Private Admonition of a District Judge. (04/16/09)

04/16/2009
 
 

The judge initiated a communication concerning a contested motion for summary judgment with an attorney who was his former law partner outside the presence of the other parties or their attorneys. ...

Private Warning of a Justice of the Peace. (04/16/09)

04/16/2009
 
 

The judge issued a Writ of Execution pursuant to Rule 632 of the Texas Rules of Civil Procedure, which would have improperly allowed for the execution on personal property in satisfaction of a defa...

Private Admonition of a Justice of the Peace. (04/06/09)

04/06/2009
 
 

The judge failed to follow the law and maintain competence in the law when she barred an eviction suit party’s non-attorney representative from the courtroom during the eviction proceeding. Furthe...

Private Admonition and Order of Additional Education of a Municipal Judge. (04/06/09)

04/06/2009
 
 

The judge failed to follow the law and demonstrated a lack of professional competence in the law when he summoned individuals to his court to attempt to mediate a dispute between the individuals wh...

Private Admonition and Order of Additional Education of a Justice of the Peace. (04/06/09)

04/06/2009
 
 

The judge failed to follow the law and demonstrated a lack of professional competence in the law when she summoned individuals to appear in her court when no criminal complaint had been filed and n...

Honorable Gustavo Garza

03/09/2009
 Justice of the Peace, Precinct 6, Place 1, Los Fresnos, Cameron County, Texas
 CJC Nos. 08-0792-JP, 08-0820-JP, 08-0821-JP, and 08-0822-JP

Honorable Tony Torres

03/09/2009
 Justice of the Peace, Precinct 2, Place 2, Brownsville, Cameron County, Texas
 CJC No. 07-1056-JP

Private Admonition and Order of Additional Education of a Justice of the Peace. (03/09/09)

03/09/2009
 
 

The judge failed to follow the law and failed to maintain professional competence in the law by: 1) issuing a capias pro fine warrant for a truant’s arrest for violating the terms of deferred dispo...