439th District Court

Emergency Orders Issued

In response to COVID-19, the Supreme Court has issued the following Emergency Orders.
All emergency orders expire on May 8, 2020 unless extended by the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court.

TO ALL ATTORNEYS AND/OR PARENTS: STANDING ORDER REGARDING POSSESSION SCHEDULE DURING SCHOOL CLOSURES

JUDGE'S STATEMENT REGARDING COVID19/CORONAVIRUS

NOTICE REGARDING COURT SETTINGS

Please be advised that individuals who are over age 65 and individuals with serious underlying health conditions, such as high blood pressure, chronic lung disease, diabetes, obesity, asthma, and those whose immune systems are compromised by chemotherapy for cancer or other conditions receiving such therapy, may be considered to be part of a vulnerable population for Covid-19.
If an accommodation is needed on this basis, please ask your attorney to contact the court coordinator. If you are not represented by counsel, then you may call directly.


David Rakow, District Judge


The 439th District Court is a general jurisdiction trial court presiding over felony criminal trials as well as civil trials including family law and juvenile cases. In addition, the court presides over cases filed by the Texas Department of Regulatory Services (CPS cases).

The files of the District court are maintained by the Rockwall County District Clerk’s office located on the 2nd floor of the Rockwall County Courthouse. 

439th District Court Staff

Appointments and Fees Report


General Orders


View the Rockwall County District Court and County Court at Law General Orders.
View the Rockwall County District Court and County Court at Law Parenting Class Standing Orders.
View the Rockwall County District Court Order
View the Rockwall County Audio/Video & Media Policy

Mediators, AD Litems and Amicus

E-Filing and Document Copies

972-204-6500