The County Courts at Law of Fort Bend County sit as the designated Juvenile Courts. Juvenile Courts decide on matters involving adolescents who have not attained the age of majority (17 years). Matters handled by the Juvenile Courts include juvenile delinquency and issues involving children in need of supervision. Juvenile Court hearings take place inside the courtroom and are formal proceedings.
Juvenile adjudication and disposition hearings are heard on designated Mondays at 9:30 A.M. Trials are heard on designated Tuesdays at 1:30 P.M. All other hearings are set at the Court’s availability.
Motions to Seal Records are set on designated Mondays at 9:30 A.M.
Unless prior permission has been obtained, detention hearings are heard by the Associate Judge. Juvenile detention hearings are heard at the Legion Drive Annex (117 New Legion Drive, Richmond, Texas) on Mondays at 1:30 P.M., on Wednesdays at 1:00 P.M., and on Thursdays at 9:00 A.M.
Language Access | Important Notices
Notice of Language Assistance Services
FORT BEND COUNTY COURTS AT LAW AND DISTRICT COURTS ARE COMMITTED TO PROVIDING MEANINGFUL ACCESS TO COURT SERVICES FOR LIMITED ENGLISH PROFICIENT (LEP) PERSONS. LANGUAGE ASSISTANCE SERVICES ARE AVAILABLE AT NO COST TO ANY PERSON ASSOCIATED WITH A COURT PROCEEDING WHO HAS DIFFICULTY COMMUNICATING IN THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE OR WHO NEEDS A DOCUMENT TRANSLATED INTO ENGLISH.
IF YOU NEED ASSISTANCE IN A LANGUAGE OTHER THAN ENGLISH, YOU MAY REQUEST LANGUAGE ASSISTANCE SERVICES FREE OF CHARGE. TO REQUEST INTERPERETATION OR TRANSLATION SERVICED FOR THE FORT BEND COUNTY COURTS, PLEASE VISIT THE LANGUAGE ACCESS WEBPAGE.