Final eFiling Rules Adopted by High Courts
June 12, 2015
The Court of Criminal Appeals and Supreme Court of Texas have given final approval to the Statewide Rules Governing Electronic Filing in Criminal Cases, effective November 1, 2015. Hidalgo County is currently the only county offering permissive eFiling, but more counties across Texas are expected to being providing permissive criminal eFiling later this year.
Truancy Legislation Training Materials Released
July 14, 2015
House Bill 2398 (84th Legislature, R.S.), effective September 1, 2015, makes several significant changes in the way that schools and courts process truant conduct by students. In an effort to assist courts, clerks, schools, parents and children in understanding the changes in law, training materials are provided here.