule


314th – Last Monday of the month

Writ Docket Schedule


314th – March 20, 2020; November 20, 2020
315th – Adoption on the last Friday of the month

Specialty Courts
 
Child Protective Court (CPC)

This court hears all after-permanency cases (Child Protective Services, or “CPS”) for the Family Courts andthe 315th Juvenile Court.

CPS Dockets
  • Monday at 9:00 a.m. (Family only)
  • Tuesday at 9:00 a.m. (315th Juvenile Court’s Docket) and 1:30 p.m. (Family Court’s Docket)
  • Wednesday at 9:00 a.m. (315th Juvenile Court’s docket)
  • Thursday at 9:00 a.m. (Family Court’s docket)
  • Friday at 9:00 a.m. (Video docket and adoptions)

Preparation for Adult Living (PAL) docket – Monday at 1:30 p.m.

Drug Court docket – Thursday at 1:30 p.m.

Gulf Coast Children’s (GCC) Court

This court hears all after-permanency cases (Child Protective Services, or “CPS”) for the 313th and 314thJuvenile Courts as well as all Participation in Services (PIS) for the 315th Court.

CPS Dockets
  • Monday at 9:00 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday at 9:00 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.
  • Friday at 9:00 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.
Juvenile Forms

Additional forms can be found here.