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Waller County Family Court Update

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In light of the current public health concerns related to COVID-19, the Waller County Court at Law has issued an Emergency Order (view here) to ensure the safety of litigants, attorneys, and court staff.

Should you have any questions we can help with, do not hesitate to contact us at 832-781-0320.

Below you will find the most current updates for Waller County.

As of March 17, 2020:

Court Status

As of March 20, 2020, all court proceedings will be suspended until April 12, 2020, except emergency orders pertaining to children, temporary restraining orders, and temporary injunctions on a case-by-case basis.

For families with a court order that provides spring break possession for the non-custodial parent (e.g. a Standard Possession Order), the Court issued a standing order that the non-custodial parent must return the child as if school resumed on Monday, March 16, 2020. The Court further warned that non-compliant parties will be found in contempt of court, fined, and sanctioned (view in full here).

The March docket for any Attorney General matters has been cancelled.

If you have a criminal matter pending, Tuesdays and Thursdays have been reserved by the 506th District Court to have arraignment and bond hearings.

The Court also reserved the right under this Emergency Order to modify or suspend any deadlines.

Juror Service

All juror service has been cancelled through April 12, 2020.


If you have questions or concerns about a child custody, child support, or divorce matter in Waller County, our office remains open and will be accepting consultations. We are taking the recommended precautions, including disinfecting all common areas, tables, countertops after every meeting. In addition, hand sanitizer stations are located in each conference room and all common spaces.

If you are unable to come to the office, we can meet by telephone or videoconference (compatible with most smartphones, tablets, and computers). We can also conduct meetings, group conferences, and mediations 100% virtually.

This page is for informational purposes only. All updates are to the best of our knowledge. Updates are moving very quickly and the most recent update you see here could be out of date by the time you read it, or we update again. Please do not rely on our updates, but instead rely on information provided directly by the court and your attorney. The information above is not intended to be legal advice nor is it intended to create an attorney-client relationship where none exists.