District Courts


In Midland County, the State District Courts have jurisdiction over felony-level criminal, civil, and family law cases arising in Midland County.

The State District Courts hold hearings on pre-trial matters and preside over jury and non-jury trials. Although State District Courts have general jurisdiction, some courts handle dockets that specialize in either criminal, civil or family law.

Judge Terms

State District Court Judges are elected to a four year term by the voters of Midland County.