Houston County State Court conducts criminal and civil jury trials with jurisdiction within the geographic borders of Houston County. It also serves as an appellate court for the Magistrate Court of Houston County. It is our mission to provide efficient, courteous, and cost-effective justice to all citizens. Judge Jason E. Ashford is your elected State Court judge. Please visit our website at www.houstonstatecourt.org for calendars, answers to frequently asked questions, forms, and for contact information.