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JURY TRIALS FOR JUNE 3, 2024, have been cancelled.  All cases have been resolved.  Thank you for your service. 

There is no need for you to appear IF YOU WERE SUMMONED for COUNTY COURT AT LAW #2.

  If you were summoned for a different court, you should check with that particular court if your service is still needed.

Waller County Court at Law Number Two

has the general jurisdiction of a Texas District Court AND a Texas County Court at Law.

The Local Board of Judges has assigned primary responsibility for the following cases to this court:

Most civil lawsuits previously handled by the 506th Judicial District Court except for tax cases and suits involving title to real estate.

All civil lawsuits previously handled by the Waller County Court at Law (now Waller County Court at Law Number One).

All family law cases ending in an even cause number except for cases filed by the Department of Family and Protective Services.

(ATTN:  All uncontested cases filed under the Texas Estates Code on or after April 1, 2024, will be heard by

the Honorable Trey Duhon, Waller County Judge of the Constitutional County Court of Waller County, Texas. 

 All contested probate/guardianship cases will continue to be heard in County Court at Law Number Two.)

When in doubt about which court has your case, please consult the Court's Local Rules below or email the Court Coordinators.

 

ALL PROCEEDINGS ARE CONDUCTED IN PERSON

NO FURTHER ZOOM/REMOTE APPEARANCES WILL BE ALLOWED ABSENT COMPELLING REASONS

SUCH PERMISSION MUST BE OBTAINED FROM THE JUDGE PRIOR TO HEARING

  ATTORNEYS AND PRO SE PARTIES ARE ENCOURAGED TO USE RESOLUTION BY SUBMISSION WHEN APPROPRIATE

 

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Judge Elton R. Mathis

- ABOUT JUDGE MATHIS - 

Judge Elton R. Mathis is a native of Hempstead, Texas.   He graduated from Hempstead High School in 1993, attended Howard Payne University and then ultimately Baylor Law School.   From 2000 to 2006 Judge Mathis worked at the Adams Law Firm, in Katy, Texas primarily practicing family law, criminal defense, civil litigation and probate in Harris County and surrounding counties.   In 2007 Judge Mathis became one of the youngest elected District Attorneys in the State of Texas when the people of Waller County elected him to serve in that position.   From 2006 to 2023 Judge Mathis was elected/re-elected five times as D.A. until he was appointed the first judge of the newly created Waller County Court at Law Number Two on September 1, 2023.   Judge Mathis is committed to establishing a just and fair court where litigants/defendants are treated with respect, and the same is expected of them for one another, opposing counsel, and court staff. Take time to read the following before your first court appearance: 

Waller County Court at Law Two Rules of Decorum and Media Policy.pdf 

  • Judge Elton R. Mathis
    425 FM 1488
    Hempstead, TX 77445

    Phone: 979-826-4066

    When sending an email to the court send to both the Court Coordinator and the Assistant Court Coordinator for a quicker response.

     Court Coordinator - Peggy Sanders

       CCL2@wallercounty.us

     Assistant Court Coordinator - Loretta Vasquez 

    CCL2Asst@wallercounty.us

      CCL2Espanol@wallercounty.us

    Court Reporter - Vicki Brown

      CCL2Reporter@wallercounty.us

    Official Court Bailiff - Katina Henry

      K.Henry@wallercounty.us

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