Rules & Forms

Rules & Standards 

For any questions about the rules, please call (512) 463-4097.

Texas Court Rules: History and Process - Excerpted from Nathan L. Hecht & E. Lee Parsley, Procedural Reform: Whence and Whither (Sept. 1997), updated by Robert H. Pemberton (Nov. 1998)

How Texas Court Rules Are Made - By Nathan L. Hecht, Martha G. Newton, and Kennon L. Wooten (May 2016)

Local Rules

Counties

To view a county's local rules, select the county from our county profiles map and look for the local rules link. 

Administrative Judicial Regions
Effective Date

Standards

Standards 
Effective Date
Proposed Changes
January 29, 2016