Probate​Tuesday at 8:00 a.m.; Wednesday at 9:00 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.
HeirshipWednesday at 10:00 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.
GuardianshipTuesday at 9:00 a.m.
Show causeThursday at 10:00 a.m.
Scheduling/Status conferencesThursday at 10:00 a.m.
Pre-trial conferencesThursday at 10:00 a.m
Ancillary hearingsTuesday at 10:30 a.m.
GeneralWhat days of the week does the Court hold hearings?

​All files are maintained in the Probate Division of the Harris County Clerk's office, 201 Caroline, 8th floor.

GeneralWhere can I review a file or recently filed documents?

​The Court does not accept fax filings, except that courtesy copies of pleading filed in connection with contested matters set on the ancillary docket may be sent by fax.​

GeneralDoes the Court accept fax filings?

​All of the dockets of the Court can be found under the “Dockets” link on the Court web page.​

GeneralWhat number am I on the docket?

​If your question pertains to whether a pending order has been signed, you may check that under the “Signed Orders” link on the Court web page.  Otherwise, your question should be directed by telephone or e-mail to the appropriate member of the Court staff. ​

GeneralWhat is the status of this case?

​You may check whether a pending order has been signed under the “Signed Orders” link on the Court web page. If you do not have access to the Internet, telephone the Court and ask.​

GeneralHas this order been signed?

​Contact the appropriate member of the Court staff by telephone or e-mail. The Court staff attempts to contact counsel with respect to any order that is not signed.​

GeneralCan you tell me why this order wasn't signed? Why wasn't I notified?

​The Court does not keep physical possession of the files; they are maintained in the Clerk’s office. For the Court staff to obtain a file from the Clerk, review it and answer your question will take as much or more time than it will for you to do so, because you know what information it is you are seeking. The Court staff will assist you in extraordinary circumstances.​

GeneralCan you look in the file and tell me something about a certain instrument?

​The attorneys in contested cases can be obtained from the Court web page.​

GeneralCan you tell me who are all the attorneys in this case?

​To be appointed as an attorney ad litem in a guardianship case, an attorney must complete the course required by the Probate Code. Upon completion, send your completion letter and registration form to , the court coordinator, with a resume and a request to be appointed.

GeneralHow do attorneys get appointments from this Court?

​In very limited situations, the Court staff may be able to be of assistance in resolving the issues between you and your attorney. Otherwise, you should contact another attorney to assume your representation, or if appropriate, contact the State Bar of Texas.​

GeneralWhere do I complain if I'm not satisfied with the way my attorney is handling the case?

​All notices required to be given by the Texas Probate Code or the Texas Rules of Civil Procedure must be given in accordance with the Code and Rules. The Court has no other preference.​

GeneralWhat means do you prefer to use for notice?