Private Admonition of a District Judge. (3/3/10).

03/03/2010
 
 

The judge failed to accord a divorce petitioner the right to be heard when she dismissed his divorce petition for “want of prosecution” on two separate occasions without giving him the opportunity ...

Private Warning and Order of Additional Education of a Justice of the Peace. (2/24/10).

02/24/2010
 
 

The judge failed to comply with the law and failed to demonstrate professional competence in the law by (1) consolidating five separate Class C misdemeanor charges (bad checks) against a defendant ...

Private Reprimand of a District Judge. (2/3/10).

02/03/2010
 
 

The judge failed to comply with the law and failed to maintain professional competence in the law by detaining certain juvenile non-offenders in a local juvenile detention center. [Violations of C...

Private Warning and Order of Additional Education of a Justice of the Peace. (1/27/10)

01/27/2010
 
 

The judge failed to comply with the law by: (a) failing to issue Magistrate’s Orders for Emergency Protection in at least two family violence cases involving aggravated assault; (b) issuing multip...

Private Admonition of a Justice of the Peace. (1/27/10)

01/27/2010
 
 

The judge failed to comply with the law by hiring a relative to work in her court. [Violation of Canon 2A of the Texas Code of Judicial Conduct] Private Admonition of a Justice of the Peace. (1/...

Private Admonition of a County Judge. (1/14/10)

01/14/2010
 
 

The judge attempted to use her position as judge in order to advance the private interests of her husband when she (a) advised her husband not to cooperate with the law enforcement and (b) informed...

Private Admonition of a Municipal Judge. (12/18/09)

12/18/2009
 
 

In a news column, the judge identified himself as a judge, and then made specific comments about race to the extent that they were perceived by the public to be derogatory towards Whites, which cal...

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

12/18/2009
 
 

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...