Harris County Courts
There are 10 family district courts in Harris County which have jurisdiction over divorce and child custody cases. In addition, the 280th District court hears protective order cases involving domestic violence.
Each Harris County family district court has an elected judge and all except for the 280th have an associate judge hired by the elected judge.
Click here for a Chart of Harris County Family Courts
The courts are:
- 245th Tristan Longino
- 246th Angel Graves-Harrington
- 247th Janice Berg
- 257th Sandra Peake
- 280th Barbara Stalder
- 308th Gloria Lopez
- 309th Linda Dunson
- 310th Sonya Heath
- 311th Germaine Tanner
- 312th Chip Wells
- 507th Julia Maldonado
The family courts are located in the Harris County Civil Courthouse at 201 Caroline. The 280th family violence court is in the Juvenile Courthouse at 1200 Congress.
Filings are made with the Harris County District Clerk, which accepts electronic filing and which offers many court documents online.