Public Notice

County Criminal Court #5 Docket Process under COVID Restrictions

Pursuant to Office of Court Administration Guidelines, no non-essential hearing should be held in person unless it is not possible or practicable to conduct the hearing remotely. Therefore, defendants and defense counsel should not appear at any setting unless ordered to appear by the court.

Reset forms will be available on the County Criminal Court #5 website under “Forms.”

To Reset a Case:
E-file or email the filled out Reset Form (with new date and Attorney signature) by noon on the day of the court setting.

To Plea a Case:
If you have reached a plea agreement with the State and want to dispose of the case, please contact Sandra Jones (940) 349-2190 or Sandra.Jones@DentonCounty.com to schedule a plea hearing. Pleas will be taken using the previously issued “Bond Plea Process.”

To Set a Case for Trial:
Please contract Sandra Jones for the Pre-Trial Discovery date and reset form. Defendant, defense counsel and the ADA will need to sign this reset. Defense counsel can sign for Defendant if Defense Counsel has consulted with Defendant.

County Criminal Court No. 5

The Honorable Coby Waddill
Judge, County Criminal Court No. 5

Denton County Courts Building
1450 East McKinney Street
Suite 2315, 2nd Floor
Denton, TX 76209-4524
(940) 349-2190
(972) 434-8819
(940) 349-2181 (Fax)

WARNING:  Do not attempt to contact a judge - by mail, e-mail, phone, or in person - about any pending or potential lawsuit! Doing so may result in serious consequences.

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