Texas

Effective Date: N/A
State:
Texas
Court Type: Appellate
Implementing Authority: N/A
Status: N/A
Time Standards: Texas has not formally adopted any case processing time standards for the appellate court system.
  Texas Supreme Court Administrative Rule 6: Time Standards for the Dispositions of Cases

Effective Date: 1984; readopted 1987
State:
Texas
Court Type: Trial
Case Type: Civil
Implementing Authority: Supreme Court Order
Status: Voluntary
Time Standards: Jury Cases:
(appearance date to conclusion)
100% within 18 months

Non-Jury Cases:
(appearance date to conclusion)
100% within12 months
 

Effective Date: 1984; readopted 1987
State:
Texas
Court Type: Trial
Case Type: Domestic
Implementing Authority: Supreme Court Order
Status: Voluntary
Time Standards: Contested:
(appearance date to conclusion)
100% within 6 months

Uncontested:
(appearance date to conclusion)
100% within 3 months
 

Effective Date: 1984; readopted 1987
State:
Texas
Court Type: Trial
Case Type: Juvenile
Implementing Authority: Supreme Court Order
Status: Voluntary
Time Standards: Detention Hearing:
(admission to hearing)
100% within 24 hours

Adjudicatory or Transfer Hearing:

Juvenile in a detention facility:
(admission to facility to hearing)
100% within 10 days

Juvenile not in a detention facility:
(filing to hearing)
100% within 30 days
 

Monitoring Information: Texas has not implemented any monitoring systems to measure compliance with the case processing time standards.
Notes: None.