Honorable Denise V. Pratt

09/04/2014
 Former Judge, 311th Judicial District Court, Houston, Harris County, Texas
 CJC Nos. 14-0102-DI, 14-0165-DI, 14-0224-DI, 14-0403-DI, 14-0435-DI, 14-0468-DI, 14-0472-DI, 14-0473-DI, 14-0484-DI, 14-0508-DI, 14-0529-DI, 14-0654-DI and 14-0655-DI

Public Reprimand

Private Warning and Order of Additional Education of a District Court Judge. (08/27/14).

08/27/2014
 
 

The judge failed to comply with the law and failed to maintain professional competence in the law when he failed to timely forward the recusal motion to the Judge of the Administrative Judicial Reg...

Honorable Noe Gonzalez

08/26/2014
 370th Judicial District Court, Edinburg, Hidalgo County, Texas
 CJC No. 12-1079-DI

Public Admonition and Order of Additional Education

Private Warning of County Judge (08/26/14)

08/26/2014
 
 

The judge failed to follow the law and demonstrated a lack of professional competence in the law when he (1) denied a litigant’s motion to dismiss defendant’s appeal after the defendant failed to t...

Honorable Kristopher L. Terrazas

08/21/2014
 Justice of the Peace, Precinct 1, Place 1, Pecos, Reeves County, Texas
 CJC No. 14-0199-JP and 14-0356-JP

Public Reprimand and Order of Additional Education

Private Reprimand of a Former Justice of the Peace. (08/15/14).

08/15/2014
 
 

The judge failed to comply with the law and failed to maintain professional competence in the law when he issued a non-monetary judgment in a small claims case and ordered the defendant to remove a...

Private Admonition and Order of Additional Education of a Former Municipal Court Judge. (08/15/14).

08/15/2014
 
 

The judge failed to follow the law and failed to accord a defendant his right to be heard when she entered a default judgment in a criminal case due to the defendant’s failure to appear for trial. ...

Private Admonition and Order of Additional Education of a Former Municipal Court Judge. (08/15/14).

08/15/2014
 
 

The judge failed to maintain patience, courtesy and dignity toward a defendant when she raised her voice and made demeaning comments to the defendant. During magistration of the defendant, the judg...