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Houston Texas Divorce Court 310th Harris County

Texas Divorce Court 310th

Houston, Texas Divorce Court 310th Harris County is a family law and divorce court located at 201 Caroline in the new civil courts buildings on the 15th floor.   Judge Sonya L Heath is the presiding judge with Judge Charles Collins her associate. The courts webpage can be found here.  You can check on the status of your case by visiting the district clerks website at District Clerk.

 310th Divorce Court Practice and Procedure

Judge Sonya L. Heath took the bench in January of 2019.  Prior to her taking the bench, the 310th was presided over by Lisa Millard.  Prior to 2019 it was hard to get court time with Judge Millard and she suffered from various ailments.  Judge Heath after taking the bench moved quickly to free up the bottleneck in this court.  Her associate is Charles Collins, a former assistant  attorney general, who has work in the family law courts of Harris County for over a decade prior to becoming her associate judge.

Trials are Mondays,  Docket call is at 10:00 a.m. The court does require mediation before A temporary orders hearing if custody of a child is disputed or if the hearing is going to be longer than 30 minutes.  The court also limits each side in temporary orders to 45 minutes a side if no children issues and then 1.5 hours a side if children issues.  Uncontested matters may be proven up by sworn affidavit for which this Court encourages you to do same.   The court coordinator is Melinda Schmidt who can be emailed  here.  It is suggested to email

 About the Author

Michael Busby Jr. is a divorce and family law attorney who practices in Harris County Texas and the counties that surround Harris County. He has been in practice for over 20 years and has tried over 200 cases.  Mike, frequently appears in the 310th court at least once a week,.  He is familiar with the policy and procedures of this Houston Texas Divorce Court 310th Harris County.   Our office is open until 8:00 p.m. on Wednesdays and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. for working folks.  Please call with your family law or divorce questions.

Michael Busby Jr.

6100 Corporate Dr. # 190

Houston, Texas 77036

(713) 974-1151


Visit me on the web at www.busby-lee.com


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Michael Busby is a Houston divorce lawyer who has been in practice for over 20 years and appears daily in the Family Law Courts of Harris County and Fort Bend County Texas

Busby & Associates , have two Houston Offices, one in Chinatown, Houston Texas and another in Independent Heights, Houston, Texas. Michael Busby is Board Certified in Family law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.