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Nueces County Courts at Law

Nueces County

Learn the virtual court procedures, who you need to contact, and more about the Nueces County Courts at Law.
Overview

Guide Overview

County Courts at Law hear civil cases where the amount in controversy is $500-$25,000, eminent domain cases, protective orders under Texas Family Code chapter 71, class A or B misdemeanor criminal offenses, and appeals of: 

  • Final rulings and decisions of the Texas Workers' Compensation Commission, 

  • Nueces County Justice of the Peace and Municipal Courts, and 

  • State Office of Administrative Hearings concerning Administrative License Revocations. 

Texas Law Help is working with courts around the state to provide you with accurate information. To help improve upon the information that is available, please leave any comments or recommendations in this Virtual Court Content Survey.   

Research Tips

Read our articles on Zoom and how to use it to prepare for your hearing. You should also read the following documents uploaded by the Court Administrator: 

Common questions about Nueces County

The Nueces County Courts are in the Nueces County Courthouse at: 

901 Leopard St., Corpus Christi, TX 78401 

Phone: (361) 888-0789 
Hours of Operation: Monday–Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. 

You can use the Nueces County Public Portal search available on the District Clerk’s webpage. You can also visit the Civil and Family Records Desk. 

You can read How to E-File to learn about E-Filing.  

You can also read more about E-Filing on the District Clerk's webpage.  

Instructions & Forms

Honorable Judge Todd Robbinson 

901 Leopard Street 
Room 701, 7th Floor 
Corpus Christi, TX 78401 
 
Phone: (361) 888-0555 

Hours: Monday–Friday; 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (closed for lunch from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m.) 

Watch County Court at Law No. 1’s court live stream on YouTube. 

This information is current as of April 12, 2023. 

Checklist Steps

Is this court doing virtual hearings? What platform are they using? Are there any exceptions?
Yes Zoom Zoom conference hearings may be utilized at the discretion of each judge. Contact the court for more information.

You can visit County Court at Law No. 1’s webpage for the most up-to-date information.  

You can also read the County Court at Law No. 1’s Zoom Protocol for Litigants/Party Participants

All documents you want to file with the court must be filed with the Court Clerk’s Office through e-filing, in person, fax, or by mail. Contact the District Clerk’s Office with any questions at (361) 888-0450 or by emailing nueces.districtclerk@nuecesco.com

Also, read the Nueces County E-Filing Guidelines as well as the Nueces County Local Rules Concerning the Electronic Filing of Court Documents

Contact the court clerk to schedule a hearing in this court. 

Yes. Depending on the complexity of the matter, the court will use its discretion to permit virtual hearings.  

Nueces standing orders on remote proceedings require the submission of the exhibits at least 48 hours prior to the hearing.  This includes filing the exhibit list (attaching exhibits); getting a copy to all parties, and emailing the exhibit list and exhibits to the court manager. 

Contact the Court for more information regarding virtual jury trials. Also review the June 2022 Jury Trial Update. 

Possibly. Contact the court if you have concerns. The court will decide whether to allow virtual testimony upon request. 

If you have any questions concerning your case or court procedures, contact the Court Manager, Mary Alice Greses, at (361) 888-0555 or by emailing maryalice.greses@nuecesco.com

Honorable Judge Lisa Gonzales 

901 Leopard Street 
Room 702, 7th Floor 
Corpus Christi, TX 78401 
 
Phone: (361) 888-0596 

Hours: Monday–Friday; 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (closed for lunch from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m.) 

Watch County Court at Law No. 2’s court live stream on YouTube. 

This information is current as of April 12, 2023. 

Checklist Steps

Is this court doing virtual hearings? What platform are they using? Are there any exceptions?
Yes Zoom Zoom conference hearings may be utilized at the discretion of each judge. Contact the court for more information.

You can visit County Court at Law No. 2’s webpage for the most up-to-date information.  

Also read our article on How to Use Zoom to prepare for a virtual hearing on Zoom. 

All documents you want to file with the court must be filed with the Court Clerk’s Office through e-filing, in person, fax, or by mail. Contact the District Clerk’s Office with any questions at (361) 888-0450 or by emailing nueces.districtclerk@nuecesco.com

Also, read the Nueces County E-Filing Guidelines as well as the Nueces County Local Rules Concerning the Electronic Filing of Court Documents

Contact the court clerk to schedule a hearing in this court. 

Yes. Depending on the complexity of the matter, the court will use its discretion to permit virtual hearings.  

Nueces standing orders on remote proceedings require the submission of the exhibits at least 48 hours prior to the hearing.  This includes filing the exhibit list (attaching exhibits); getting a copy to all parties, and emailing the exhibit list and exhibits to the court manager. 

Contact the Court for more information regarding virtual jury trials. Also review the June 2022 Jury Trial Update. 

Possibly. Contact the court if you have concerns. The court will decide whether to allow virtual testimony upon request. 

If you have any questions concerning your case or court procedures, contact the Court Manager, Aimee Sanchez, at (361) 888-0596 or by emailing aimee.sanchez@nuecesco.com.

Honorable Judge Deeanne Galvan 

901 Leopard Street 
Room 703, 7th Floor 
Corpus Christi, TX 78401 
 
Phone: (361) 888-0466 

Hours: Monday–Friday; 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (closed for lunch from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m.) 

Watch County Court at Law No. 3’s court live stream on YouTube. 

This information is current as of April 12, 2023. 

Checklist Steps

Is this court doing virtual hearings? What platform are they using? Are there any exceptions?
Yes Zoom Zoom conference hearings may be utilized at the discretion of each judge. Contact the court for more information.

You can visit County Court at Law No. 3’s webpage for the most up-to-date information.  

Also read our article on How to Use Zoom to prepare for a virtual hearing on Zoom. 

All documents you want to file with the court must be filed with the Court Clerk’s Office through e-filing, in person, fax, or by mail. Contact the District Clerk’s Office with any questions at (361) 888-0450 or by emailing nueces.districtclerk@nuecesco.com

Also, read the Nueces County E-Filing Guidelines as well as the Nueces County Local Rules Concerning the Electronic Filing of Court Documents

Contact the court clerk to schedule a hearing in this court. 

Yes. Depending on the complexity of the matter, the court will use its discretion to permit virtual hearings. 

Nueces standing orders on remote proceedings require the submission of the exhibits at least 48 hours prior to the hearing.  This includes filing the exhibit list (attaching exhibits); getting a copy to all parties, and emailing the exhibit list and exhibits to the court manager. 

Contact the Court for more information regarding virtual jury trials. Also review the June 2022 Jury Trial Update. 

Possibly. Contact the court if you have concerns. The court will decide whether to allow virtual testimony upon request. 

If you have any questions concerning your case or court procedures, contact the Court Manager, Ruby Heard, at (361) 888-0466 or by emailing ruby.heard@nuecesco.com

Honorable Judge Mark H. Woerner 

901 Leopard Street 
Room 704, 7th Floor 
Corpus Christi, TX 78401 
 
Phone: (361) 888-0237 

Hours: Monday–Friday; 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (closed for lunch from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m.) 

Watch County Court at Law No. 4’s court live stream on YouTube. 

This information is current as of April 12, 2023. 

Checklist Steps

Is this court doing virtual hearings? What platform are they using? Are there any exceptions?
Yes Zoom Zoom conference hearings may be utilized at the discretion of each judge. Contact the court for more information.

You can visit County Court at Law No. 4’s webpage for the most up-to-date information. 

Also read our article on How to Use Zoom to prepare for a virtual hearing on Zoom. 

All documents you want to file with the court must be filed with the Court Clerk’s Office through e-filing, in person, fax, or by mail. Contact the District Clerk’s Office with any questions at (361) 888-0450 or by emailing nueces.districtclerk@nuecesco.com

Also, read the Nueces County E-Filing Guidelines as well as the Nueces County Local Rules Concerning the Electronic Filing of Court Documents

Contact the court clerk to schedule a hearing in this court. 

Yes. Depending on the complexity of the matter, the court will use its discretion to permit virtual hearings.  

Nueces standing orders on remote proceedings require the submission of the exhibits at least 48 hours prior to the hearing.  This includes filing the exhibit list (attaching exhibits); getting a copy to all parties, and emailing the exhibit list and exhibits to the court manager. 

Contact the Court for more information regarding virtual jury trials. Also review the June 2022 Jury Trial Update. 

Possibly. Contact the court if you have concerns. The court will decide whether to allow virtual testimony upon request. 

If you have any questions concerning your case or court procedures, contact the Court Manager, Christina Cadena, at (361) 888-0237 or by emailing christina.cadena@nuecesco.com

Honorable Judge Timothy J. McCoy 

2310 Golihar 
Corpus Christi, TX 78401 
 
Phone: (361) 561-6056 

Hours: Monday–Friday; 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (closed for lunch from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m.) 

This information is current as of April 12, 2023. 

Checklist Steps

Is this court doing virtual hearings? What platform are they using? Are there any exceptions?
Yes Zoom Zoom conference hearings may be utilized at the discretion of each judge. Contact the court for more information.

You can visit County Court at Law No. 5’s webpage for the most up-to-date information.  

Also read our article on How to Use Zoom to prepare for a virtual hearing on Zoom. 

All documents you want to file with the court must be filed with the Court Clerk’s Office through e-filing, in person, fax, or by mail. Contact the District Clerk’s Office with any questions at (361) 888-0450 or by emailing nueces.districtclerk@nuecesco.com

Also, read the Nueces County E-Filing Guidelines as well as the Nueces County Local Rules Concerning the Electronic Filing of Court Documents

Contact the court clerk to schedule a hearing in this court. 

Yes. Depending on the complexity of the matter, the court will use its discretion to permit virtual hearings.  

Nueces standing orders on remote proceedings require the submission of the exhibits at least 48 hours prior to the hearing.  This includes filing the exhibit list (attaching exhibits); getting a copy to all parties, and emailing the exhibit list and exhibits to the court manager. 

Contact the Court for more information regarding virtual jury trials. Also review the June 2022 Jury Trial Update. 

Possibly. Contact the court if you have concerns. The court will decide whether to allow virtual testimony upon request. 

If you have any questions concerning your case or court procedures, contact the Court Manager, Bernice Perez-Beem, at (361) 561-6056 or by emailing bernice.perez-beem@nuecesco.com
 

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