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Associate Family Court
Our court proceedings will be broadcast on YouTube

The Brazos County Courthouse will reopen to the public on June 1, 2020.  If you are scheduled for court and you are over age 65 or have a serious underlying health condition such as high blood pressure, chronic lung disease, diabetes, obesity, asthma, or a compromised immune system due to chemotherapy for cancer or other ailment, contact the court or your attorney about the possibility of appearing remotely for court.

If you are coming to the courthouse for your court date, please note the following:

1.  Only the person scheduled for court of subpeoenaed to appear should come to the courthouse.  Due to social distancing requirements, courtroom space is limited.

2. Anyone entering the courthouse is REQUIRED to wear a mask or other appropriate face covering.

3. Allow extra time for getting through security.

4. If you have a cough, difficulty breathing, have a fever over 100.0 degrees fahrenheit, have COVID-19 symptoms or have been in close contact with someone who has been diagnosed with COVID-19, do not come to the courthouse, contact the court.


The Brazos County Courthouse will reopen to the public on June 1, 2020.  If you are scheduled for court and you are over age 65 or have a serious underlying health condition such as high blood pressure, chronic lung disease, diabetes, obesity, asthma, or a compromised immune system due to chemotherapy for cancer or other ailment, contact the court or your attorney about the possibility of appearing remotely for court.

If you are coming to the courthouse for your court date, please note the following:

1. Only the person scheduled for court or subpoenaed to appear are allowed in the courthouse at this time.  Do not bring friends or family with you as court space is limited due to social distancing requirements.

2. Anyone entering the courthouse is REQUIRED to wear a mask or other appropriate face covering.

3. Allow extra time for getting through security.

4. If you have a cough, difficulty breathing, have a fever over 100.0 degrees fahrenheit, have COVID-19 symptoms or have been in close contact with someone who has been diagnosed with COVID-19, do not come to the courthouse, contact the court.



IN ORDER TO COMPLY WITH THE TEXAS OPEN COURTS PROVISION, THE PUBLIC CAN VIEW THE HEARING THROUGH www.youtube.com. THE COURT'S CHANNEL IS “Associate Family Court.

IF YOU VIEW THIS HEARING VIA THE YOUTUBE CHANNEL OR ANY OTHER MEDIUM, YOU ARE ORDERED NOT TO RECORD ANY PART OF THE HEARING, NEITHER USING AUDIO OR VIDEO RECORDING OF ANY MEANS. A VIOLATION OF THIS ORDER COULD LEAD TO BEING HELD IN CONTEMPT OF COURT WHICH MAY INCLUDE A FINE OF UP TO $500.00 AND/OR UP TO 6 MONTHS IN JAIL FOR EACH VIOLATION.

IF YOU ARE PARTICIPATING IN THE HEARING, UNDERSTAND YOU ARE IN COURT AND ALL PROPER COURT RULES AND DECORUM SHALL APPLY, INCLUDING DRESS.


Rules for remote hearings
Seventh emergency order (3/24/2020)
Notice to all conservators



The Associate Family Court handles family law cases referred to it by the District Courts and the County Courts At Law of Brazos County, Texas including but not limited to Temporary Restraining Orders, Temporary Orders hearings and Bench Trials. 

Additionally, the Associate Family Court handles Protective Order hearings referred to it by those same Courts.


Honorable Wendy Wood Hencerling
Judge Presiding
 

Debbie Reed
Court Coordinator
DReed@brazoscountytx.gov

Scott A. Hines
Bailiff


300 East 26th Street
Suite #2300
Bryan, Texas 77803

Courtroom Suite #2311

Phone: (979) 361-4683
Fax: (979) 361-4684