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Texas Counties Deliver
County Court at Law

Judge Chad Wes Dean
cdean@co.rusk.tx.us

Official Court Reporter
Jenny L. Hoyt, CSR, RPR

jhoyt@co.rusk.tx.us

Court Coordinator
Elizabeth Ware
cclaa@co.rusk.tx.us

115 N Main Street, Ste 201
Henderson, TX 75652
Ph:  (903) 657-0344
Fax: (903) 657-3378

JUDGE DEAN'S CRIMINAL TRIAL DOCKET (DEFENDANTS CLICK HERE)

JUDGE HALE'S ARRAIGNMENT DOCKET (DEFENDANTS CLICK HERE)

Short list Docket Call October 26,2021

Bench Trial Docket Call November 2,2021

Misdemeanor Arraignment /Jury Trial Docket Call Schedule for 2021

Warrant List Updated (10-15-21)

 

The Court is now encouraging In-Person or Telephonic Hearings 

 


Jury Selection dates at 8:30a.m.

    

October 29,2021 (4TH DISTRICT COURTROOM)

December 3, 2021 (4TH DISTRICT COURTROOM) 

  • If you are trying to set or reset a case, please follow these instructions:

    1. View the courts 2021 DAILY CALENDAR for available dates and times. (The calendar is updated daily, so there is no need to confirm with the court before submitting an Order Setting Hearing)

    2. Correspond with all counsel in the case of your request, and to the extent possible, have your requested date and time agreed upon by all parties.

    3. Once an agreement has been reached by all counsel, you will need to file an Order Setting Hearing with the court for the Judge to approve and sign. A signed copy of the Order must be provided to all counsel and parties needing notice of the hearing.

    4.  Please submit your marked exhibits by e-mail the day prior to the hearing.

    5. At this time, Wednesday Mornings from 9am-12pm are reserved for Telephonic hearings on Family matters only. Hearings usually not exceeding 30 minutes.

    ***Regarding Temporary Order Hearings set on the Wednesday following 7 days from "service of citation:"
    Counsel is responsible for notifying the Court Coordinator, by emailing CCL Coordinator. when "service of citation" is completed.

    Click here for the "Remote Hearing Packet" which includes the Remote Order Setting Hearing forms. 

     

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GUIDELINES FOR PROSE DIVORCE

CHILD FIRST PROGRAM
In all pending petitions / motions to modify the parties (including respondents) are required to successfully complete a seminar entitled "Child First", an application for which is attached herewith. Any other comparable course should be approved by the court.  Pro bono clients should apply with the seminar director for a fee waiver.  Parties are encouraged not to miss scheduled session.

Rusk County Court at Law STANDING ORDER regarding children, property and conduct of parties.

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  Please continue to check this section for Jury Trial Dates.

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