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    County Court Assistants Training Conference

    • February 14, 2024 - February 16, 2024
    • 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
    • Embassy Suites by Hilton San Marcos Hotel, Conference Center & Spa
      1001 E. McCarty Ln.
      San Marcos, TX 78666
    • Contact Ashley Royer or Regan Williams at (800) 456-5974.
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    County Court Assistants Training Conference
    Overview of the statutory requirements of a guardianship hearing, the fiduciary responsibilities of a guardian, and how to assist litigants navigate the court system.
    This session will provide details on funding for mental health programs and other grant opportunities for your county.
    This session will dive into the ability of the Court to respond to families in need of immediate intervention to assist a loved one in crisis. It will include an overview of commitment hearings, the role of a court investigator, and a legislative update for mental health processes.
    A quick overview of the process to incorporate digital recording in the Court room.
    This session will review the types of cases that get appealed to County Court from lower courts, the processes to follow, and the timelines required.
    The Court Assistants Advisory Committee will answer questions that have been submitted by email that respond to issues in County Court.
    Court Assistants will break out into working groups by county budget size to determine the availability of resources to deal with mental health concerns.
    This session will provide an overview of the mechanism for citizens to inspect or copy government records, when you can withhold government records, the timeline for responding to request and tips on how to properly maintain records.
    This session will provide answers to frequently asked questions relating to the procedural rules of commissioners’ court. It will also provide best practices, tips and advice on policies that can assist the court in running an efficient and organized public meeting.
    This session will review the timelines necessary to pass your County Budget and the processes required under the law.
    Exploring how to "cool it down before we burn it out" with balance, proactivity, managing time and having something to look forward to. This session will discuss the ingredients in the prevention formula for the natural phenomenon of burnout.
    TAC Legislative team will provide the most recent update from the 88th Legislative session covering changes to mental health process for adults and juveniles, occupational driver’s licenses, and other issues affecting County Court.
    This session will provide an overview of several functions of the Office of the County Judge and where to find resources to assist in drafting resolutions, proclamations, memorandums of understanding, interlocal agreements, standing orders, court orders, and other functions of the office.