Private Warning and Order of Additional Education of a District Court Judge (10/12/17)

10/12/2017
 
 

The judge failed to comply with the law, failed to maintain professional competence in the law, and denied an incarcerated pro se litigant her right to be heard in a custody case involving her thre...

Private Reprimand and Order of Additional Education of a County Court Law Judge (10/11/17)

10/11/2017
 
 

The judge failed to timely execute the business of his court by not entering a final judgment in a family law case for approximately twenty-two months after he had presided over a final hearing in ...

Private Admonition of a County Court at Law Judge (9/21/17)

09/21/2017
 
 

The judge failed to perform his judicial duties without bias or prejudice when he sent a letter to the attorneys for both parties in a case before him in response to one of the parties’ request for...

Private Order of Additional Education of a District Court Judge (9/20/17)

09/20/2017
 
 

The judge failed to comply with the law and maintain professional competence in the law when he held a testifying witness in direct contempt of court when she made derogatory comments regarding the...

Private Reprimand of a Retired County Court at Law Judge (9/14/17)

09/14/2017
 
 

The judge failed to comply with the law when he was arrested for driving while intoxicated, and ultimately pled no contest to a charge of reckless driving. The judge’s conduct also cast public dis...

Hon. Carter Schildknecht

08/22/2017
 106th Judicial District Court, Dawson County, Texas
 CJC No. 17-0423-DI

Public Reprimand

Private Order of Additional Education of a District Court Judge (8/21/17)

08/21/2017
 
 

The judge failed to treat a witness with the dignity and courtesy expected of a judicial officer by using the power of contempt to pressure the witness into providing specific testimony. [Violatio...

Private Reprimand and Order of Additional Education of a Municipal Court Judge (8/8/17)

08/08/2017
 
 

The judge failed to maintain professional competence in the law, and willfully violated the rules promulgated by the Supreme Court of Texas, when he failed to complete three of the sixteen hours of...