27th Judicial District Court

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27th District Court Docket Setting Schedule

The 27th District Court sits in Bell County Monday through Thursday and in Lampasas County on Friday.


The 27th District Court hears felony criminal cases and Bond Forfeiture (NISI cases) in Bell County and hears all civil, criminal, and family cases in Lampasas County.


The 27th District Court criminal docket call in Bell County will be every morning at 8:45 a.m. except on Friday.  On Friday, the Court will be in Lampasas.


Generally, agreed uncontested cases will be heard first followed by contested matters and those with witnesses.


NISI's are set for Wednesdays at 1:30 p.m.


The Thursday morning criminal docket call will include cases set for jury trial the following week.


Defendants on bond are required to be present.


A special setting may be requested at any time by either side or set specially by the Court.


Jury trials take precedence over other matters.