85th District Court

DUE TO THE CURRENT DECLARATIONS AND ORDERS IN PLACE BY FEDERAL, STATE AND LOCAL JURISDICTIONS, IN ORDER TO COMPLY WITH THE TEXAS OPEN COURT'S PROVISION, IF YOU WISH TO VIEW ANY OR ALL DOCKETED HEARINGS FOR THIS COURT, THE PUBLIC MAY ACCESS THE HEARING THROUGH YOUTUBE at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCZJrYINFjcSTDDpO1RNDJWQ PER THE TIMES ON THE COURT'S DOCKET FOUND ONLINE. THE COURT'S CHANNEL IS "85TH DISTRICT COURT".

IF YOU VIEW HEARINGS VIA THE YOUTUBE CHANNEL OR ANY OTHER MEDIUM, YOU ARE ORDERED NOT TO RECORD ANY PART OF THE HEARING, NEITHER USING AUDIO OR VIDEO RECORDING OF ANY MEANS. A VIOLATION OF THIS ORDER COULD LEAD TO BEING HELD IN CONTEMPT OF COURT WHICH MAY INCLUDE A FINE OF UP $500.00 AND/OR UP TO 6 MONTHS IN JAIL FOR EACH VIOLATION.

IF YOU ARE PARTICIPATING IN THE HEARING, UNDERSTAND YOU ARE IN COURT AND ALL PROPER COURT RULES AND DECORUM SHALL APPLY, INCLUDING DRESS.

Overview

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.

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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.