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310th Family Court
Judge Sonya L. Heath
Harris County Civil Courthouse
201 Caroline, 15th Floor
Houston, Texas 77002
Helpful Links
State Bar of Texas Family Law Section Harris County Law Library
ABA Family Law Section Full Text of Texas Family Code (& Texas Constitution & all codes)


Court Staff
Court Phone: (713) 274-1310
Associate Judge: Hon. Charles Collins
Clerk: Nidia S. Alberto(713) 274-1310
Assistant Clerk: Brittany Garrett(713) 274-1310
Coordinator: Melinda Schmidt(713) 274-1310
Bailiff: Friedrich W. Harrison(713) 274-1310
Bailiff: Danny Davis(713) 274-1310
Court Reporter: Leticia Salas(713) 274-1310
Court InformationTop

310th Policies and Procedures 
NEW Order of Assignment by the Presiding Judge
Standing Order Prohibiting Electronic Recordings
Sample Prove-Up Forms
Monitor your case and for upcoming hearings: http://www.hcdistrictclerk.com/Edocs/Public/Search.aspx?dockettab=1
Approved jury trial list: http://www.txcourts.gov/court-coronavirus-information/approved-jury-trials/
Information on jury trial procedures: www.harriscountyjuryservice.com

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Late Calls - if running late for a hearing, email 310late@justex.net and include: 1) cause number, 2) name of attorney checking in late, 3) time estimate, and 4) court number if in another court.  Copy all necessary parties on the email.  NOTE: this email address is for late calls only.  DO NOT send any other correspondence to this email address.  Also note that the 30-minute Local Rule still applies (even if it is your own hearing). 

** Effective March 18, 2020 the Harris County District Clerk's Office will suspend in-person services to the public.  This closure will remain in effect until further notice.  How to file your pleadings/documents: 1) Electronic Filing - visit www.efiletexas.gov, 2) "After Hours" filing slot - located outside the building and will be available 24 hours, and 3) Mail - visit District Clerk's website for more information. ** 

Required Orders and Forms for 310th Cases
310th Pretrial Conference Checklist
Job Sheet/Record Request form
310th Wheel Application
310th Ad Litem Wheel List 
Pro se Litigant Handbook
Manual para Litigantes Pro se
Income Withholding for Support
Form CR-65 (Fingerprint cards) 
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