388th District Court
Laura Strathmann, Judge

500 E. San Antonio
Suite 902
El Paso, Texas 79901
Phone (915) 543-3850
Fax (915) 543-3832

388th District Court

  • Each of the district courts in the County has jurisdiction over criminal and civil cases. The court sets hearings for pleas, arraignments, summary judgments, default judgments, pre-trial hearings and motions. The Court is headed by a State District Judge who is elected to a four-year term by the voters of El Paso County.
  • Pre-Trial Report form
  • Uncontested Divorces
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  • Uncontested Divorces are heard every Friday from 9am to 12pm.
  • Dates we are unavailable are holidays and October 17th 24th and 31st.
  • Interpreters
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  • Starting October 1st it is now required that attorneys bring their own interpreters as the county will no longer provide them as frequently.
  • Additional Information
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  • Judge gavel- It is now required to schedule a hearing with the court for all Pre Trial requests.
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  • - All initial cases involving children require the parents take the COPE class with the YWCA. Parents can contact the YWCA to schedule the class at 915-577-2530, ext. 468. The Court will not sign any Final Orders or Final Decrees without the parents proof that they took the COPE class.
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  • - The Court and the Court staff are not allowed to give legal advice. All legal questions should be directed to an attorney.
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