Family Law & Divorce Information in Houston, Texas

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245th Divorce Court Houston Texas

Posted on : November 23, 2012 |

245th Divorce Court Houston Texas


The 245th Divorce Court of Houston Texas is located at 201 Caroline, 15th Floor Houston, Texas 77002.  The Courts website may be found at You may check your case with the district clerk at The pleading filed in your case usually may be viewed at the district clerk website.  The 245th will only have you file if you have filed an active pleading.  Even so, they usually will not pull your file and advise you of the pleadings contained therein.

 Practicing law in the 245th family district court of Harris county Texas

Judge Roy Moore is the presiding judge with Judge Diane M. Guariglia serving as his associate.  Uncontested start at 8:30 am with contested divorces starting at 10:00 am. In this court the associate judge will frequetly hear trials in the jury delibriation room.  There is a sign on the door not to knock, but if you are preferential set with the associate judge, and fail to knock on door she will start without you. This court requires mediation before temporary orders and also before final trial regardless of the issues unless proven family violence in the last two years. The court allows reset of trial by rule 11 agreement.  The docket is always on time. This court is considered efficient. A  form is required by this court no other court uses. It is termed information required under section 105 of the Texas family code. Also the court requires a pink sheet verifying certain forms prior to an entry.

About the Author

Michael Busby Jr. is a divorce and family law attorney who practices in Harris County Texas and the counties that surround Harris County. He has been in practice for over 10 years and has tried over 100 cases.  Mike, frequently appears in the 245th court at least once a week,.  He is familiar with the policy and procedures of this Houston Texas Divorce Court 245th Harris County.   Our office is open until 8:30 p.m. on Wednesdays and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. for working folks.  Please call with your family law or divorce questions.

Michael Busby Jr.

2909 Hillcroft Suite 350

Houston, Texas 77057

(713) 974-1151

Visit me on the web at

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I am a member of the State Bar of Texas, the Houston Bar Association, the Houston Association of Debtor's Attorneys and I am admitted to practice in the Federal Courts in the Southern District of Texas. I have three children and a wife. I have been married for over 20 years. I spent 4 years in the USMC from 1989 to 1993. I spent another 4 years from 1993 to 1997 in the National Guard for the states of Arkansas, Oklahoma, and North Carolina. Prior to becoming an attorney in 2002, I was a licensed funeral director in Oklahoma and North Carolina. I enlisted in the United States Marine Corps and served as a Field Artillery Cannoner from 1989 to 1993. I received my Bachelor of Science degree with honors from the University of Central Oklahoma in 1996. I graduated from South Texas College of Law in Houston, Texas. I am a member of the Phi Delta Phi International Law fraternity and authored an international law legal article in a law journal published by South Texas College of Law. I have been faithfully married for 18 years and is the proud father of two daughters, Viktoria and Hannah Busby and father of Willam Maximus "Billy Max" Busby.