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Taylor County District Courts

Taylor County

Civil District Courts hear all family and civil law issues including divorce cases, custody issues, child abuse and neglect (involving the Depar…

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 Taylor County Child Support (IV-D) Court.  

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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 District Clerk: 

Common questions about Taylor County

The Taylor County District Courts are in the Taylor County Courthouse at: 

300 Oak St., Abilene, TX 79602. 

Phone: (325) 674-1202 
Hours of Operation: Monday–Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. 

You can use the Taylor County District and County Courts Records Inquiry 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 in Civil cases on the District Clerk's webpage.  

Instructions & Forms

Honorable Judge James Eidson 

300 Oak Street 

Suite 401 

Abilene, TX 79602 
 
Phone: (325) 764-1314 

Watch the 42nd District Court's court live stream on Facebook Live by visiting their website. 

This information is current as of March 30, 2023.  

Checklist Steps

Is this court doing virtual hearings? What platform are they using? Are there any exceptions?
No N/A Contact the court for more information.

You can visit the 42nd District Court's webpage for the most up-to-date information.  

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 (325) 674-1316 or tammy.robinson@taylorcounty.texas.gov

Read EFiling in Civil for more information.  

Also, read the Taylor County Local Rules of Court for more details.  

Contact the court to schedule a hearing. Read the Taylor County Local Rules of Court to learn how to schedule a hearing. 

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. 

Contact the court for more information surrounding virtual jury trials. 

Possibly. Contact the court coordinator if you have concerns. 

If you have any questions concerning your case or court procedures, contact the Court at (325) 674-1314.  

Honorable Judge Jeff Propst 

300 Oak Street 

Suite 402 

Abilene, TX 79602 
 
Phone: (325) 674-1313 

Watch the 104th District Court's court live stream on YouTube. 

This information is current as of March 30, 2023.  

Checklist Steps

Is this court doing virtual hearings? What platform are they using? Are there any exceptions?
No N/A Contact the court for more information.

You can visit the 104th District Court's webpage for the most up-to-date information.

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 (325) 674-1316 or tammy.robinson@taylorcounty.texas.gov

Also, read the rules for EFiling in Civil cases. 

Contact the court to schedule a hearing. Read the 104th District Court’s Local Rules to learn how to schedule a hearing. 

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. 

Contact the court for more information on virtual jury trials. 

Possibly. Contact the court coordinator if you have concerns. 

If you have any questions concerning your case or court procedures, contact the Court Administrator at (325) 674-1313 or by emailing karyn.hansen@taylorcounty.texas.gov

Honorable Judge Paul R. Rotenberry 

300 Oak Street 

Suite 403 

Abilene, TX 79602 
 
Phone: (325) 674-1325 

Watch the 326th District Court's court live stream on YouTube. 

The 326th District Court is supported by Associate Judges April Propst for CPS cases, Patty Wenetschlaeger, and Ken Leggett for IV-D (Child Support) cases. 

Watch the Child Protection Court’s court live stream on Youtube. 

This information is current as of March 30, 2023.  

Checklist Steps

Is this court doing virtual hearings? What platform are they using? Are there any exceptions?
No N/A Contact the court for more information.

You can visit the 326th District Court's webpage for the most up-to-date information.

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 (325) 674-1316 or tammy.robinson@taylorcounty.texas.gov

Also, read the following for more information: 

Contact the court to schedule a hearing. Read the 326th District Court’s Local Rules to learn how to schedule a hearing.  

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. 

Contact the Court for more information regarding virtual jury trials. 

Possibly. Contact the court coordinator if you have concerns. 

If you have any questions concerning your case or court procedures, contact the Court Administrator at (325) 674-1325. 

Honorable Judge Thomas M. Wheeler 

300 Oak Street 

Suite 404 

Abilene, TX 79602 
 
Phone: (325) 674-1242  

Watch the 350th District Court's court live stream on YouTube. 

This information is current as of March 30, 2023.  

Checklist Steps

Is this court doing virtual hearings? What platform are they using? Are there any exceptions?
No N/A Contact the court for more information.

You can visit the 350th District Court's webpage for the most up-to-date information.

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 (325) 674-1316 or tammy.robinson@taylorcounty.texas.gov

Read EFiling in Civil for more information.  

Also, read the Taylor County Local Rules of Court for more details. 

Contact the court to schedule a hearing. Read the 350th District Court’s Local Rules to learn how to schedule a hearing. 

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. 

Contact the court for more information regarding virtual jury trials. 

Possibly. Contact the court coordinator if you have concerns. 

If you have any questions concerning your case or court procedures, contact the Court Administrator at (325) 674-1242 or by emailing 350thDistrictCourt@taylorcounty.texas.gov

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