Texas Court Rules
October 27, 2014
Looking for Texas rules and standards for court proceedings? They are posted online at the Texas Judicial Branch website. The Rules of Civil Procedure [PDF] govern the proceedings in civil trials. And when a case is appealed, the Rules of Appellate Procedure [PDF] govern the appeals process.
For rules governing other aspects of Texas court proceedings, see the following documents:
- Rules of Evidence [PDF]
- Rules of Judicial Administration [PDF]
- Rules of Judicial Education [PDF]
- Disciplinary Rules of Professional Conduct [PDF]
There are also various standards available electronically, such as the Standards for Appellate Conduct [PDF] and the Ethical Guidelines for Mediators [PDF].
If you have questions about Texas court rules, you can always Ask a Librarian.