Texas Government Code - Section 25.1282. Johnson County Court At Law Provisions
Legal Research Home >
Texas Laws > Government Code > Texas Government Code - Section 25.1282. Johnson County Court At Law Provisions
Section: 25.1151 25.1152 25.1181 25.1182 25.1251 25.1252 25.1281 25.1282 25.1311 25.1312 25.1321 25.1322 25.1351 25.1352 25.1391
§ 25.1282. JOHNSON COUNTY COURT AT LAW PROVISIONS. (a)
In addition to the jurisdiction provided by Section 25.0003 and
other law, a county court at law in Johnson County has concurrent
jurisdiction with the district court in family law cases and
(b) A county court at law has the same terms as the County
Court of Johnson County.
(c) Repealed by Acts 1991, 72nd Leg., ch. 746, § 70, eff.
Oct. 1, 1991.
(d) The judge of a county court at law may not engage in the
private practice of law.
(e) The judge of a county court at law shall be paid an
annual salary that is equal to 90 percent of the annual salary paid
by the state to a district judge in the county. The salary shall be
paid in the same manner and from the same fund as the salary of the
(f) A special judge of a county court at law may be appointed
or elected in the manner provided by law for the appointment or
election of a special county judge. A special judge must have the
same qualifications as the regular judge and is entitled to the same
rate of compensation as the regular judge for each day served.
(g) The county attorney or district attorney serves as
prosecuting attorney for a county court at law.
(h) Practice in a county court at law in Johnson County is
that prescribed by law for county courts.
(i) The laws governing the drawing, selection, and service
of jurors for county courts apply to a county court at law.
Added by Acts 1987, 70th Leg., ch. 148, § 4.01, eff. Sept. 1,
1987. Amended by Acts 1989, 71st Leg., ch. 1076, § 1, eff. Aug.
28, 1989; Acts 1991, 72nd Leg., ch. 746, § 32, 70, eff. Oct. 1,
Last modified: August 11, 2007