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Family Code Matters & Procedures

Grimes County Family Law case filing instructions:

The establishment of the Grimes County Court at Law (CCL) has created the need for clarity and consistency in the filing of various cases with the Grimes County Offices of the District Clerk and County Clerk; and, cases which are subject to concurrent jurisdiction of the trial courts. The attached letter of instruction provides guidance for the courts, the District Clerk, the County Clerk, and attorneys in the filing of those cases in Grimes County on and after October 1, 2017. 

In Waller County, family law matters are heard by the Waller County Court at Law. See the link to Waller County for additional information.

Click here for a copy of the Grimes County Letter of Instruction


Most family law matters will be handled by the Grimes County Court at Law. Please contact Michelle Sanders, Court Coordinator for the court, at Michelle.Sanders@co.grimes.tx.us . 


The following information is provided only as a guide and is not to be considered as the rules or policies of the Grimes County Court at Law. 

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Grimes County Cluster Courts: Standing Order for Appointment & Compensation

If there are children involved in your family law matter, in addition to orders of the court rendered in open court and whether reduced to writing or not, certain Supplemental Temporary Orders will usually be issued and will remain in effect until specifically revoked by written order of this court.  In most cases involving children, the parties will be ordered to obtain internet access and to visit the www.Ourfamilywizard.com website, take the tour by clicking on the Families tab on the main page, and each establishing a parent account to utilize the tools listed in the Services tab.