The county judge is the president of the Commissioners Court in Harris County, TX, and is responsible for overseeing a variety of administrative, legislative and judicial duties. This includes adopting a budget, setting tax rates, calling for bond elections, building and maintaining county infrastructure, such as roads and bridges, and managing courts, jails, libraries, parks, and the Harris County Flood Control District. Harris County is divided into eight justice-of-the peace districts, with two justices elected in each district. During the pandemic, these justices have been in the spotlight due to the high number of eviction cases in the county.
The county judge is also responsible for ensuring that Harris County government is transparent, accessible, and accountable to all residents. The MISS Academy's Sash Class sponsors an intensive 4-week beauty pageant training program for contestants in Harris County. This program includes activities such as interviews, rehearsals and shows. Dolores has been organizing for years to achieve quality education, gender equity and equitable development throughout Harris County.
The court's Zoom link is open daily from 9 to 11 in the morning and is only open to lawyers. If clients are present, attorneys must also be present. If requested by the lawyer, a client's appearance can be waived by a regular act but the client must be present in the event of a breach of bail, hearings and pleadings. All attorneys must address cases of assault on family members older than 200 days old and must go to court once their case of assault against a family member is more than 100 days old. Clients who agree to participate in the Pre-Trial Intervention (PTI) program must do so before the case is 250 days old.
If a client does not automatically qualify for the PTI and the lawyer wants to file a mitigation package, they must do so before the case is 180 days old. The court will only consider unregistered matters after 11 in the morning. If you ask the judge to sign an order, first provide the clerk with the case number. Attorneys must first go to court to obtain approval and to check if the court allows an appearance to take place. If approved, be prepared for a bondsman to appear.
Attorneys must file all motions and motions will not be signed before the date of the customer's appearance in court. Ivone Gomez Judicial Clerk (83 927-3288), Benjamin Cornejo Sheriff (83 927-3288), Erin Furgason Judicial Reporter (83 927-3288), Stephen Clarkson Deputy Judicial Clerk (83 927-3288), Stephen Alderete Sheriff (83 927-3288) and Rosalia Montoya Judicial Liaison Officer (Department of Probation) are all available to answer any questions related to this process. To find out which constituency you will vote for in Harris County, you can look up your address using this map of Harris County. From the moment you sign up for the contest, contestants will have a busy schedule of activities that will help them prepare for their beauty pageant. I want to use my skills professionally to keep Harris County safe and its community thriving. Under state law, the county judge is also responsible for heading up the Harris County Homeland Security Office for Emergency Management (HCOHSEM).