142nd District Court

Types of Hearings

  • Civil and Criminal Bench Trials (Non-Jury Trials)
  • Civil and Criminal Jury Trials
  • Civil and Criminal Motions
  • Civil Default Judgments
  • Civil Pretrial Matters - the Court conducts scheduling conferences by telephone, at the request of counsel. Other hearings are conducted in the courtroom
  • Civil Summary Judgments
  • Criminal Pretrial and Guilty Pleas are every Thursday afternoon

Jury / Non-Jury Trial Schedules

Civil and Criminal Jury Trials are scheduled by the Court with dockets sent to counsel in advance. Under certain circumstances, special settings are made. Bench Trials (Non-Jury Trials) are scheduled by separate order.

Tax cases are held every third Tuesday of the month. For any information regarding tax cases please call the Midland County Central Appraisal District and speak to one of their representatives at 432-699-4991.

Felony Arraignments

Felony arraignments take place every Friday at 8:30 a.m. Midland County District Judges alternate on a regular schedule.

Active Warrant for a Failure to Appear

Attention - To check the status of an active warrant for a failure to appear, please contact your bondsman or your attorney.