Forms and Files

Files organized by category that may be useful to either practicing attorneys or, in some instances, to the public. Scroll down and click the description to open a file.

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 Charge - civil
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Partition of land  14k v. 2 Jun 10, 2010, 9:26 AM Judge Jones
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Opening language in civil charge  38k v. 2 Jun 10, 2010, 9:25 AM Judge Jones
 Charges - general
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Allen charge  16k v. 2 Jun 10, 2010, 9:22 AM Judge Jones
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Juror note-taking: Charge language.  28k v. 2 Jun 10, 2010, 9:22 AM Judge Jones
 Civil
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DWOP - Court's fiat and notice of intent to dismiss.  31k v. 2 Jun 8, 2010, 8:58 AM Judge Jones
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DWOP - Order on fiat dismissing case (WP format)  8k v. 2 Jun 8, 2010, 8:59 AM Judge Jones
 General info
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fFiling rules  53k v. 2 Jun 10, 2010, 9:17 AM Judge Jones
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Judge Jones' bio  27k v. 2 Jun 10, 2010, 9:17 AM Judge Jones
 LOCAL RULES - old but still effective
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Rules of Decorum (WP format)  4k v. 2 Jun 10, 2010, 8:08 AM Judge Jones
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Criminal rules  12k v. 2 Jun 10, 2010, 8:08 AM Judge Jones
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Family law rules  12k v. 2 Jun 10, 2010, 8:08 AM Judge Jones
 Reporting court closures in emergency
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Print version of additional page for closure report  34k v. 2 Nov 16, 2010, 9:07 AM Judge Jones
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Fillable PDF file to report closure electronically  344k v. 2 Nov 16, 2010, 9:07 AM Judge Jones
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Print version of closure report  42k v. 2 Nov 16, 2010, 9:07 AM Judge Jones
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Example of closure report  43k v. 2 Nov 16, 2010, 9:07 AM Judge Jones
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Memo: Reporting of Court Closures in Times of Emergency  465k v. 2 Nov 16, 2010, 9:02 AM Judge Jones
 Standing Orders
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Standing Order for "virtual" division of primary docket control responsibility by county, between the districts.  48k v. 2 Jun 8, 2010, 8:48 AM Judge Jones
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Admin Order transferring family cases to Burnet County CCL and retaining CPS and juvenile cases in District Court.  42k v. 2 Jun 8, 2010, 8:50 AM Judge Jones
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A copy of the formal definitions for this project.  121k v. 3 Jun 8, 2010, 8:41 AM Judge Jones
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Standing Order on criminal case docket control  471k v. 2 Jun 8, 2010, 8:41 AM Judge Jones
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Standing Order establishing automatic basic temporary mutual restraints in divorce/SAPCR cases.  204k v. 2 Jun 8, 2010, 8:43 AM Judge Jones
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Standing Order requiring a parent communication seminar for parents in divorce or modification proceedings.  217k v. 2 Jun 8, 2010, 8:44 AM Judge Jones
 Trial aids
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Juror note-taking: Court's instructions to jury prior to opening statements.  20k v. 2 Jun 10, 2010, 9:23 AM Judge Jones
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Court fiat on pretrial publicity - used on case-by-case basis.  41k v. 2 Jun 8, 2010, 9:02 AM Judge Jones
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Juror note-taking -- instruction.  30k v. 2 Jun 8, 2010, 9:02 AM Judge Jones
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Juror questions: Notice to counsel of court's intent to allow jurors to propose questions to witness.  19k v. 2 Jun 10, 2010, 9:23 AM Judge Jones
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Witness instructions -- counsel are to ensure that every witness has read these instructions PRIOR to taking the stand.  15k v. 2 Jun 10, 2010, 9:23 AM Judge Jones
 Trial aids - civil
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Juror submission of questions -- instruction.  242k v. 2 Jun 10, 2010, 8:25 AM Judge Jones
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Motion in Limine (civil)- standard provisions.  39k v. 2 Jun 8, 2010, 9:04 AM Judge Jones
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Notice of setting - required specific language for notices issued by counsel.  7k v. 2 Jun 8, 2010, 9:06 AM Judge Jones
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Notice of setting (WP format)  10k v. 2 Jun 8, 2010, 9:07 AM Judge Jones
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Setting by submission - Order setting. To be issued by counsel.  21k v. 2 Jun 8, 2010, 9:09 AM Judge Jones
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Trial management order -- prototype file (WP format)  92k v. 2 Jun 8, 2010, 9:10 AM Judge Jones
 Trial aids - criminal
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Criminal dockets setting methods. Includes Order, memos, flowchart, sample documents.  297k v. 2 Jun 10, 2010, 8:24 AM Judge Jones
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Graphic flowchart of criminal case processing. See Order under Standing Orders category.  66k v. 3 Jun 10, 2010, 8:24 AM Judge Jones
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Bond conditions: additional conditions for child sexual assault charges.  7k v. 2 Jun 10, 2010, 8:24 AM Judge Jones
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Appeal - trial court's certification of right of appeal (or not). Required in every criminal case disposition.  19k v. 2 Jun 10, 2010, 8:24 AM Judge Jones
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Pleas: CCP Art. 62 sex offender registration admonishment.  48k v. 2 Jun 10, 2010, 8:24 AM Judge Jones
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Dockets: criminal joint pretrial announcement. Used occasionally.  25k v. 2 Jun 10, 2010, 8:24 AM Judge Jones
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Pleas: criminal plea packet.  45k v. 2 Jun 10, 2010, 8:24 AM Judge Jones
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Criminal (temporary) transfer of venue - use for intra-county temporary transfer for purposes of motion or plea in another county of the district.  34k v. 2 Jun 10, 2010, 8:32 AM Judge Jones
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Extradition - Agreement to waive  23k v. 2 Jun 10, 2010, 8:32 AM Judge Jones
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Extradition - Order confirming prior waiver.  32k v. 2 Jun 10, 2010, 8:32 AM Judge Jones
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Pleas: in absentia  37k v. 2 Jun 10, 2010, 8:32 AM Judge Jones
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Pleas: in absentia  8k v. 2 Jun 10, 2010, 8:32 AM Judge Jones
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Arraignment - waiver  10k v. 2 Jun 10, 2010, 8:32 AM Judge Jones
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Jury - waiver of right to trial by  9k v. 2 Jun 10, 2010, 8:32 AM Judge Jones
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Pretrial - waiver of  9k v. 2 Jun 10, 2010, 8:32 AM Judge Jones
 Trial aids - family
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Child Bill of Rights - required as a part of all SAPCRs.  27k v. 2 Jun 10, 2010, 9:14 AM Judge Jones
 Trial aids - Juvenile
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Best practices memo including graphic flow chart as promulgated in 2009 by the Juvenile Boards of the several counties of the districts. Good, but mandatory guidance for all involved in the juvenile justice system.  1049k v. 3 Jan 11, 2011, 12:45 PM Judge Jones
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Order placing juvenile with relative or other suitable person.  25k v. 2 Jun 10, 2010, 9:22 AM Judge Jones
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