In person hearings have been suspended for the health and safety of all persons.
Hearings are proceeding electronically.
Court dockets are available at the link below.
If you are a party, attorney, or witness for a scheduled hearing, an invitation
to join the electronic meeting will be sent to you by email.
If you wish to observe a scheduled hearing but did not receive an invitation,
please contact the Court coordinators at the numbers listed on this page.
Electronic hearings can be viewed on YouTube at SBHewlett 18th District.
Hearings remain open to the public via this means.
Judge Sydney B Hewlett – 18th District Court
Dockets can be found at this link:
Directions for searching Dockets: How to search Dockets
Please review: Alternatives to In-Person Hearings - 18th DC (3)
Please review: ZOOM INSTRUCTIONS AND TIPS HERE
District Judge 18th District Court
Honorable Sydney B. Hewlett
|Criminal Coordinator : Joy Penney||(817) 556-6820|
|Civil Coordinator: Teresa Steed
|Address:||Guinn Justice Center
204 S Buffalo Ave
Cleburne, Texas 76033
District courts have original jurisdiction in all felony criminal cases, divorce cases, cases involving title to land, election contest cases, civil matters in which the amount in controversy (the amount of money or damages involved) is $200 or more, and any matters in which jurisdiction is not placed in another trial court.
There are three District Courts housed at the Guinn Justice Center in Cleburne, Texas. The 18th District Court and 249th District Court serves Johnson and Somervell Counties. The 413th District Court serves Johnson County only.