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  Judge Loyd Wright

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

 

EFFECTIVE 7/22/16

PHONE NUMBERS HAVE CHANGED TO THE NUMBERS BELOW

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

 

IMPORTANT NOTICE:  
DUE TO HURRICANE HARVEY, WE WILL NOT BE ABLE TO SET ANY JURY TRIALS UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. NON JURY TRIALS ONLY CAN BE SET FOR FRIDAYS, SCHEDULE PERMITTING.
                                                                                                                           
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: 
Wednesday:  9:00 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Effective on September 15, 2017 until further notice.

Heirship: Wednesday 10:00 a.m. 

Guardianship: Wednesday 11:00 a.m.

 

 
 
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