Author Archives: Reuben Amaro

Change in Presentence Report Delivery for Austin Del Rio and Waco

Affecting Austin, Del Rio, and Waco This announcement is for all attorneys practicing criminal law in The Western District of Texas, specifically the Austin, Del Rio, and Waco Divisions. Beginning March 15, 2021, the U.S. Probation Office for the Western District of Texas will modify the method used to disclose Pre-Sentence Reports, Addendums, and Violation Reports. You will no longer receive a notification (NEF) from CM/ECF but will instead receive an email directly from the U.S. Probation Services Office for the Western District of Texas Continue reading →

Local Court Rules

On behalf of Chief Judge Orlando Garcia and the judges of the Western District of Texas, the Civil Rules contained in the LOCAL COURT RULES OF THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE WESTERN DISTRICT OF TEXAS, have been revised by a committee which was chaired by United States District Judge Philip Martinez and United States District Judge Lee Yeakel. Also participating were United States Magistrate Judge Elizabeth Chestney and members of the bar from each of the seven divisions of the district. The judges Continue reading →