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SUPREME COURT ISSUES NEW RULE, FORM, ON INABILITY TO PAY COSTS IN CIVIL CASES

May 27, 2016

The Supreme Court issued an order slightly modifying Rule 502 and promulgating a recommended form for people unable to pay court costs when filing civil suits. Public comment is accepted by the Supreme Court on the rule and form until August 1, 2016, with an effective date of September 1, 2016. Stay tuned for any changes to the rule or form in response to public comment. Click here for the order.


MAY 2016 TRAFFIC SAFETY INITIATIVE NEWSETTER

May 16, 2016

Click here for the May 2016 Traffic Safety Initiative Newsletter.


TEMPORARY AUTOMATED PHONE SYSTEM BEGINNING WEDNESDAY, MAY 11TH

May 10, 2016

The Training Center will be temporarily switching to an automated phone system beginning Wednesday, May 11th. Click Here for details


FREE JUDICIAL TRAINING!

April 15, 2016

Receive 4 hours of judicial education at the DWI Summit in Longview June 16th. This excellent program includes topics such as blood warrants, pre-trial issues and occupational licenses. The program is brought to you by the Texas Center for the Judiciary through a grant from the Texas Department of Transportation. To register Click Here


TJCTC and TMCEC release Texas Truancy Manual

March 30, 2016

TJCTC and the Texas Municipal Court Education Center worked together to create a Texas Truancy Manual with information on processing Truant Conduct cases and forms to utilize in those cases. That manual may be accessed here.


UPDATED OUT OF COUNTY ARREST CONTACTS AND INDIGENT DEFENDANT AFFIDAVITS

March 22, 2016

Click Here for the updated out of county arrest contacts and indigent defendant affidavits for every jurisdiction. Brought to you by the Texas Indigent Defense Commission.


TRAINING CENTER RELEASES NEW CIVIL & CRIMINAL FORMS

March 9, 2016

The legal department of the Training Center has created 109 new criminal and civil forms for your use. These forms are compatible with Word 2013. If you have an earlier version of Word, you may need to adjust the formatting after you save the form. We hope you will find these forms helpful in your practice. Click Here to view the new forms.


TCOLE IS COMING TO A TOWN NEAR YOU!

January 7, 2016

Every two years, the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement heads out into the field to meet with, and get input from, our licensees. Click here for further information.


THE TRAINING CENTER UPDATED ITS POLICY REGARDING LEGAL PHONE CALLS AND EMAILS.

January 4, 2016

Click Here for important information regarding Legal Telephone Calls and Emails


DSHS RELEASES GUIDE FOR ALTERNATIVES TO INPATIENT MENTAL HEALTH TREATMENT

November 12, 2015

Please click here to access the Department of State Health Services’ mental health publications, including the Guide for Alternatives to Inpatient Mental Health Treatment.

UPCOMING TRAINING EVENTS


JULY

26

Until July 29th

Civil Process Seminar View


AUG

2

2:00 - 4:00 PM

Advanced Civil Procedure Webinar View


AUG

4

Until August 5th

Impaired Driving Symposium View


AUG

9

Until August 11th

Mass Fatality and Inquest Workshop View





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ABOUT TJCTC

The Mission of the Texas Justice Court Training Center is to provide quality education opportunities for justices of the peace, constables and court personnel, insuring the credibility of, and confidence in, the justice courts enabling them to better serve the people of The State of Texas. View


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