Judge To Speak at Travis County Local Rules Brown Bag Seminar

Travis County Judge Stephen Yelenosky will speak at a Travis County Local Rules Brown Bag Seminar at noon tomorrow, May 30, at the Heman Marion Sweatt Travis County Courthouse

One hour credit of CLE is available. No RSVP needed.

A limited number of copies of the New Local Rules will be available at the seminar. The Rules can be downloaded from the District Courts website at: http://www.co.travis.tx.us/courts/files/documents_forms/civil/forms_civildistrict/local_rules_civildistrict.pdf

Click here for the Redline Version.

The new Local Rules for the District Courts of Travis County were approved by the Texas Supreme Court on April 22, 2014. The District Courts will implement these rules beginning Monday, June 2, 2014. The rules change significantly in some respects including:

  • ü The addition of a rule for limited appearance in Chapter 20.
  • ü The inclusion of previously entitled “procedures” for family law cases in Chapters 21-26.
  • ü Authorization for Civil County Court at Law Judges to hear district court family law cases in addition to civil cases pursuant to Texas Government Code, Section 74.074.
  • ü The adoption of the TRAP rules regarding the requisites of briefs for judicial review of state agency decisions.

Judge Yelenosky will explain these and other changes to the Local Rules and will answer questions during this brown bag seminar.

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