• Trial Status Conference

    1:30 pm (2nd and 4th Monday) typically two months before trial. This is an informal conference and remote appearances are permitted.
    Pre-Trials  Monday 9:00 am (2nd and 4th Monday of the month)
    Trials Monday Trials are typically set on a two-week docket beginning the Monday following the pretrial setting (1st and 3rd Monday)
     Probate of Wills*  Including 1-minute
    Prove ups
    Tuesday   9:00 am, 10:30 am, and 1:30 pm 1-Minute Prove Up Checklist
    *Will must be on file before setting a hearing. See rule TRCP 21(f)(12)
     Heirships &
    Wednesday 9:00 am,  10:30 am, 1:30 pm
    Heirship and Administrations Checklist
    *The checklist must be completed before setting your hearing.
    Guardianships Thursday 9:00 am
     Ancillary  Thursday  10:30 am, 1:30 pm, and 3:00 pm
     Submission Docket  Thursday  10:00 am. Submission Docket Policy

NOTICEProbate Court 1 is open to the public. All hearings and trials may be conducted either in person or via Zoom. Attorneys should update their notice of hearings to clarify that parties may appear either in person or via Zoom. 

To set a hearing, please call (832) 927-1401 or click "Online Settings" below.

Online Settings

Harris County Clerk's Probate Court Settings by case number.

Live broadcasts of hearings and trials

Probate Court 1 Channel 1 - all regularly scheduled dockets


Probate Court 1 Channel 2 - all trials and special settings