Jury service suspended in Harris County through June 30 due to COVID-19
The Board of District Judges has extended the suspension of jury service in Harris County’s district courts and county courts through June 30 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

If you have received a summons to a Justice of the Peace Court you will need to contact the court to see if your service is still required. Contact information for all the Justice of the Peace Courts can be found at http://jp.hctx.net/.

If you have a summons for after May 31, click here and scroll down to Jury Service to sign up for notifications. Enter your HC Number or Texas Driver’s License and your last name to receive notices of any additional cancellations.

Court Notices
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
• Due to global pandemic, effective immediately, bond dockets except arraignments are cancelled in County Court # 8. Contact the court if you have any questions or click here to see more.

New hours of operation for 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.

Temporary Court Locations

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

County Criminal Courts at Law

As of Monday, May 20th, the County Criminal Courts at Law (CCCL) will be housed in the Criminal Justice Center located at 1201 Franklin Street, Houston, TX 77002:

  • Floor 8 – Courts 1, 2, 3, 4 - Effective October 28th, 2019
  • Floor 9 – Courts 5, 6, 7, 8 - Effective October 21st, 2019
  • Floor 10 – Courts 9, 10, 11, 12 - Effective December 23rd, 2019
  • Floor 11 – Courts 13, 14, 15, 16 - Effective December 23rd, 2019

All docket times will remain the same:

Docket Times Courts
8:30 AM 1, 3, 4, 5, 7, 9, 11, 14, 16
10:00 AM 2, 12, 13, 15
11:00 AM 6, 8, 10

Locations for District Courts
Locations for Civil Court House Courts  - Effective January 1st, 2019

Docket Schedules and Court Dates


For information about bond conditions, contact your attorney or for Personal Bonds contact Harris County Pretrial Services (832-927-3520 or 713-274-0920; www.pretrial.harriscountytx.gov).
Your private bonding company may also have information concerning surety bond conditions.