Private Admonition of a Justice of the Peace. (06/26/13).

06/26/2013
 
 

The judge failed to maintain patience, courtesy, and dignity toward individuals with whom she deals in an official capacity. [Violation of Canon 3B(4) of the Texas Code of Judicial Conduct and Arti...

Private Admonition and Order of Additional Education of a Justice of the Peace. (05/23/13).

05/23/2013
 
 

The judge improperly intervened in a defendant’s case by ordering the defendant released on a personal bond after another judge had already magistrated and set a surety bond for the defendant and a...

Private Reprimand of a Justice of the Peace. (04/23/13).

04/23/2013
 
 

The judge solicited funds for a nonprofit corporation and lent the prestige of judicial office to advance her own private interests, and the private interests of the nonprofit corporation, when she...

Private Order of Additional Education of a Justice of the Peace. (04/15/13).

04/15/2013
 
 

The judge failed to follow the law and demonstrated a lack of professional competence in the law when he magistrated his grandson. Although the judge was not similarly disqualified from magistratin...

Private Admonition and Order of Additional Education of a Justice of the Peace. (04/15/13).

04/15/2013
 
 

The judge failed to follow the law and demonstrated a lack of professional competence in the law when he erroneously issued a capias pro fine warrant against a defendant, who subsequently spent 5 d...

Private Warning of a Justice of the Peace. (04/08/13).

04/08/2013
 
 

The judge failed to comply with the law and demonstrated a lack of professional competence in the law by dismissing certain criminal cases without a motion from the State, including cases involving...

Private Admonition and Order of Additional Education to a Municipal Court Judge. (03/25/13).

03/25/2013
 
 

The judge failed to follow the law and demonstrated a failure to maintain professional competence in the law when he: (1) failed to afford defendants the opportunity to enter a plea of not guilty a...

Private Order of Additional Education of a Justice of the Peace. (03/21/13).

03/21/2013
 
 

The judge failed to comply with the law and demonstrated a lack of professional competence in the law in her initial handling of a traffic defendant’s case. The court’s “courtesy letter” to defenda...