Centex Child Protection Court

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Centex Child Protection Court

Presiding Associate Judge  -  Charles Van Orden

Court #10, 3rd Administrative Judicial Region
Bell County Sheriff's Office Building

104 South Main Street
Belton, Texas  76513

Phone:  (254) 933-5345
Fax:  (254) 933-5926

Mailing Address:  P.O. Box 52
Belton, Texas  76513

Court Coordinator - Rosie Craft
Court Reporter - Lynette Thorpe, CSR


The Centex Child Protection Court is here for the adolescents of Bell, Coryell, and Lampasas counties.

The Centex Child Protection Court is one of fifteen Specialty Courts created across Texas to handle cases involving the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services in rural regions.  The Specialty Courts were created through the administration of Rick Perry and are overseen by the Office of Court Administration for the State of Texas.