Juvenile Courts decide on matters involving adolescents who have not attained the age of majority. Some of the different case (cause) types handled by the juvenile courts include criminal misconduct, juvenile delinquency and issues of neglect.

According to The Supreme Court of Texas, an order was signed adopting Texas Rule of Civil Procedure 21c and Amendments to Texas Rules of Civil Procedure 4, 21, 21a, and 502.1, Texas Rule of Appellate Procedure 6 and 9, and the Supreme Court Order Directing the Form of the Appellate Record in Civil Cases to be effective January 1, 2014 for Harris County. This order mandates electronic filing in all Civil Courts and restricts us from accepting paper filing from any filer other than Pro Se filers. Please, click on the following link to learn more about electronic filing www.efiletexas.gov. We will also be unable to accept any other type of electronic filing other than through EFileTexas.gov which include any type of Fax Filing.


Juvenile Intake is responsible for the filing of new suits, receiving incoming transfers and collection of fees related to juvenile actions.

Payment Information

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Note: As of March 1, 2013 any ordered Restitution fees need to be made payable to the HCJPD, Restitution Division, P.O. Box 4866, Houston, Texas 77210-4866. Payments accepted by certified check, cashier's check, money order, company check or personal check. Cash will not be accepted.

Court Docket Information

  • Delinquency Hearing Schedule
    • 313th – Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
    • 314th – Monday and Wednesday
    • 315th – Tuesday and Thursday
  • CPS 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.
    • 315th – Every third Friday of the month as designated by court.
  • Writ Docket Schedule
    • 314th – 11.15.2019, 03.20.2020, 11.20.2020
    • 315th – Adoption on the last Friday of the month.