The following procedures will be in effect for criminal cases in the 458th District Court, effective Friday, March 27, 2020.
Defendants released on bond scheduled to appear in court from March 30, 2020 through May 1, 2020 will be rescheduled and do not need to appear in Court.A reset will be e-mailed to the attorney and asked for it to be returned to the court with signatures by e-mail.
Defendants are instructed to contact their attorney or their bonding company to find out your new court date.If you have not been notified of a new court date by May 1, 2020, you must contact the Court Coordinator Gabriela Romero directly to receive your next court date.The phone number is(832) 471-4905 or by email at Gabriela.Romero@fortbendcountytx.gov
If you do not have an attorney, contact the Court immediately.The Court’s phone number is (832) 471-4905 or Gabriela.Romero@fortbendcountytx.gov
The Court will be operating on a reduced schedule but will be available for emergency matters.Some matters may be heard using telephonic or video remote appearances, please contact the coordinator to make arrangements.
It is anticipated that the Court may return to its normal schedule on May 4, 2020.