Your health and safety is of paramount importance to Harris County Civil Court at Law No. 4.

Therefore, due to the ongoing pandemic, Court No. 4 is holding all Non-Jury, Motion, Status Conference, and Pretrial dockets via Zoom, and is conducting all jury trials in-person, in accordance with all applicable public health guidelines. Cases set for Submission and Entry dockets continue to be ruled upon promptly. As such, please be sure to timely E-file all documents.

Please continue to monitor the County Civil Courts at Law Webpage at:

Many thanks, and stay well.

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The following locations offer free access to the Zoom platform for parties wishing to appear for court proceedings in Harris County Courts. Please be sure to check with the facility prior to the date of your setting to confirm availability.

Aldine Branch Library
11331 Airline Drive
Houston, Texas 77037
(832) 927-5410

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Oral Hearing Docket is held on Tuesdays at 9:00 a.m. for cases that require 1 to 10 minutes for the hearing and 10:00 a.m. for cases that require 10 to 30 minutes for the hearing. A written notice of oral hearing must be filed with the clerk at least five business prior to the hearing date. If you need longer than 30 minutes for your hearing please contact the court clerks for an available time. Occupational hearings are held on Tuesdays at 9:00 a.m.

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Houston TX 77002-1900


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Judge Audrie Lawton-Evans, Court 1

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Judge Miryea Ayala, Court 4