Private Reprimand of a Justice of the Peace. (08/10/12).

08/10/2012
 
 

The judge failed to treat court staff, defendants, and a prosecutor in a manner that was patient, dignified and courteous. In addition, the judge acted without authority when he banned the prosecut...

Honorable Ronald Keith Billingsley

08/03/2012
 Justice of the Peace, Precinct 1, Place 1, Jasper, Jasper County, Texas
 CJC No. 11-0574-JP

Public Reprimand and Order of Additional Education

Honorable Esequiel ("Cheque") De La Paz

08/03/2012
 Justice of the Peace, Precinct 4, Kingsville, Kleberg County, Texas
 CJC No. 11-0804-JP

Public Warning

Private Order of Additional Education of a Justice of the Peace. (07/05/12).

07/05/2012
 
 

The judge failed to comply with the law and demonstrated a lack of professional competence in the law when: (1) after conducting a hearing on the merits of a peace bond application and determining ...

Private Admonition of a District Judge. (06/11/12).

06/11/2012
 
 

The judge failed to require that his court coordinator comply with the provisions of the Texas Code of Judicial Conduct. As a result, the court coordinator engaged in a series of improper ex parte ...

Private Reprimand of a Justice of the Peace. (06/04/12).

06/04/2012
 
 

The judge willfully and/or persistently failed to timely execute the business of his court, in violation of Article V, section 1-a(6)A of the Texas Constitution and Section 33.001(b)(1) of the Texa...

Private Admonition of a Justice of the Peace. (05/21/12).

05/21/2012
 
 

The judge lent the prestige of his judicial office to advance the private interests of a family member when he used his title “J.P.” and his official court seal on a statement supporting his nephew...

Honorable J. Kent Adams

03/28/2012
 Justice of the Peace, Precinct 4, Place 1, Spring, Harris County, Texas
 CJC Nos. 11-0141-JP and 11-0514-JP

Public Admonition