Texas Government Code - Section 25.0733. El Paso County Probate Court Provisions
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§ 25.0733. EL PASO COUNTY PROBATE COURT PROVISIONS. (a)
Sections 25.0732(d), (h), (i), (j), (m), (n), (o), (p), (q), (r),
and (v), relating to county courts at law in El Paso County, apply
to a statutory probate court in El Paso County.
(b) The Probate Court No. 2 of El Paso County has primary
responsibility for mental illness proceedings and for all
administration related to mental illness proceedings, including
budget preparation, staff management, and the adoption of
administrative policy. The Probate Court No. 1 of El Paso County
has secondary responsibility for mental illness proceedings.
(c) With the approval of the commissioners court, a judge of
a statutory probate court may appoint an administrative assistant,
court coordinator, auditor, and other staff necessary for the
operation of the courts. The commissioners court, with the advice
and counsel of the judge, sets the salaries of the staff.
(d) The judge of a statutory probate court must:
(1) be a citizen of the United States;
(2) have resided in the county for at least two years
before election or appointment; and
(3) be licensed to practice law in this state and have
actively practiced law for at least four consecutive years before
election or appointment.
(e) Repealed by Acts 2001, 77th Leg., ch. 635, § 3(2),
eff. Sept. 1, 2001.
(f) The county clerk serves as clerk for a statutory probate
court in El Paso County.
Added by Acts 1991, 72nd Leg., ch. 512, § 2, eff. June 13, 1991.
Amended by Acts 2001, 77th Leg., ch. 426, § 4, eff. Sept. 1,
2001; Acts 2001, 77th Leg., ch. 635, § 3(2), eff. Sept. 1, 2001;
Acts 2005, 79th Leg., ch. 662, § 2, eff. Sept. 1, 2005.
Last modified: August 11, 2007