How do I find out the date and time of my court appearance?
Contact your attorney or bondsman for the date and time of your court appearance. You can also search the court’s docket by clicking here to search the District Clerk records. Contact 936-538-3532 for any other questions concerning the docket.
My case is set on the docket. Do my attorney and I have to be there?
Yes, you must be present unless your presence is expressly waived by the court.
What time is docket?
Dockets start at either 9:00 a.m. or 1:30 p.m. Refer to your Scheduling Order for the correct time and date. If you are uncertain as to the time, please call your bondsman or check the Searchable Court Docket. Please be to court on time as your bond may be set aside if you do not appear or you are late.
Do I have to be present at Docket Call?
Yes, you and your attorney must be present unless your presence is expressly waived by the court.
How do I apply for court-appointed counsel?
You will need to be interviewed by the Office of Indigent Defense. If you qualify, an attorney will be assigned to your case. The Office of Indigent Defense is located in Room 304 on the 3rd floor of the Montgomery County Courthouse. Contact the office at 936-538-8173 or click here for more information.
How do I find out which attorney is appointed to my case?
Search the District Clerk records to find a case and the attorney’s name.
Where do I pay my court costs/attorney fees?
Contact Montgomery County Collections at 936-538-8172. Click here for more information.
How do I obtain copies of a judgment, sentence, or a dismissal?
Can I contact the judge directly?
No, you may not contact the judge directly as judges are prohibited from communicating about cases unless both sides are present. All inquiries should be directed to a court coordinator.