Texas Government Code - Section 26.022. Appointment For Particular Matters
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§ 26.022. APPOINTMENT FOR PARTICULAR MATTERS. (a) The
county judge for good cause may at any time appoint a visiting judge
with respect to any pending civil or criminal matter.
(b) The visiting judge may be appointed on motion of the
court or on motion of any counsel of record in the matter. Each
counsel of record is entitled to notice and hearing on the matter.
(c) To be appointed a visiting judge, a person must be
agreed on by the counsels of record, if the counsels are able to
(d) The motion for appointment and the order appointing the
visiting judge shall be noted on the docket. A written motion or
order may be filed among the papers of the case.
(e) The visiting judge has the powers of the county judge in
relation to the matter involved.
Acts 1985, 69th Leg., ch. 480, § 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1985. Amended
by Acts 1995, 74th Leg., ch. 782, § 7, eff. Sept. 1, 1995; Acts
1999, 76th Leg., ch. 1388, § 9, eff. Sept. 1, 1999.
Last modified: August 11, 2007