Bexar County Court at Law No. 7

Honorable Judge Melanie Lira 

300 Dolorosa, 3rd Floor 

San Antonio, TX 78205 

Phone: (210) 335-2002 

Fax: (210) 335-1640 

Checklist Steps

Is this court doing virtual hearings? What platform are they using? Are there any exceptions?
Yes, subject to some exceptions. Bexar County Courts operate on Zoom. Parties to the suit can appear in person by filing a Zoom waiver.

You can visit the County Court 7’s webpage for the most up-to-date information. You can also contact the office of the court at (210) 335-2426 for updated procedures. 

You will also receive the virtual court information in your notice setting hearing. 

For questions regarding filing, contact the Bexar County Clerk at (210) 335-2238. 

The Bexar County District Clerk suggests the use of E-FileTexas as a cost-saving tool for filing. To learn more about eFiling, review our article How to E-File or email

All Fiats or Orders setting hearings on Motions, injunctions, receiverships, etc., shall be set by the Presiding Judge. This means you will have an appointed time to appear before the judge. 

If you are having errors problems your trial setting, contact the court coordinator at (210) 335-2032. 

Bexar County Court 7, as part of the presiding criminal docket, will hold all non-jury hearings via Zoom, unless the parties submit a Zoom waiver. You can contact the court coordinator to request or arrange the Zoom information. 

Bexar County uses Odyssey to manage cases. For questions regarding submission of evidence, contact the Bexar County Clerk at (210) 335-2238 or your court coordinator at (210) 335-2032. 

No. As of May 23, 2022, all jury trials will be held in-person. 

Possibly. Contact the court if you need to testify virtually. 

If you have any questions concerning a virtual hearing, contact your court coordinator at (210) 335-2032. 

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