The docket for the 112th District Court is live-streamed on YouTube. Our channel is searchable by entering "112th District Court". Court dates are found on the calendar portion this website.
The Texas Supreme Court has ordered that jury trials be placed on hold until after April 1, 2021. All hearings in the 112th District Court will continue to be held via Zoom.
A new tab has been added to our page that is linked to the Operating Plan for our court. Also added was the approved Jury Trial Addendum to the Operating Plan.
Hearings are still being conducted by Zoom.
The August docket will be soley conducted on Zoom.
Hearings set for July 2020 will be heard only through the Zoom application. THERE WILL BE NO IN-PERSON HEARINGS. Only criminal matters with immediate resolution will be heard during the July dockets. If you have any questions regarding if your case will be heard, please call the Court Administrator, Rebecca Lumbreras, at 325-392-5225 or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Beginning in May, our regular dockets will be heard by the Zoom conferencing application. If you have not already done so, please familiarize yourself with the app. Please verify with the court administrator as to which email address is linked to your Zoom account. If you have any questions, please call our office. We will be hearing all matters, not just those considered essential.
SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT FROM THE 112TH DISTRICT COURT:
Only matters that are deemed essential will remain on our court's docket in April, per the instructions of the Office of Court Administration. Those hearings that will remain on our April docket are for CPS Emergency Removals, Temporary Restraining Orders, Protective Orders, hearing for currently incarcerated defendants and criminal pleas. As the current health crisis changes, we will be reevaluating when it will be safe to return to court for all matters. We appreciate everyone's patience as we try to plan appropriately and responsibly for our court during ever-changing circumstances. If you need to reach the court with any questions, phone calls and emails are still being returned.
The 112th District Court
The 112th District Court has jurisdiction over five Texas counties: Crockett County, Pecos County, Sutton County, Reagan County, and Upton County.
The main district office is located in Ozona, Texas in the Crockett County Courthouse.
Civil motions filed in counties can be heard in any other county within our jurisdiction, except for final hearings. Final hearings must be heard in the county in which they were originally filed.
112th District Court
P.O. Drawer C
Ozona, Texas 76943
Crockett County Courthouse
907 Avenue D
Ozona, Texas 76943
Judge Pete Gomez
Judge Pete Gomez was raised in Sonora, Texas, one of the five counties over which he now presides . He attended Angelo State University and earned a B.A. in 1984. He then attended Texas Tech School of Law and earned his Juris Doctorate in 1988 and was admitted to the State Bar of Texas in the same year. Judge Gomez maintained a general practice in San Angelo, Texas for 17 years before taking the bench. His primary areas of practice were criminal, family, personal injury and real estate. He was first elected to the position of 112th District Judge and took the bench on January 1, 2007. He was re-elected to the same position in 2010, 2014 and 2018.
Judge Gomez is a 2014 graduate of the College of Judicial Studies. The Texas College for Judicial Studies is a multi-year program designed to provide additional educational opportunities to judges who desire to improve their adjudication skills and acquire more knowledge in their jurisdictional specialization. The College consists of a core curriculum of 16 hours and a specialty curriculum of 27 hours. To receive a certificate of completion, judges must complete the core curriculum plus 27 hours in their selected specialty jurisdiction, for a total of 43 hours.
Judge Gomez and his wife, Pat, live in Sonora.
District Court Administrator
District Court Reporter
Court begins promptly at 10:00AM for regular docket days. If an attorney will be late, please inform the Judge's office in Ozona or the proper district clerk's office.
There is one docket day per month for Crockett, Reagan, Sutton and Upton Counties. There are three docket days for Pecos County, one criminal docket day and two civil docket days.
Currently all 5 counties accept civil and criminal efilings.
Motions may be heard in any other county within our district at the approval of all parties.
Final hearings must be heard in the county in which they were originally filed.
When submitting Attorney Fee Vouchers for payment, please submit an Order Approving Attorney's Fees along with the Voucher and the personal time sheet.
The current rate for a Court Appointed Attorney is $80.00 per hour.
Motions for Summary Judgment must be filed in the appropriate county. Submit an extra courtesy copy of the filed MSJ and any subsequent Answers/replies directly to the Judge's Office in Ozona. There is a 45 day notice required for MSJs.
Please discuss any proposed Motion for Continuance for criminal cases with the District Attorney's Office to ask if they have any objection before efiling Motion.
For setting hearings, please efile an Order Setting Hearing for Judge's signature, after all counsel has agreed to a date.
Submit all Motions for Continuance BEFORE 3:00PM on the day before a hearing.