On June 24, 2021, Chief Judge Orlando L. Garcia entered an order adopting and enacting proposed amendments to the Local Court Civil Rules for the United States District Court, Western District of Texas. In accordance with Rule 83 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, these amendments were unanimously approved by the district judges of this Court after being posted for 30 days for review and comment by the bar. The Court was recently informed by the Office of the Circuit Executive for the Fifth Circuit that the Rules Committee, acting for and on behalf of the Judicial Council of the Fifth Circuit, completed its examination and review of the amendments and has approved the amendments. Also adopted by this Court, was an updated Administrative Policies and Procedures for Electronic Filing in Civil and Criminal Cases document.
A complete copy of the Local Court Rules can be found HERE.
A complete copy of the Administrative Policies and Procedures for Electronic Filing in Civil and Criminal Cases document can be found HERE.