Essential and Continuing Operations / COVID19: In the interest of the health and safety of our staff and the community, our offices will remain closed to the public, and most of the agency’s prosecutors and staff will work remotely, until further notice. The HCDAO continues to perform key functions in the county criminal justice system and will do so during the Covid-19 pandemic. Click Here for More Information

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Special instructions for victims of domestic abuse


Due to Harvey, access to the Harris County Criminal Justice Center, including the District Attorney's Office, has been temporarily impacted. For the time being, victims of domestic abuse living in the county should contact AVDA at 713-224-9911  for legal assistance in obtaining a protective order.