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280th Family Protective Order Court
Judge Barbara J. Stalder
Harris County Juvenile Justice Center
1200 Congress, 7th Floor
Houston, Texas 77002
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Court Phone: (713) 274-4680
Clerk: Tiffany Ward(713) 274-4680
Clerk: Late-call Email
Clerk: Ashley Johnson(713) 274-4680
Assistant Clerk: Simone Maddison (713) 274-4680
Coordinator: Elsa Ramirez(713) 274-4680
Bailiff: Deputy Robinson(713) 274-4690
Bailiff: Deputy Brown(713) 274-4691
Court Reporter: Julia Rangel(713) 274-4682
280th Family Protective Order Court Information

09/14/2022  The supreme court recently made some changes to the PO forms. Also the Texas Advocacy Project now has a short course for pro se to watch.   Click the link below:  


Protective Order Tool Kit 09142022.pdf

We are having in person docket and hearings. 

Notice Effective Immediately: 


When filing a Protective Order, please make sure that you include the respondent’s complete address, including Zip Code.  With Protective Order going Electronic, we cannot issue service without a complete address. 
Posted on 02/16/2022


Most Frequently Asked Questions After Obtaining a Civil Protective Order
Las Preguntas Mas Frequentes Despues De Obtener Una Orden De Proteccion Civil
280th Protective Order Court During COVID-19 PENDEMIC
Tribunal 280 Para Ordenes De Proteccion Durante La Pandemia De COVID-19



Exhibit list, witness list, and exhibits are to be emailed to Julia Rangel at Julia_rangel@justex.net and 280_exhibits@justex.net.  It is very important that you include the Cause No. and Style of the matter in the email Subject matter.

2022 Dead Weeks:

Judicial Summit on Mental Health November 2-4, 2022
Thanksgiving Holiday week November 21, 2022 through November 25, 2022
Christmas Holiday December 23, 2022 through December 30,2022

If you need to file a Family Violence Protective Order, please go to the Juvenile Justice Center, 280th Courtroom on the 7th floor. 
Please refer to the Required Document Check List below.





Forms and Templates:
Required Documents Check List:
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