Update On Courts And Jury Trials
Last updated 4/10/2020 at Noon
Jury trials scheduled through Friday, June 19, 2020, are cancelled and will be rescheduled and prioritized by the presiding judge of the court where the case is filed.
Jurors do not need to report or call if you have received a summons for a trial during this time period.
Said jurors will be automatically deferred until a later date and will receive notice of any future jury service.
The courts will monitor the situation and revisit further suspension of trials as necessary.
The District and County Courts at Law are open and can be reached by calling their respective phone numbers or emailing their respective court coordinators.
The District and County Courts at Law are conducting essential hearings in accordance with the Supreme Court’s orders through Zoom teleconferencing.
Please contact each individual court to receive instructions on how to proceed with your scheduled hearings.
District, County Court at Law, and Court Administrator employees will be permitted to work remotely as approved by their individual judge; therefore, please call or email the individual court if there are any questions or concerns.
For questions concerning this release, please contact Judge Courtney Arkeen, 128th District Court and Administrative Judge, Orange County, Texas at cark[email protected] or (409)882-7085.