County Court at Law No. 1 of Fort Bend County sits as a designated juvenile court. Juvenile court decide matters involving adolescents who have not attained the age of majority. Matters handled by the juvenile court include juvenile delinquency and issues involving children in need of supervision. Juvenile court hearings take place in-person and are formal proceedings.
Juvenile adjudication, disposition and status hearings are heard on designated Wednesdays. Trials are heard on days designated as Jury Trial Dockets. All other hearings are set at the Court’s convenience.
Unless prior permission has been obtained, detention hearings are heard by Associate Judge Lewis White. Juvenile detention hearings are heard at the Legion Drive Annex on Mondays at 1:30 P.M., on Wednesdays at 1:00 P.M., and on Thursdays at 9:00 A.M.
Court Appointed Attorneys
In accordance with the County Courts at Law’s recent policy changes regarding attorney fee vouchers, all attorneys will continue to utilize paper fee vouchers in juvenile matters. The fee voucher is to be sworn and filed with the Fort Bend County Clerk’s Office.