Texas Government Code - Section 25.0162. Bell County Court At Law Provisions
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Section: 25.0101 25.0102 25.0131 25.0132 25.0151 25.0152 25.0161 25.0162 25.0171 25.0172 25.0173 25.0211 25.0212 25.0221 25.0222
§ 25.0162. BELL COUNTY COURT AT LAW PROVISIONS. (a) The
judge of County Court at Law No. 3 of Bell County is prohibited from
being assigned under Chapter 74 as a visiting judge in Bexar,
Dallas, Ector, Fort Bend, Harris, Jefferson, Lubbock, Midland,
Tarrant, or Travis County.
(b) The commissioners court, by an order entered of record,
shall prescribe at least four terms of court each year for a county
court at law.
(c) Repealed by Acts 1991, 72nd Leg., ch. 746, § 70, eff.
Oct. 1, 1991.
(d) Repealed by Acts 1991, 72nd Leg., ch. 746, § 70, eff.
Oct. 1, 1991.
(e) The judge of a county court at law shall be paid an
annual salary in an amount not to exceed the salary set by the
commissioners court for the county judge. The salary shall be paid
out of the county treasury on order of the commissioners court.
(f) The judge of a county court at law may not appear and
plead as an attorney in a court of record in this state.
(g) A special judge of a county court at law may be appointed
in the manner provided by law for the appointment of a special
county judge. A special judge must have the same qualifications and
is entitled to the same rate of compensation as the regular judge.
(h) Practice in a county court at law is that prescribed by
law for county courts.
(i) Jurors regularly impaneled for the week by the district
court may, at the request of the county judge or the judge of a
county court at law, be made available by the district judge in the
numbers requested and shall serve for the week in the county court
or a county court at law.
(j) Section 25.0011 does not apply to a county court at law
in Bell County.
Added by Acts 1987, 70th Leg., ch. 148, § 4.01, eff. Sept. 1,
1987. Amended by Acts 1991, 72nd Leg., ch. 746, § 70, eff. Oct.
1, 1991; Acts 1995, 74th Leg., ch. 366, § 2, eff. Aug. 28, 1995.
Last modified: August 11, 2007