385th District Court

Types of Hearings

  • Civil and Criminal Bench Trials
  • Civil and Criminal Jury Trials
  • Civil and Criminal Motions
  • Civil default judgments
  • Civil pretrial matters
  • Civil summary judgments
  • Criminal First and Final Pre-trials are every Friday via email announcement from defense counsel
  • Guilty Pleas are every Thursday at 1:30 p.m.

Jury / Non-Jury Trial Schedules

  • Civil and Criminal Jury Trials are scheduled by the Court with dockets sent to counsel in advance. Generally, the Court schedules 1 Civil Jury week and 2 to 3 Criminal Jury weeks each month.
  • Under certain circumstances, special settings are made.
  • Bench Trials (Non-Jury Trials) are scheduled by separate order.

Felony Arraignments

Felony arraignments happen every Friday at 8:30 a.m. Midland County District Judges alternate presiding over arraignments.