FY 2000-Present Summaries of Private Sanctions

Private Warning and Order of Additional Education of a County Court at Law Judge

08/29/2022
 
 

The judge failed to comply, maintain competence in the law and failed to accord the parties in a probate case the right to be heard when the judge granted a motion to close and distribute funds wit...

Private Reprimand and Order of Additional Education of a District Judge

08/22/2022
 
 

The judge made callous and discriminatory comments on social media which cast reasonable doubt on the judge’s capacity to act impartially as a judge. [Violation of Canon 4A(1) of the Texas Code of ...

Private Admonition and Order of Additional Education of a District Judge

08/10/2022
 
 

The judge exhibited bias and failed to treat a defendant with patience, dignity and courtesy required of a judge with those with which the judge deals in an official capacity. [Violation of Canons ...

Private Admonition and Order of Additional Education of a Justice of the Peace

08/10/2022
 
 

The judge failed to comply with the law and maintain professional competence in the law when the judge failed to provide the plaintiff notice of the trial date, failed to provide notice of eviction...

Private Reprimand and Order of Additional Education of an Associate Judge

07/18/2022
 
 

The judge failed to disqualify from presiding over a family law case in which the judge previously served as a lawyer. [Violation of Canons 2A, 3B(1) and 3B(2) of the Texas Code of Judicial Conduct...

Private Order of Additional Education of a Municipal Court Judge (7/18/22)

07/18/2022
 
 

The judge failed to comply with the law and maintain professional competence in the law when the judge failed to provide a show cause hearing to a defendant prior to issuing a capias pro fine for t...

Private Warning of a Former Justice of the Peace (6/22/22)

06/22/2022
 
 

The judge failed to comply the law and failed to comply with Section 114.044 of the Texas Local Government Code by failing to file all mandatory monthly collection reports to the County Commissione...

Private Warning and Order of Additional Education of a Child Protection Court Judge (6/22/22)

06/22/2022
 
 

The judge engaged in an ex parte communication with the attorneys outside the presence of the child’s mother, who was representing herself, in a custody case. [Violation of Canon 3B(8) of the Texas...