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Associate Family Judge

Stephen Baker

County Court One is a statutory county Court-at-Law with jurisdiction over Criminal Misdemeanor cases, Family and Juvenile matters, as well as Civil lawsuits. (View Misdemeanor case procedures, view family case procedures, view juvenile case procedures, or view civil lawsuit procedures.)

Temporary Procedures for Resuming Court Operations

This Temporary Standing Order is in response to the additional health and safety measures that are needed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

This Temporary Standing Order shall remain in effect beginning June 3, 2020 and shall remain in effect until further order of the Court.

View the Operating Procedures for County Court #1

Contact with the Court

"A Judge….shall not directly or indirectly initiate, permit, nor consider ex parte or other private communications concerning the merits of a pending or impending judicial proceeding. A Judge shall require compliance with this subsection by court personnel subject to his or her direction and control…"
Judicial Code of Conduct Cannon 3 Section A(5)

None of the information contained in or referred to by this website is intended to give legal advice or comment on pending or potentially pending litigation. This website was created as a public service. The County of Galveston and County Courts do not warrant the accuracy of the information contained herein nor are they responsible for any errors or omissions and assume no liability for it's use.

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