Rules and Resources

The Texas Judicial Academy is pleased to provide some useful resources to help guide county judiciary officials through a variety of day-to-day decisions. Feel free to contact us with suggestions for adding other helpful resources that you have discovered to enhance this list for others.

General Rules and Resources

Enter the Bench Book

Guidelines for Organizations Producing Judicial Education Events Not Sponsored by the County Judges Education


Below is the list of judicial forms available on our website. This is not intended to be a complete list of forms. For additional forms please contact us.

Forms for Appointing a Temporary Justice of the Peace

Forms for Outside Hours for Judicial Credit

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