News & Announcements
2024 Jury Trial Schedule
The District Courts have released the 2024 Jury Trial Schedule. This includes trial dates for all District Courts and the COVID Impact Court.
IMPORTANT NOTE: Prior to filing a Docket Control Order, please reach out to the respective Court's administrator to obtain setting approval and other hearing dates that may accompany a jury trial setting.
Revised Standing Family Order
Pursuant to the Local Rules of Court, the Standing Order Regarding Children, Property, and Conduct of Parties applies to any divorce suit or suit affecting the parent-child relationship.
The revised Standing Order may be accessed at this link.
The Standing Order was revised effective 11/1/23 to reflect changes in legislation (see Section 2.7.
Video Participation in Hearings
The District Courts have the capacity to support video participation in court proceedings. This must be approved in advance by the Court and is limited to certain circumstances. Counsel should notify the Court as soon as they are aware of the need to have a participant appear via video.
Represented parties (parties with a lawyer) should not attempt to contact the Court, except through their attorney.
26th District Court
277th District Court
368th District Court
395th District Court
425th District Court
480th District Court
Visiting the District Courts
405 Martin Luther King Street
Georgetown, TX 78626
405 Martin Luther King Street Georgetown TX 78626
The Justice Center is open to the public Monday-Friday from 8:00 AM-5:00 PM. Members of the public are required to enter at the corner of 4th and Martin Luther King St.
In order to enter the Justice Center, you are required to go through security screening. In addition, any bags/packages you bring with you are subject to search.
The Williamson County Sheriff's Office is responsible for security of the Justice Center.
There are several free parking options around the Justice Center. The surface lot on 4th St., just north of the building and the parking garage on 4th St., across from the Williamson County Jail are the nearest to the public entrance to the building.
Children should not be brought to Court without the prior approval of the Court.
Recording court proceedings is prohibited by law.
Appropriate attire is mandatory for any appearance in court, whether as a participant, witness, or observer. As a general rule, you should think of the courtroom as a formal environment, and you should dress as you would if you were going to an important job interview.
- Men: long pants (if your pants have belt loops, wear a belt); shirt (tucked in); shoes with socks
- Women: dress, skirt, or long pants; blouse, sweater; casual dress shirt; shoes
The following is not allowed:
|Hats (unless for religious purposes)
|Halter top, tube top
|Clothing that exposes midriff or underwear
|Pants that fall below the waist
|Clothing that promotes illegal activity, violence
Decorum and Conduct
- When given permission, stand in the area designated by the Bailiff.
- Cell phones must be turned off or placed on silent and may not be used in the courtroom.
- Food or drink is not allowed in the courtroom.
- If you are waiting in the courtroom, please keep conversation to a minimum. If you disturb the court or participants, you may be asked to leave.
The court will ask you to make a good effort to hire an attorney. Under certain circumstances, individuals may be eligible to have an attorney appointed to represent them in a criminal case. More details may be found at Williamson County Pretrial Services website.
Members of the media with inquiries related to the District Courts should contact District Court Administration.
Additional information about other court offices and agencies related to court business is available below.
|Community Supervision and Corrections (Adult Probation)
|County Attorney's Office
|District Attorney's Office
|District Clerk's Office
|Williamson County Sheriff's Office