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446th District Court


Due to ongoing changes to the complexity of the COVID-19 pandemic,
the 446th District Court is operating in direct accordance with orders and recommendations and guidance as provided by the Supreme Court,
the Office of Court Administration, and all executive orders of the
Governor of Texas. 


DISTRICT COURT OF ECTOR COUNTY, TX

Judge Sara Kate Billingsley
446th District Court

300 North Grant
Room 109
Odessa, TX 79761
Phone: (432) 498-4393
Fax: (432) 498-4391


 


Michelle Conn

Court Administrator ll

Shelley Curtis
Court Reporter

 

Joseph Zamora
Bailiff

 


Associate Judges

Judge Kathy Wilson
Title IV-D (AG)

(432) 425-6621

Judge Tracy Scown
Child Protection Services
(CPS)



Margie V. Brooks
Court Administrator


Jennifer Figueroa
Court Administrator



Self-Help Center for Self-Represented Litigants

Ector County Law Library

Texas State Law Library

Texas Law Help

Legal Aid of Northwest Texas

Texas Lawyer Referral Service (State Bar of Texas)



Announcements

Required Parenting Class

ATTENTION:
In all cases involving children, 
All parties must attend a State Approved
Co-Parenting Class prior to Final Disposition



 

Regular Dockets - as of December 1, 2023


Uncontested (Pro Se / Prove-Up) Docket
1st and 3rd Mondays at 10:00 AM and 1:30 PM

Temporary Orders Docket
Thursdays at 8:45 AM
* EFFECTIVE FEBRUARY 13, 2024 *
The Temporary Orders Docket is moving to TUESDAYS at 8:45 AM

Protective Orders Docket
1st and 3rd Wednesdays at 1:30 PM

Entry of Orders Docket
2nd and 4th Mondays of each month at 1:30 PM

Pre-Trial Docket
2nd and 4th Fridays of each month at 10:00 AM

Enforcement Docket
2nd and 4th Wednesdays of each month at 1:30 PM

Dismissal Docket
Annual date varies in December of each year

ALL DOCKETS ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE

ALL TIMES NOT SPECIFIED ABOVE ARE RESERVED
FOR CONTESTED FINAL HEARINGS AND SPECIAL SETTINGS

 


 

Standing Orders & Forms

446th District Court

Transfer Order - All Domestic Relations & Family Law Cases

Dress Code for all Parties

Drug Screen Order

Mandatory Protective Order Warnings 

Sample Language for Our Family Wizard® users

Order for Drug Screen with Hearing Reset

Request for Pre-Trial Hearing

 


 

Court Appointments Lists

Mediators
Court Appointed Attorneys



 

Rules of District Courts within Ector County follow the Regional Rules of the Seventh Administrative Region.
http://www.courts.state.tx.us/rules-forms/rules-standards/