19th District Court is a Court of general jurisdiction handling felony law matters. Criminal cases are assigned to the 19th and 54th District Court on a random computer-generated basis.
Jurors report at 8:45 a.m. on date indicated on jury summons. After listening to instructions given by the District Clerk, they will be assigned to the various courts requiring a jury. Jury trials normally begin on Tuesday at 8:30 a.m. For more information, please view the District Clerk's Juror Information page.
Most hearings are open to the public. Appropriate dress is expected in the courtroom. No shorts, tank-tops, hats/caps for men, or bare feet are allowed. Children under 7 and unattended children are not allowed in the courtroom.
Requests regarding settings should be directed to Ellen Watson by phone, fax, or mail.
Transcriptions of Trials/Hearings
Inquiries regarding transcripts should be directed to Rachell D. Karr by phone, fax, or mail.