398th District Court

Overview


The 398th District is a court of general jurisdiction. It handles all civil and criminal matters, including, but not limited to:
  • Juvenile cases
  • Divorce cases
  • Contract disputes
  • Personal injury litigation
  • Medical malpractice cases
  • Capital murder cases
  • Burglary of habitations and buildings
  • Theft cases
  • Aggravated robberies
  • Sexual assault of adults and minors
  • Intoxication
  • Manslaughter and assaults
The juvenile cases involve the same type of criminal offense but follow a different process.

Visit the Court


As your judge of the 398th District Court, I welcome you to visit and see the judicial process at work. The courtroom is now accessible to all the public, specifically those with special needs, as required by the Americans with Disabilities Act.