Harris County, Texas Family Court
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Welcome! On this page you'll find the following information for Harris County, Texas:
- Where to file for child custody in Harris County
- How to find or contact the Harris County Family Court
- Whether the court offers childcare for days you must visit the court building
- Where to find Harris County child custody forms and court fees
- How to learn more and find a lawyer
Where To File for Child Custody in Harris County, Texas
In Harris County, child custody is handled by the Harris County District Court
NAME OF COURT
Harris County District Court
COURT WEBSITE ADDRESS
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COURT PHONE NUMBER
COURT EMAIL ADDRESS
201 Caroline Street
Houston, TX 77002
Due to Hurricane Harvey, this is a temporary location for the court. Please call the court at the number above to confirm this address before visiting the courthouse.
Monday - Friday 8-430 except court holidays
No Childcare Available
Harris County Child Custody Forms & Fees
Texas Child Custody Forms Used in Harris County
Harris County Child Custody Forms
Family Court Fee
If you can't afford court fees, see the Court Fees & Fee Waiver information at TexasLawHelp.org.
Get Help With Texas Child Custody
Before you file legal papers, take some time to familiarize yourself with the resouces offered by your local court. Most courts now offer at least some materials and forms to help you understand and manage your child custody case. Even if you plan to work with a lawyer, it's smart to do some research before you turn things over. When you're ready to find a lawyer, the resources below can help you locate a child custody attorney near you.
Harris County Family Court Self-Help Materials
Texas Resources for Making a Parenting Plan
Harris County Free or Low Cost Legal Help
Harris County Child Custody Lawyers