500 E. San Antonio
Suite 101
El Paso, Texas 79901
Phone (915) 546-2143
Fax (915) 546-2019
mbanales@epcounty.com

Council of Judges Administration

  • El Paso County Local Rules - Index
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  • Part One: General Rules:
  • Rule 1.01: Title, Scope, Authority and Application of Local Rules
  • Rule 1.02: Parties proceeding process
  • Rule 1.03: Private service of process
  • Rule 1.04: Court security
  • Rule 1.05: Emergency and special sessions; temporary orders
  • Part Two: Local Administration and Local Administrative Judge:
  • Rule 2.01: Local courts Administration
  • Rule 2.02 Election of the local administrative judge
  • Rule 2.03: Powers and duties of local administrative judge
  • Rule 2.04: Information of local administrative judge
  • Part Three: Civil Cases:
  • Rule 3.01: Filing and assignment of cases
  • Rule 3.02: Transfer of cases; docket exchange; bench exchange
  • Rule 3.03: Request for hearings, non-jury trial settings, and other non-jury appearances
  • Rule 3.04: Presentation of orders
  • Rule 3.05: Request for setting - jury
  • Rule 3.06: Assignment of cases for trial
  • Rule 3.07: Conflicting setting and assignments of counsel
  • Rule 3.08: Resetting cases
  • Rule 3.09: Dismissal docket; involuntary dismissal
  • Rule 3.10: Suspense docket - dismissals, bankruptcy, suggestion of death, abatement
  • Rule 3.11: Hearings on pre-trail motions, exceptions, and pleas, pre-trial procedures (civil cases)
  • Rule 3.12: Noncompliance with conference procedures
  • Rule 3.13: Severance and consolidation
  • Rule 3.13a Summary judgment motion and proceedings
  • Rule 3.14: Continuances
  • Rule 3.15: Complex case designation
  • Rule 3.16: Alternative dispute resolution
  • Rule 3.17: Trial witnesses and exhibits
  • Rule 3.18: Settlements
  • Rule 3.19: Withdrawal and copying of documents
  • Rule 3.20: Other local rules
  • Part Four: Family Law Cases:
  • Rule 4.01: Filing of family law cases
  • Rule 4.02: Ancillary proceedings, temporary orders, and emergency matters
  • Rule 4.03: Uncontested matters
  • Rule 4.04: Financial information statements; inventory and appraisement; and pre-trial procedure
  • Rule 4.05: Jury demand and withdrawal of jury demand
  • Rule 4.06: Objection to referral
  • Rule 4.07: Withdrawal of objection
  • Rule 4.08: Cancellation of court setting
  • Rule 4.09: Request for setting
  • Rule 4.10: Confirmation of lengthy hearings
  • Rule 4.11: Proposed orders or decrees
  • Rule 4.12: Jane doe
  • Rule 4.13 65th District Court rules for child protection cases
  • Part Five: Criminal Cases:
  • Rule 5.01: Filings; return of indictments; assignment of cases after indictment
  • Rule 5.02: Appointment of counsel
  • Rule 5.03: Withdrawal or substitution of counsel
  • Rule 5.04: Continuance, resetting, postponements
  • Rule 5.05: Pre-trial hearings - criminal cases
  • Rule 5.06: Interpreters - criminal cases
  • Part Six: Jury Management:
  • Rule 6.01: Empanelling juries
  • Part Seven: Judicial Vacation: Judicial Education:
  • Rule 7.01: Judicial vacation
  • Rule 7.02: Masters, associate judges, jail magistrates, and referees
  • Part Eight: Non-Judicial Personnel:
  • Rule 8.01: Non-judicial personnel
  • Rule 8.02: Conduct of non-judicial personnel
  • Part Nine: Attorneys:
  • Rule 9.01: Conduct and decorum in the courtroom
  • Rule 9.02: Attorney vacations
  • Rule 9.03: Cjis database, clerks, attorneys responsibility
  • Part Ten: Miscellaneous Local Rules:
  • Rule 10.01 Local practices not published in these rules
  • Part Eleven: Electronic Age:
  • Rule 11.01: Designation of cases to be electronically filed
  • Rule 11.02: Assignment by the vendor of personal identification numbers
  • Rule 11.03: Electtonic filing of pleadings and other documents
  • Rule 11.04: Conventional filing of documents
  • Rule 11.05: Service of conventional filing
  • Rule 11.06: Utilization of pin
  • Rule 11.07: Representations by using a typographical signature
  • Rule 11.08: Effect of electronic service
  • Rule 11.09: Electronic filing of affidavits and other sworn documents
  • Rule 11.10: Format of electronically filed documents
  • Rule 11.11: Time for filing and effect of use of efile
  • Rule 11.12 Electronic filing and service of court orders and other papers
  • Rule 11.13 Title of pleadings and other documents
  • Rule 11.14 Public access to electronically filed documents
  • Rule 11.15* Waiver of rule
  • Rule 11.16* Voluntary electronic filing
  • *rule 11.15 & 11.16 Amended september 24, 1998.
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  • 1. Rule 18c(a) of the Texas Rules of Civil Procedure:
  •  Guidelines for the broadcasting, televising, photographing and recording of court proceedings in the District and County of El Paso adopted February 24, 1993
  • 2. Standard Bond Settings for the El Paso County, Texas adopted January 30, 1992
  • 3. Death Penalty Fee Schedule
  • 4. Non-Death Penalty Fee Schedule
  • 5. Child Welfare Fee Schedule
  • 6. Jury Request Form 132 kb
  • 7. El Paso County Certificate of Readiness form 44.8 kb
  • 8. Attorney Vacation Certificate form