State Office of Administrative Hearings
State Office of Administrative Hearings

Houston Office - UPDATE

SOAH’s Houston office, located at The Preserve at North Loop, 2020 N. Loop (610) West, Suite 111, is open for hearings. Until further notice, all motions and other case-specific filings in cases handled through the Houston office shall be made via fax at 512-463-4858. For all inquiries associated with such cases, please contact the Houston office between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. at 512-786-2577 or 512-961-9022.

Please continue to monitor this website for updates.

Amendments to SOAH’s ALR Procedural Rules

A complete copy of the amended rules is available at the following link:

Amendments to SOAH’s Procedural Rules

A complete copy of the amended rules is available at the following link:

Electronic Case Information System

Please click the “Electronic Case Files” link at the upper right corner of this page to access SOAH’s electronic case information system. Please use the following fax numbers for all general docket cases:

512-322-2061 - Austin
512-322-0470 - Corpus Christi
512-322-0471 - Dallas
512-322-0472 - El Paso
512-322-0473 - Fort Worth
512-322-0474 - Houston
512-322-0475 - Lubbock
512-322-0476 - San Antonio

These numbers should be used for all fax communications relating to any case other than the Department of Public Safety’s Administrative License Revocation (ALR) program. The fax numbers remain unchanged for ALR filings.

Documents containing confidential information or personal identifiers such as social security numbers or drivers’ license numbers should not be filed by fax in general docket cases.  See SOAH Procedural Rules 155.101(b) and 155.413.

SOAH Procedural Rules

Click here for SOAH's procedural rules.

Agency Mission

The mission of the State Office of Administrative Hearings is to serve as an independent, neutral forum for the State of Texas by providing a fair and efficient hearings process and the opportunity for alternative dispute resolution proceedings, in accordance with Chapter 2003 of the Texas Government Code.