Associate Judge and Staff Attorney
Details:
  • Probate Litigation
  • Dismissal for Want of Prosecution
  • Trust Litigation
Court Manager - Guardianship and Mental Health Coordinator
Details:
  • All Guardianship Applications
   -Permanent, Temporary, & Contests
  • Sets Guardianship Dockets
  • Guardianship Administration
   -Sale of Real Property 
   -Management Trusts
  • Sale of Minor's Property without a Guardianship
  • Mental Health Docket 
  • Monitors H.C. Guardianship Program 
  • Payroll, Human Resources, and Budget
Staff Attorney and Probate Coordinator
Details:
  • Trial Coordinator/Docket Control
  • Review Probate of Wills, Heirships, and Administration Dockets
  • Application for Appointment of Successor Executors / Administrators
  • Attorney Ad Litem Appointments (Decedent Estates)
  • Sets and Reviews Decedent's Estates Contested and Ancillary matters
  • Sets and Reviews Submission Dockets
  • Judge's Briefing Attorney
Assistant, Decedent Estates - Auditor (Dependent Estates)
Details:
  • Dependent Estate Administration
   -Bonds
   -Inventories - Dependent Estates
   -Annual and Final Accounts
   -Sale of Real & Personal Property 
   -Applications for Expenses       
  • Review of Small Estate Affidavits
  • Attorney's Fees - Decedents & Guardianships
  • Emergency Funeral and Burial Expense
  • Emergency Personal Property
  • Safe Deposit Box Examination Orders
Assistant Court Manager - Guardianship and Mental Health Assistant - Auditor (Guardianship Estates)
Details:
  • Guardianship Administration - Private Cases 
   -Bonds
   -Inventories
   -Annual and Final Reports
   -Annual and Final Accounts
   -Guardian Compensation
   -Applications for Expenses 
   -Sale of Personal Property
   -Show Cause Docket - Guardianships
   -Guardianship Transfers
  • Mental Health Docket
    - Attends Mental Health Court on Mondays
  • Minor Trust Funds
  • Budget, Payroll, and HR backup
  • Purchase Requisitions, Payment Requests, and Expense Reimbursements
  • Universal Services Liaison and Database Manager
Administrative Assistant
Details:
  • Order Status Inquiries
  • General Inquiries
  • Annual Reports - Guardian of the Person only
  • Annual Reports & Annual Accounts - Harris County Guardianship Program only
  • Delinquency Letters - Guardianships only
Decedent Estates Assistant
Details:
  • Sets Uncontested Probate of Will & Heirship Dockets
  • Inventories - Independent Estates
  • Beneficiary Notices - Independent Estates
  • Delinquency Letters - Independent Estates
  • Small Estate Affidavit (Status)
  • Back-up To Receptionist
Court Investigator
Details:
  • Investigation of Guardianships
  • Annual Review of Existing Guardianships
  • Review APS Reports
  • Mental Health backup
Court Investigator
Details:
  • Investigation of Guardianships
  • Annual Review of Existing Guardianships
  • Review APS Reports
  • Supervises Court Visitor Program
Certified Court Reporter
Details:
  • Prepares Court Transcripts when requested
Receptionist and Office Assistant
Details:
  • Answers Phone and distribute phone calls and messages to Court Staff
  • Odyssey: Distributes work to Court Staff
  • General Inquiries
  • Order Status Inquiries
Probate Court Clerk
713-274-8588
Details:
  • Assists Judge in Courtroom and Staff for Probate Court 4
Back Up Court Clerk
713-274-8569
Details:
  • Service of Citations
  • Assists Court Clerk and Court Staff
Bailiff