Texas Government Code

Sec. § 75.012
Presiding Civil Judge of Bexar County


The district judges of Bexar County, not later than January 1 and July 1 of each year, or at any other time as determined by a majority of the district judges, shall elect one of the district judges as the presiding civil judge to serve at the will of the judges.


The presiding civil judge, as necessary, shall adjust the business and dockets of the courts and transfer or cause to be transferred causes from any of the courts to any other of the courts to equalize the business of the courts so that each judge has cases or proceedings to try or consider.


The presiding civil judge shall ensure that the trial of a case will not be delayed because of the disqualification of the judge in whose court it is pending.


When a case is transferred, proper orders shall be entered on the minutes of the court as evidence of the transfer.
Acts 1985, 69th Leg., ch. 480, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1985.

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