County Judges Benchbook

by the
Texas Association of Counties

This information is current through the 86th Texas Legislature (2019). All of the information contained in the 2017 County Judge's Bench Book INCLUDING PRINTABLE SCRIPTS are available in the downloads section.

Criminal Procedure

Guardianship Proceedings

Juvenile Proceedings

Mental Health Mental Retardation

Probate

Civil Proceedings

Clerk of Court

Contempt

Evidence

Family Protective Orders

Ethics

Mandamus

Parental Notification

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Judicial Education Center

The Texas Association of Counties County Judges Education Advisory Committee has provided basic support services for producing judicial education programs for constitutional county judges and court personnel since 1984.

The goal of the Texas Association of Counties County Judges Education Advisory Committee is to develop a progressive judicial education curriculum for constitutional county judges and court personnel designed for the unique needs of new judges, experienced judges, court personnel and county judges with limited judicial responsibilities.

The County Judges Benchbook is provided here as an informational research tool only and is NOT a substitute for legal counsel. If you have any questions please contact TAC for assistance.

Judicial Staff:

Hon. Mary Cunningham,
Judicial Program Manager,
(MaryC@county.org)

Michele Mund,
Education & Event Services Manager,
(MicheleM@county.org)

Allyssa Lee,
Project Manager,
(AllyssaL@county.org)

Adrienne Bethke,
Judicial Project Coordinator,
(AdrienneB@county.org)

Hon. Tramer Woytek,
Judicial Resource Liaison,
(TramerW@county.org)

Helpful Numbers

Judicial hotline:
(844) CoJudge or (844) 265-8343

TAC toll free in Texas:
(800) 456-5974
(512) 478-8753

Email:
judicialhotline@county.org