54th District Court


Court Agenda & Jurisdiction


54th District Court only tries felony criminal cases. 


Settings


Requests regarding settings should be directed to Paige Light, Jessica Ficker, or Deeanna Ayres by phone, fax, or mail.


PSI Notice


If your client is going to enter a plea of guilty and a PSI is being ordered, please make sure your client fills out the PSI packet and email it to the Probation department at cscdpsiunit@co.mclennan.tx.us prior to the plea date. Therefore, your client can appear via Zoom from your office or appropriate location (not in a moving vehicle). If the paperwork is not timely submitted to the CSCD, then your client must appear in court with the PSI packet completed.


Transcriptions of Trials/Hearings


Inquiries regarding transcripts should be directed to Heather Weiser or Rebecca Rivera by phone, fax, or mail.


Jury Trials


Jurors report at 9 a.m. to be assigned to the various courts. Jury trials normally begin on Monday with jury selection at 10 a.m.


Court Etiquette


All hearings are open to public. Professional attire is expected in court. No shorts, tank tops, hats, or bare feet are allowed. No children under the age of 7 are allowed in courts.