Private Reprimand of a Justice of the Peace (03/25/2015)

03/25/2015
 
 

The judge failed to comply with the law and demonstrated a lack of professional competence in the law by: 1) entering an order of eviction that allowed the violating tenant an additional 90 days to...

Private Warning and Order of Additional Education of a Justice of the Peace 03/20/2015

03/20/2015
 
 

The judge’s close, personal relationship with a defendant/victim and her children and his failure to disclose the nature of the relationship to the defendant, cast a reasonable doubt on his ability...

Honorable Teresa M. Melendrez

03/19/2015
 Justice of the Peace, Precinct 4, Place 1, Eagle Pass, Maverick County, Texas
 CJC Nos. 13-0772-JP and 14-0510-JP

Public Reprimand and Order of Additional Education

Private Admonition and Order of Additional Education of a Justice of the Peace (03/13/2015)

03/13/2015
 
 

The judge’s actions placed the judge, a motorist and other motorists in danger, and created an appearance that the judge was acting as an arm of the police which is inconsistent with his duties as ...

Private Reprimand and Order of Judicial Conduct of a Municipal Court Judge 03/13/2015

03/13/2015
 
 

The judge failed to comply with the law and demonstrated a lack of professional competence in the law when, in the absence of any written complaints and without a case having been filed with the co...

Honorable Carlos Cortez

03/09/2015
 Former Judge, 44th Judicial District Court, Dallas, Dallas County, Texas
 CJC No. 14-0745-DI

Public Warning

Honorable Nora Longoria

03/03/2015
 Justice, Thirteenth Court of Appeals, Edinburg, Hidalgo County, Texas
 CJC No. 14-1037-AP

Public Admonition

Private Reprimand of a Justice of the Peace (03/02/2015)

03/02/2015
 
 

The judge failed to comply with the law and failed to maintain professional competence in the law when she issued multiple 72-hour waiting period waivers over a four month period without any legal ...