Private Order of Additional Education of a Justice of the Peace. (12/18/09)


The judge failed to follow the law, demonstrated a lack of professional competence in the law, and denied a party the right to be heard according to law by: (a) continuing to preside over the parti...

Honorable Cesar Perez

 Justice of the Peace, Precinct 2, Eagle Pass, Maverick County, Texas
 CJC Nos. 08-0908-JP, 09-0306-JP, and 09-0731-JP

Private Admonition of a Former District Judge. (12/17/09)


The judge detained a defendant and ordered the defendant to undergo a urinalysis test after the jury returned a verdict of acquittal. [Violation of Canon 2A of the Texas Code of Judicial Conduct.]...

Private Admonition of a Justice of the Peace. (12/09/09)


The judge acted without legal authority by mandating that parents appear before the court with their 17-year old child in order to resolve a traffic offense. [Violation of Canons 2A and 3B(2) of t...

Private Admonition of a District Judge. (11/19/09)


The judge met privately with a party and discussed substantive issues about a case, outside the presence of the opposing party. Based on the improper ex parte discussion, the judge granted the par...

Private Admonition of a District Judge. (11/19/09)


The judge represented criminal defendants in their respective cases after he had magistrated the same defendants while serving as a municipal judge. [Violation of Canon 2B of the Texas Code of Jud...

Private Reprimand of a Senior Judge. (10/30/09)


The judge failed to disclose her relationship to an attorney while presiding over a case in which the attorney represented a party. The judge further appointed the attorney as an ad litem in sever...

Private Admonition of a Justice of the Peace. (10/14/09)


The judge used his official judicial letterhead to express his opposition to the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission’s plan to issue a mixed beverage license to an establishment in his community. ...