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Hidalgo County District Courts

Hidalgo County

Learn the virtual court procedures, who you need to contact, and more about the Hidalgo County District Courts.
Overview

Guide Overview

Civil District Courts hear all family and civil law issues including divorce cases, custody issues, child abuse and neglect (involving the Department of Family and Protective Services, or CPS) cases, cases involving title to land, and civil matters where the amount of money or damages involved is $200 or more.  

This guide contains information on all the District Courts, Associate Courts, and the Hidalgo County Child Support (IV-D) Court.  

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Common questions about Hidalgo County

The Hidalgo County District Courts are in the Hidalgo County Courthouse at 100 North Closner Boulevard, Edinburg, Texas 78539. 

Phone: (956) 318-2200 
Fax: (956) 318-2251 
Hours of Operation: Monday–Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

You can use the Hidalgo County District Court Records Inquiry search available on the District Clerk’s website. You can also visit the District Clerk’s Office to view your case documents in person.

You can read How to E-File and the guide I want to electronically file (e-file) my documents to learn about E-Filing.

You can also read more about E-Filing on the Hidalgo County website.

You can see the 2023 docket for your case when you visit the Hidalgo County Records Inquiry page and click on Court Calendar. Then you can search by case number, attorney, judicial officer, party name, or date range.

Instructions & Forms

Honorable Luis M. Singleterry 

100 N. Closner Boulevard 
Second Floor 
Edinburg, Texas 78539 
 
Phone: (956) 318-2250 
Fax: (956) 318-2345 

Watch the 92nd District Court's court live stream on YouTube

This information is current as of March 29, 2023.

Checklist Steps

Is this court doing virtual hearings? What platform are they using? Are there any exceptions?
Yes, as of May 31, 2022. Zoom. Yes. All settings are at the court’s discretion.

You can visit the 92nd District Court's webpage for the most up-to-date information. Also read the Second Updated Hidalgo County COVID-19 Minimum Standard Health Protocols for Court Proceedings from the Local Administrative District Judge.

All documents you want to file with the court must be filed with the District Clerk’s Office through e-filing, in person, fax, or by mail. Contact the District Clerk’s Office with any questions at (956) 318-2200 or districtclerk@co.hidalgo.tx.us.  

All motions must include a Certificate of Conference stating you made an effort to resolve the motion with all other parties and lawyers before filing. 

The 92nd District Court has concurrent jurisdiction with the 93rd and 139th District Courts. See Texas Government Code 24.194

All motions requesting a hearing should be in writing and filed with an Order Setting Hearing and a Certificate of Conference. Contact the court coordinator to receive dates and times the court is available to set a hearing. Read the District Court Local Rules for more information.

Possibly. Depending on the complexity of the matter, type of hearing, and the situation, the court will use its discretion to permit virtual hearings. Contact the court to see if you can schedule a virtual hearing.

Court staff will contact you after your hearing is set with instructions for the hearing, including how evidence is submitted and presented to the court.

No. All jury trials are held in person only.

Possibly. Contact the court coordinator if you have concerns.

If you have any questions concerning your case or court procedures, contact the Court Coordinator Ana De La Paz at (956) 318-2250 or ana.delapaz@co.hidalgo.tx.us

Honorable Fernando Mancias 

100 N. Closner Boulevard 
Second Floor 
Edinburg, Texas 78539 
 
Phone: (956) 318-2255 
Fax: (956) 318-2552 

Hours: Monday–Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. 

Watch the 93rd District Court's court live stream on YouTube

This information is current as of March 29, 2023.

Checklist Steps

Is this court doing virtual hearings? What platform are they using? Are there any exceptions?
Yes, as of May 31, 2022. Zoom. Yes. All settings are at the court’s discretion.

You can visit the 93rd District Court's webpage for the most up-to-date information. Also read the Second Updated Hidalgo County COVID-19 Minimum Standard Health Protocols for Court Proceedings from the Local Administrative District Judge.

All documents you want to file with the court must be filed with the District Clerk’s Office through e-filing, in person, fax, or by mail. Contact the District Clerk’s Office with any questions at (956) 318-2200 or districtclerk@co.hidalgo.tx.us.  

All motions must include a Certificate of Conference stating you made an effort to resolve the motion with all other parties and lawyers before filing. 

The 93rd District Court has concurrent jurisdiction with the 92nd and 139th District Courts. See Texas Government Code 24.195.

All motions requesting a hearing should be in writing and filed with an Order Setting Hearing and a Certificate of Conference. Contact the court coordinator to receive dates and times the court is available to set a hearing. Read the District Court Local Rules for more information.

Possibly. Depending on the complexity of the matter, type of hearing, and the situation, the court will use its discretion to permit virtual hearings. Contact the court to see if you can schedule a virtual hearing.

Court staff will contact you after your hearing is set with instructions for the hearing, including how evidence is submitted and presented to the court.

No. All jury trials are held in person only.

Possibly. Contact the court coordinator if you have concerns.

If you have any questions concerning your case or court procedures, contact the Court Coordinator Janie Salas at (956) 318-2255.

Honorable Roberto “Bobby” Flores 

100 N. Closner Boulevard 
Second Floor 
Edinburg, Texas 78539 
 
Phone: (956) 318-2260 
Fax: (956) 383-7608 

Hours: Monday–Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. 

Watch the 139th District Court's court live stream on YouTube

This information is current as of March 29, 2023.

Checklist Steps

Is this court doing virtual hearings? What platform are they using? Are there any exceptions?
Yes, as of May 31, 2022. Zoom. Yes. All settings are at the court’s discretion.

You can visit the 139th District Court's webpage for the most up-to-date information. Also read the Second Updated Hidalgo County COVID-19 Minimum Standard Health Protocols for Court Proceedings from the Local Administrative District Judge. 

All documents you want to file with the court must be filed with the District Clerk’s Office through e-filing, in person, fax, or by mail. Contact the District Clerk’s Office with any questions at (956) 318-2200 or districtclerk@co.hidalgo.tx.us.  

All motions must include a Certificate of Conference stating you made an effort to resolve the motion with all other parties and lawyers before filing. 

The 139th District Court has concurrent jurisdiction with the 92nd and 93rd District Courts. See Texas Government Code 24.241.

All motions requesting a hearing should be in writing and filed with an Order Setting Hearing and a Certificate of Conference. Contact the court coordinator to receive dates and times the court is available to set a hearing. Read the District Court Local Rules for more information.

Possibly. Depending on the complexity of the matter, type of hearing, and the situation, the court will use its discretion to permit virtual hearings. Contact the court to see if you can schedule a virtual hearing.

Court staff will contact you after your hearing is set with instructions for the hearing, including how evidence is submitted and presented to the court.

No. All jury trials are held in person only.

Possibly. Contact the court coordinator if you have concerns.

If you have any questions concerning your case or court procedures, contact the Court Coordinator Sylvia Reyes at (956) 318-2260.

Honorable Rose Guerra Reyna 

100 N. Closner Boulevard 
Second Floor 
Edinburg, Texas 78539 
 
Phone: (956) 318-2265 
Fax: (956) 318-2005 

Hours: Monday–Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. 

Watch the 206th District Court's court live stream on YouTube

This information is current as of March 29, 2023.

Checklist Steps

Is this court doing virtual hearings? What platform are they using? Are there any exceptions?
No. Zoom. Yes. For at-risk and vulnerable populations.

You can visit the 206th District Court's webpage for the most up-to-date information. Also read the Second Updated Hidalgo County COVID-19 Minimum Standard Health Protocols for Court Proceedings from the Local Administrative District Judge.

All documents you want to file with the court must be filed with the District Clerk’s Office through e-filing, in person, fax, or by mail. Contact the District Clerk’s Office with any questions at (956) 318-2200 or districtclerk@co.hidalgo.tx.us.  

All motions must include a Certificate of Conference stating you made an effort to resolve the motion with all other parties and lawyers before filing. 

All motions requesting a hearing should be in writing and filed with an Order Setting Hearing and a Certificate of Conference. Contact the court coordinator to receive dates and times the court is available to set a hearing. Read the District Court Local Rules for more information.

Possibly. If you are a member of a vulnerable population where COVID-19 puts you at higher risk for health concerns, you may be able to request a virtual hearing. Contact the court coordinator if you have questions.

Court staff will contact you after your hearing is set with instructions for the hearing, including how evidence is submitted and presented to the court.

No. All jury trials are held in person only.

Possibly. Contact the court coordinator if you have concerns.

If you have any questions concerning your case or court procedures, contact the Court Coordinator Delma Silva at (956) 318-2265 or delma.silva@co.hidalgo.tx.us.

Honorable Marla Cuellar 

100 N. Closner Boulevard 
Second Floor 
Edinburg, Texas 78539 
 
Phone: (956) 318-2270 
Fax: (956) 318-2589 

Hours: Monday–Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. 

Watch the 275th District Court's court live stream on YouTube

This information is current as of March 29, 2023.

Checklist Steps

Is this court doing virtual hearings? What platform are they using? Are there any exceptions?
Yes, as of May 31, 2022. Zoom. Yes. All settings are at the court’s discretion.

You can visit the 275th District Court's webpage for the most up-to-date information. Also read the Second Updated Hidalgo County COVID-19 Minimum Standard Health Protocols for Court Proceedings from the Local Administrative District Judge. 

All documents you want to file with the court must be filed with the District Clerk’s Office through e-filing, in person, fax, or by mail. Contact the District Clerk’s Office with any questions at (956) 318-2200 or districtclerk@co.hidalgo.tx.us.  

All motions must include a Certificate of Conference stating you made an effort to resolve the motion with all other parties and lawyers before filing. 

All motions requesting a hearing should be in writing and filed with an Order Setting Hearing and a Certificate of Conference. Contact the court coordinator to receive dates and times the court is available to set a hearing. Read the District Court Local Rules for more information.

Possibly. Depending on the complexity of the matter, type of hearing, and the situation, the court will use its discretion to permit virtual hearings. Contact the court to see if you can schedule a virtual hearing.

Court staff will contact you after your hearing is set with instructions for the hearing, including how evidence is submitted and presented to the court.

No. All jury trials are held in person only.

Possibly. Contact the court coordinator if you have concerns.

If you have any questions concerning your case or court procedures, contact the Court Coordinator Sonia Vasquez at (956) 318-2270 or ginna.alvarez@co.hidalgo.tx.us.

Honorable Mario E. Ramirez Jr. 

100 N. Closner Boulevard 
Second Floor 
Edinburg, Texas 78539 
 
Phone: (956) 318-2275 
Fax: (956) 318-2589 

Hours: Monday–Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. 

Watch the 332nd District Court's court live stream on YouTube

This information is current as of March 29, 2023.

Checklist Steps

Is this court doing virtual hearings? What platform are they using? Are there any exceptions?
Yes, as of May 31, 2022. Zoom. Yes. All settings are at the court’s discretion.

You can visit the 332nd District Court's webpage for the most up-to-date information. Also read the Second Updated Hidalgo County COVID-19 Minimum Standard Health Protocols for Court Proceedings from the Local Administrative District Judge.

All documents you want to file with the court must be filed with the District Clerk’s Office through e-filing, in person, fax, or by mail. Contact the District Clerk’s Office with any questions at (956) 318-2200 or districtclerk@co.hidalgo.tx.us.  

All motions must include a Certificate of Conference stating you made an effort to resolve the motion with all other parties and lawyers before filing. 

All motions requesting a hearing should be in writing and filed with an Order Setting Hearing and a Certificate of Conference. Contact the court coordinator to receive dates and times the court is available to set a hearing. Read the District Court Local Rules for more information.

Possibly. Depending on the complexity of the matter, type of hearing, and the situation, the court will use its discretion to permit virtual hearings. Contact the court to see if you can schedule a virtual hearing.

Court staff will contact you after your hearing is set with instructions for the hearing, including how evidence is submitted and presented to the court.

No. All jury trials are held in person only.

Possibly. Contact the court coordinator if you have concerns.

If you have any questions concerning your case or court procedures, contact the Court Coordinator Tootsie Barrera at (956) 318-2275 or tootsie.barrera@co.hidalgo.tx.us.

Honorable Noe Gonzalez 

100 N. Closner Boulevard 
Second Floor 
Edinburg, Texas 78539 
 
Phone: (956) 318-2280 
Fax: (956) 318-2285 

Hours: Monday–Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. 

Watch the 370th District Court's court live stream on YouTube

This information is current as of March 29, 2023.

Checklist Steps

Is this court doing virtual hearings? What platform are they using? Are there any exceptions?
No. Zoom. Yes. For at-risk or vulnerable populations at the court’s discretion.

You can visit the 370th District Court's webpage for the most up-to-date information. Also read the Second Updated Hidalgo County COVID-19 Minimum Standard Health Protocols for Court Proceedings from the Local Administrative District Judge. 

All documents you want to file with the court must be filed with the District Clerk’s Office through e-filing, in person, fax, or by mail. Contact the District Clerk’s Office with any questions at (956) 318-2200 or districtclerk@co.hidalgo.tx.us.  

All motions must include a Certificate of Conference stating you made an effort to resolve the motion with all other parties and lawyers before filing. 

All motions requesting a hearing should be in writing and filed with an Order Setting Hearing and a Certificate of Conference. Contact the court coordinator to receive dates and times the court is available to set a hearing. Read the District Court Local Rules for more information.

Possibly. If you are a member of a vulnerable population where COVID-19 puts you at higher risk for health concerns, you may be able to request a virtual hearing. Contact the court coordinator if you have questions.

Court staff will contact you after your hearing is set with instructions for the hearing, including how evidence is submitted and presented to the court.

No. All jury trials are held in person only.

Possibly. Contact the court coordinator if you have concerns.

If you have any questions concerning your case or court procedures, contact the Court Coordinator Juan R. Rodriguez at (956) 318-2280.

Honorable Letty Lopez 

100 N. Closner Boulevard 
Second Floor 
Edinburg, Texas 78539 
 
Phone: (956) 318-2080 
Fax: (956) 318-2084 

Hours: Monday–Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. 

Watch the 389th District Court's court live stream on YouTube

This information is current as of March 29, 2023.

Checklist Steps

Is this court doing virtual hearings? What platform are they using? Are there any exceptions?
Yes. Zoom. Yes. All settings virtual unless otherwise instructed.

You can visit the 389th District Court's webpage for the most up-to-date information. Also read the Second Updated Hidalgo County COVID-19 Minimum Standard Health Protocols for Court Proceedings from the Local Administrative District Judge.

All documents you want to file with the court must be filed with the District Clerk’s Office through e-filing, in person, fax, or by mail. Contact the District Clerk’s Office with any questions at (956) 318-2200 or districtclerk@co.hidalgo.tx.us.  

All motions must include a Certificate of Conference stating you made an effort to resolve the motion with all other parties and lawyers before filing. 

All motions requesting a hearing should be in writing and filed with an Order Setting Hearing and a Certificate of Conference. Contact the court coordinator to receive dates and times the court is available to set a hearing. Read the District Court Local Rules for more information.

Yes. All civil and family cases are held on Zoom unless otherwise instructed by the court or court office. Depending on the complexity of the matter, type of hearing, and the situation, the court will use its discretion to permit virtual hearings. Contact the court to see if you can schedule a virtual hearing.

Court staff will contact you after your hearing is set with instructions for the hearing, including how evidence is submitted and presented to the court.

No. All jury trials are held in person only.

Possibly. Contact the court coordinator if you have concerns.

If you have any questions concerning your case or court procedures, contact the Court Coordinator Ailynn L. Galvan at (956) 318-2080 or ailynn.skinner@co.hidalgo.tx.us.

Honorable Keno Vasquez 

100 N. Closner Boulevard 
Second Floor 
Edinburg, Texas 78539 
 
Phone: (956) 318-2470 
Fax: (956) 318-2475 

Hours: Monday–Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. 

Watch the 398th District Court's court live stream on YouTube

This information is current as of March 29, 2023.

Checklist Steps

Is this court doing virtual hearings? What platform are they using? Are there any exceptions?
Yes, as of May 31, 2022. Zoom. Yes. All settings are at the court’s discretion.

You can visit the 398th District Court's webpage for the most up-to-date information. Also read the Second Updated Hidalgo County COVID-19 Minimum Standard Health Protocols for Court Proceedings from the Local Administrative District Judge.

All documents you want to file with the court must be filed with the District Clerk’s Office through e-filing, in person, fax, or by mail. Contact the District Clerk’s Office with any questions at (956) 318-2200 or districtclerk@co.hidalgo.tx.us.  

All motions must include a Certificate of Conference stating you made an effort to resolve the motion with all other parties and lawyers before filing. 

All motions requesting a hearing should be in writing and filed with an Order Setting Hearing and a Certificate of Conference. Contact the court coordinator to receive dates and times the court is available to set a hearing. Read the District Court Local Rules for more information.

Possibly. Depending on the complexity of the matter, type of hearing, and the situation, the court will use its discretion to permit virtual hearings. Contact the court to see if you can schedule a virtual hearing.

Court staff will contact you after your hearing is set with instructions for the hearing, including how evidence is submitted and presented to the court.

No. All jury trials are held in person only.

Possibly. Contact the court coordinator if you have concerns.

If you have any questions concerning your case or court procedures, contact the Court Coordinator Ailynn L. Galvan at (956) 318-2080 or ailynn.skinner@co.hidalgo.tx.us.

Honorable Israel Ramon Jr. 

111 S. 9th Street 
Edinburg, Texas 78539 
 
Phone: (956) 318-2900 
Fax: (956) 318-0477 

Hours: Monday–Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. 

Watch the 430th District Court's court live stream on YouTube

This information is current as of March 29, 2023.

Checklist Steps

Is this court doing virtual hearings? What platform are they using? Are there any exceptions?
Yes, as of May 31, 2022. Zoom. Yes. All settings are at the court’s discretion.

You can visit the 430th District Court's webpage for the most up-to-date information. Also read the Second Updated Hidalgo County COVID-19 Minimum Standard Health Protocols for Court Proceedings from the Local Administrative District Judge.

All documents you want to file with the court must be filed with the District Clerk’s Office through e-filing, in person, fax, or by mail. Contact the District Clerk’s Office with any questions at (956) 318-2200 or districtclerk@co.hidalgo.tx.us.  

All motions must include a Certificate of Conference stating you made an effort to resolve the motion with all other parties and lawyers before filing.

The 430th District Court gives preference to family violence and criminal matters. See Texas Government Code 24.574.

All motions requesting a hearing should be in writing and filed with an Order Setting Hearing and a Certificate of Conference. Contact the court coordinator to receive dates and times the court is available to set a hearing. Read the District Court Local Rules for more information.

Possibly. Depending on the complexity of the matter, type of hearing, and the situation, the court will use its discretion to permit virtual hearings. Contact the court to see if you can schedule a virtual hearing.

Court staff will contact you after your hearing is set with instructions for the hearing, including how evidence is submitted and presented to the court.

No. All jury trials are held in person only.

Possibly. Contact the court coordinator if you have concerns.

If you have any questions concerning your case or court procedures, contact the Court Coordinator Maricela Cortez Salinas at (956) 318-2900.

Honorable Renee R. Betancourt 

1001 N. Doolittle Road 
Edinburg, Texas 78539 
 
Phone: (956) 381-0744 
Fax: (956) 381-0730 

Hours: Monday–Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. 

Watch the 449th District Court's court live stream on YouTube

This information is current as of March 29, 2023.

Checklist Steps

Is this court doing virtual hearings? What platform are they using? Are there any exceptions?
Yes, as of May 31, 2022. Zoom. Yes. All settings are at the court’s discretion.

You can visit the 449th District Court's webpage for the most up-to-date information. Also read the Second Updated Hidalgo County COVID-19 Minimum Standard Health Protocols for Court Proceedings from the Local Administrative District Judge.

All documents you want to file with the court must be filed with the District Clerk’s Office through e-filing, in person, fax, or by mail. Contact the District Clerk’s Office with any questions at (956) 318-2200 or districtclerk@co.hidalgo.tx.us.  

All motions must include a Certificate of Conference stating you made an effort to resolve the motion with all other parties and lawyers before filing.

The 449th District Court gives preference to juvenile matters. See Texas Government Code 24.593.

All motions requesting a hearing should be in writing and filed with an Order Setting Hearing and a Certificate of Conference. Contact the court coordinator to receive dates and times the court is available to set a hearing. Read the District Court Local Rules for more information.

Possibly. Depending on the complexity of the matter, type of hearing, and the situation, the court will use its discretion to permit virtual hearings. Contact the court to see if you can schedule a virtual hearing.

Court staff will contact you after your hearing is set with instructions for the hearing, including how evidence is submitted and presented to the court.

No. All jury trials are held in person only.

Possibly. Contact the court coordinator if you have concerns.

If you have any questions concerning your case or court procedures, contact the Court Coordinator Melissa Flores at (956) 381-0744 or melissa.flores@co.hidalgo.tx.us.

Honorable Joe Ramirez 

100 N. Closner Boulevard 
Third Floor 
Edinburg, Texas 78539 
 
Phone: (956) 292-7046 

Hours: Monday–Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. 

Watch the 464th District Court's court live stream on YouTube

This information is current as of March 29, 2023.

Checklist Steps

Is this court doing virtual hearings? What platform are they using? Are there any exceptions?
Yes, as of May 31, 2022. Zoom. Yes. All settings are at the court’s discretion.

You can visit the 464th District Court's webpage for the most up-to-date information. Also read the Second Updated Hidalgo County COVID-19 Minimum Standard Health Protocols for Court Proceedings from the Local Administrative District Judge.

All documents you want to file with the court must be filed with the District Clerk’s Office through e-filing, in person, fax, or by mail. Contact the District Clerk’s Office with any questions at (956) 318-2200 or districtclerk@co.hidalgo.tx.us.  

All motions must include a Certificate of Conference stating you made an effort to resolve the motion with all other parties and lawyers before filing.

All motions requesting a hearing should be in writing and filed with an Order Setting Hearing and a Certificate of Conference. Contact the court coordinator to receive dates and times the court is available to set a hearing. Read the District Court Local Rules for more information.

Possibly. Depending on the complexity of the matter, type of hearing, and the situation, the court will use its discretion to permit virtual hearings. Contact the court to see if you can schedule a virtual hearing.

Court staff will contact you after your hearing is set with instructions for the hearing, including how evidence is submitted and presented to the court.

No. All jury trials are held in person only.

Possibly. Contact the court coordinator if you have concerns.

If you have any questions concerning your case or court procedures, contact the Court Coordinator Stephanie Flores at (956) 292-7046.

Honorable Horacio Peña Jr. 

1926 E. Griffin Parkway 
Suite 200 
Mission, Texas 78572 
 
Phone: (956) 581-8800 

Hours: Monday–Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. 

This information is current as of March 29, 2023.

Checklist Steps

Is this court doing virtual hearings? What platform are they using? Are there any exceptions?
Yes, as of May 31, 2022. Zoom. Yes. All settings are at the court’s discretion.

You can visit the 476th District Court's webpage for the most up-to-date information. Also read the Second Updated Hidalgo County COVID-19 Minimum Standard Health Protocols for Court Proceedings from the Local Administrative District Judge.

All documents you want to file with the court must be filed with the District Clerk’s Office through e-filing, in person, fax, or by mail. Contact the District Clerk’s Office with any questions at (956) 318-2200 or districtclerk@co.hidalgo.tx.us.  

All motions must include a Certificate of Conference stating you made an effort to resolve the motion with all other parties and lawyers before filing.

All motions requesting a hearing should be in writing and filed with an Order Setting Hearing and a Certificate of Conference. Contact the court coordinator to receive dates and times the court is available to set a hearing. Read the District Court Local Rules for more information.

Possibly. Depending on the complexity of the matter, type of hearing, and the situation, the court will use its discretion to permit virtual hearings. Contact the court to see if you can schedule a virtual hearing.

Court staff will contact you after your hearing is set with instructions for the hearing, including how evidence is submitted and presented to the court.

No. All jury trials are held in person only.

Possibly. Contact the court coordinator if you have concerns.

If you have any questions concerning your case or court procedures, contact the Court at (956) 581-8800.

Honorable Kriselda Hinojosa 

100 N. Closner Boulevard 
Edinburg, Texas 78539 
 
Phone: (956) 292-7002 

Hours: Monday–Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. 

This information is current as of March 29, 2023.

Checklist Steps

Is this court doing virtual hearings? What platform are they using? Are there any exceptions?
Unknown. Zoom. Contact the court for information.

You can visit the IV-D Child Support Master Court #1's home page for the most up-to-date information. Also read the Second Updated Hidalgo County COVID-19 Minimum Standard Health Protocols for Court Proceedings from the Local Administrative District Judge.

All documents you want to file with the court must be filed with the District Clerk’s Office through e-filing, in person, fax, or by mail. Contact the District Clerk’s Office with any questions at (956) 318-2200 or districtclerk@co.hidalgo.tx.us.  

All motions must include a Certificate of Conference stating you made an effort to resolve the motion with all other parties and lawyers before filing.

All motions requesting a hearing should be in writing and filed with an Order Setting Hearing and a Certificate of Conference. Contact the court coordinator to receive dates and times the court is available to set a hearing. Read the District Court Local Rules for more information.

Possibly. Depending on the complexity of the matter, type of hearing, and the situation, the court will use its discretion to permit virtual hearings. Contact the court to see if you can schedule a virtual hearing.

Court staff will contact you after your hearing is set with instructions for the hearing, including how evidence is submitted and presented to the court.

No. All jury trials are held in person only.

Possibly. Contact the court coordinator if you have concerns.

If you have any questions concerning your case or court procedures, contact the court at (956) 292-7002

You can also contact the Office of the Attorney General for case status at (956) 630-2891 or csd-legal-316@oag.texas.gov.

Honorable Ismael “Kino” Flores Jr. 

100 N. Closner Boulevard 
Edinburg, Texas 78539 
 
Phone: (956) 318-2452 

Hours: Monday–Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. 

Watch IV-D Child Support Master Court #2’s court live stream on YouTube

This information is current as of March 29, 2023.

Checklist Steps

Is this court doing virtual hearings? What platform are they using? Are there any exceptions?
Unknown. Zoom. Contact the court for information.

You can visit the IV-D Child Support Master Court #2's home page for the most up-to-date information. Also read the Second Updated Hidalgo County COVID-19 Minimum Standard Health Protocols for Court Proceedings from the Local Administrative District Judge.

All documents you want to file with the court must be filed with the District Clerk’s Office through e-filing, in person, fax, or by mail. Contact the District Clerk’s Office with any questions at (956) 318-2200 or districtclerk@co.hidalgo.tx.us.  

All motions must include a Certificate of Conference stating you made an effort to resolve the motion with all other parties and lawyers before filing.

All motions requesting a hearing should be in writing and filed with an Order Setting Hearing and a Certificate of Conference. Contact the court coordinator to receive dates and times the court is available to set a hearing. Read the District Court Local Rules for more information.

Read Master Court #2’s Notice on Order Setting Hearings for details. 

Yes. All cases are held on Zoom unless otherwise instructed by the court. Depending on the complexity of the matter, type of hearing, and the situation, the court will use its discretion to permit virtual hearings. Contact the court to see if you can schedule a virtual hearing.

Court staff will contact you after your hearing is set with instructions for the hearing, including how evidence is submitted and presented to the court.

No. All jury trials are held in person only.

Possibly. Contact the court coordinator if you have concerns.

If you have any questions concerning your case or court procedures, contact the court at (956) 318-2452.

You can also contact the Office of the Attorney General for case status at (956) 630-2891 or csd-legal-316@oag.texas.gov.

Honorable Carlos Villalon Jr. 

100 N. Closner Boulevard 
Edinburg, Texas 78539 

Mailing Address: 
P.O. Box 1356 
Edinburg, Texas 78540 
 
Phone: (956) 318-2671 
Fax: (956) 329-2825 

Hours: Monday–Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. 

Watch the Child Protection Court of the RGV West’s court live stream on YouTube

This information is current as of March 29, 2023.

Checklist Steps

Is this court doing virtual hearings? What platform are they using? Are there any exceptions?
Yes. Zoom. Yes. Contact the court for information.

You can visit the CPC of the RGV West's home page for the most up-to-date information. Also read the Second Updated Hidalgo County COVID-19 Minimum Standard Health Protocols for Court Proceedings from the Local Administrative District Judge.

All documents you want to file with the court must be filed with the District Clerk’s Office through e-filing, in person, fax, or by mail. Contact the District Clerk’s Office with any questions at (956) 318-2200 or districtclerk@co.hidalgo.tx.us.  

All motions must include a Certificate of Conference stating you made an effort to resolve the motion with all other parties and lawyers before filing.

All motions requesting a hearing should be in writing and filed with an Order Setting Hearing and a Certificate of Conference. Contact the court coordinator to receive dates and times the court is available to set a hearing. Read the District Court Local Rules for more information.

Possibly. Depending on the complexity of the matter, type of hearing, and the situation, the court will use its discretion to permit virtual hearings. Contact the court to see if you can schedule a virtual hearing.

Court staff will contact you after your hearing is set with instructions for the hearing, including how evidence is submitted and presented to the court.

No. All jury trials are held in person only.

Possibly. Contact the court coordinator if you have concerns.

If you have any questions concerning your case or court procedures, contact the Court Coordinator Leticia Lazo at (956) 318-2671 or leticia.lazo@txcourts.gov.

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