Tex. Gov't Code Section 74.252
Rules to Guide Determination of Whether Case Requires Additional Resources


(a)

The supreme court shall adopt rules under which courts, presiding judges of the administrative judicial regions, and the judicial committee for additional resources may determine whether a case requires additional resources to ensure efficient judicial management of the case.

(b)

In developing the rules, the supreme court shall include considerations regarding whether a case involves or is likely to involve:

(1)

a large number of parties who are separately represented by counsel;

(2)

coordination with related actions pending in one or more courts in other counties of this state or in one or more United States district courts;

(3)

numerous pretrial motions that present difficult or novel legal issues that will be time-consuming to resolve;

(4)

a large number of witnesses or substantial documentary evidence;

(5)

substantial postjudgment supervision;

(6)

a trial that will last more than four weeks; and

(7)

a substantial additional burden on the trial court’s docket and the resources available to the trial court to hear the case.
Added by Acts 2011, 82nd Leg., 1st C.S., Ch. 3 (H.B. 79), Sec. 7.04, eff. January 1, 2012.

Source: Section 74.252 — Rules to Guide Determination of Whether Case Requires Additional Resources, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/GV/htm/GV.­74.­htm#74.­252 (accessed Feb. 24, 2024).

74.001
Meetings
74.003
Assignment of Justices and Judges for Appellate Courts
74.004
Supervision of Office of Court Administration
74.005
Appointment of Presiding Judges of Administrative Judicial Regions
74.006
Supreme Court Duties
74.007
Committees
74.021
Supervisory and Administrative Control
74.022
Changes in Number of Courts
74.023
Director of Office of Court Administration
74.024
Rules
74.025
Education Programs
74.041
Definitions
74.042
Administrative Regions
74.043
Facilities
74.044
Term of Presiding Judge
74.045
Qualifications of Presiding Judge
74.046
Duties of Presiding Judge
74.047
Authority of Presiding Judge
74.048
Council of Judges
74.049
Performance of Duties by Chief Justice
74.050
Support Staff
74.051
Compensation
74.052
Assignment of Judges
74.053
Objection to Judge Assigned to a Trial Court
74.054
Judges Subject to Assignment
74.055
List of Retired and Former Judges Subject to Assignment
74.056
Assignment by Presiding Judge
74.057
Assignment by Chief Justice
74.058
Duty to Serve When Assigned
74.059
Powers and Duties
74.060
Limitation on Assignment
74.061
Compensation While Assigned
74.062
Expenses at Meetings
74.091
Local Administrative District Judge
74.092
Duties of Local Administrative Judge
74.093
Rules of Administration
74.094
Hearing Cases
74.096
Terms of Court
74.097
Local Administrative District Judge for Blanco, Burnet, Llano, and San Saba Counties
74.101
Court Coordinators
74.102
Duties
74.103
Staff
74.104
Compensation
74.105
Other Law
74.106
Continuing Education
74.121
Transfer of Cases
74.141
Defense of Judges
74.161
Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation
74.162
Transfer of Cases by Panel
74.163
Operation
74.164
Authority to Preside
74.201
Staff
74.251
Applicability of Subchapter
74.252
Rules to Guide Determination of Whether Case Requires Additional Resources
74.253
Judicial Determination
74.254
Judicial Committee for Additional Resources
74.255
Cost of Additional Resources
74.256
No Stay or Continuance Pending Determination
74.257
Appellate Review
74.0551
Certification of Willingness Not to Appear and Plead as an Attorney
74.0911
Local Administrative Statutory County Court Judge
74.0971
Local Administrative District Judge for Coryell County
74.1625
Prohibited Transfer of Cases

Accessed:
Feb. 24, 2024

§ 74.252’s source at texas​.gov