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  Judge Loyd Wright

Judge Loyd Wright
201 Caroline, 6th Floor
Houston TX, 77002




Phone: 832-927-1401
Fax:  832-927-1400


IMPORTANT NOTICE:                                                                                                                                                    COURT APPOINTMENTS UPDATE LETTER & FORM - PDF

Appointment Lists: 

Heirship Attorney Ad Litem List - PDF Guardian Ad Litem List - PDF
Guardianship Attorney Ad Litem List - PDF Guardian / Private Professional Guardian List - PDF
Mediator List - PDF Doctor List - PDF




Request for opinion concerning whether SB 1876, passed by the 84th regular session of the Texas Legislature, violates Article II, Section 1 of the Texas Constitution under the separation of powers doctrine. Request for opinion concerning whether SB1876 is unconstitutionally vague. https://www.texasattorneygeneral.gov/opinions/opinions/51paxton/rq/2015/pdf/RQ0060KP.pdf

NEW CODE INFORMATION  (effective 1/1/14):
You must bring originals of any notarized documents that were submitted by E-File to your court hearing.

HEIRSHIP PROCEEDINGS:                                                     Sec. 202.057. Affidavit of Service of Citation

(a) (a)  A person who files an application under Section 202.005 shall file with the court:

        (1)  a copy of any citation required by this subchapter and  the proof of delivery of service of the citation; and

        (2)  an affidavit sworn to by the applicant or a certificate signed by the applicant’s attorney stating:

            (A)  that the citation was served as required by this subchapter;

            (B)  the name of each person to whom the citation was served, if the person’s name is not shown on the proof of delivery; and

            (C)  the name of each person who waived citation under Section 202.056.

(b)   (b)  The court may not enter an order in the proceeding to declare heirship under Subchapter E until the affidavit or certificate required by Subsection (a) is filed.

    Amended by Acts 2013, 83rd Legislature, Chapter 1136 (HB 2912), § 17,       effective January 1, 2014.

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Ancillary Docket Setting Requirements:
10 Day Notice of hearing to all parties.  All responses to be served on opposing counsel and filed with the County Clerk's Office, with copies to the court 3 DAYS PRIOR to hearing.

Ancillary Schedule:
Thursday 10:00 a.m., 11:00  a.m. and 2:00  p.m.
**Call Court For Setting**

Uncontested Docket Schedule:
Settings for most uncontested hearings can be requested online at ProbateCourt1.com. For special settings that might require more time, contact 713-368-6700.  

Probate of Wills and Administrations: 
Tuesday:  10:00 a.m., 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.

Heirship: Wednesday 10:00 a.m. 

Guardianship: Wednesday 11:00 a.m.


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