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Legal publications may be downloaded below. To order a copy of a publication, please submit a Legal Publications Order Form​



Animal Control Handbook - 2016

Bail Bond Handbook - 2016

Financial Disclosure for County Officials in Texas - 2016  

Guide to Texas Laws for County Officials - 2016

Oath & Bond Requirements for County Officials - 2016

Open Meetings Act - 2016

Public Finance Handbook for Texas Counties - 2016

Public Information Act - 2016

Special & Dedicated Funds - 2016


Short Answers to Common Questions - 2016

  • Bingo, Raffles, Gaming Rooms and Other Gambling Issues Under Texas Law
  • Burn Ban, Regulation of Fireworks and Declaration of Local Disaster 
  • ​Campaign Signs On County Roads 
  • Cemeteries and Pauper Burial
  • Disclosure Requirement for County Officials
  • Keeping the County Scenic: Junkyards, visual Aesthetic Standards, Public Nuisance, Graffiti, Litter and Amateur Radio Antennas
  • Mass Gatherings
  • Salary Grievance Commitee
  • Sexually Oriented Businesses​
  • Stock Law
  • Vacancies
  • ​Web Posting Requirements for Counties 
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