Probate Court 2 Procedures

Uncontested Probate Docket

The uncontested docket for the probate of wills is heard each Monday at 2:00 p.m. You may sign in and obtain your file from the clerk beginning at 1:00 p.m. The docket is called in the order reflected on the sign in sheet. This docket is for uncontested matters only.

The uncontested docket for intestate administrations and heirship proceedings is heard each Monday at 3:00 p.m. Call Samantha Guerra, the Administrative Assistant, at (210) 335-2190 one week prior to be included on this docket.

If your case is contested or may require a lengthy hearing for any reason please call (210) 335-2190 for a special setting.

All Other Matters

All other matters must be specially set in Probate Court Number 2. Call Samantha Guerra, the Administrative Assistant, at (210) 335-2190 to obtain a setting and prepare a fiat to serve on opposing counsel.

Estimate the time needed and whether or not a jury trial will be requested. Arrange in advance if you need a qualified interpreter. Notify the court before the date of the hearing if the case settles.

Signed Orders

If you would like a copy of an order signed by the judge, at the time of e-filing, provide a copy with the original order. Once the order has been signed, the copy will be conformed and filed under the attorney's last name and placed in the file box in the Court’s reception area for pick up.