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85th District Court
The jurisdiction of a District Court is determined by the Texas Constitution and statute. Generally speaking, the jurisdiction of a District Court includes felony criminal cases, civil cases with higher amounts of controversy, and family law matters.

Find out more information about the Texas Judicial System.

Additional Information
The 85th District Court handles civil, criminal (felony and related misdemeanors), family law, and juvenile cases.

It is the goal of the 85th District Court to provide a just, fair, equitable, and impartial adjudication of all matters brought before this court, and to treat all individuals with integrity, honesty, equality, and respect.


Kyle Hawthorne

Judge Presiding

Ashley Crenshaw
Administrative Assistant

Kristie Evans
Court Coordinator

Paula Frederick
Court Reporter

Steve Tyler
Court Bailiff

300 E. 26th St.
Suite 440
Bryan, TX 77803

Monday – Friday
8:00 am – 5:00 pm