Standing Orders

Please note: Some of these orders are specific to the division they were generated in. Please be sure that when you download an order, it applies to your case AND location (i.e., an order in the Waco Division will not apply to the Austin Division).

District Standing Orders (Click to View)
Amended Order Assigning the Business of the Court
Amended Plan for Random and Direct Assignment of Cases in Multi-Judge Divisions 052803
Claim for Reimbursement of Attorney Fees and Expenses
Conditions of Probation and Supervised Release 112816
Conditions of Supervision - Special Conditions - Franklin Compliant
General Order Regarding Electronic Filing of Transcripts 050808
Order Adopting Amended Plan for the Payment of Attorney Fees and Reimbursement Of Attorney Expenses in Civil Cases 072911
Order Amending Civil Local Court Rules CV-1 Through CV-88 and Appendices A, B, C, E and H 042512
Order Authorizing Jury Trials by Bankruptcy Judges 123094
Order In the Matter of the Designation of a Magistrate Judge for Service in Another District 092711
Order Re Pro Hac Vice Fees 010614
Order Re Waco Division Civil and Criminal Cases 091916
Privacy Policy and Public Access to Electronic Files 102904
Registry_Funds_Minor_Accounts_092316
Standing Order Regarding Deposit and Investment of Registry Funds 092316
Standing Order Regarding Potential Retroactive Application Of The Supreme Court's Decision in Sessions V. Dimaya 062218
Use of Cellular Telephones in Courthouses and Courtrooms 080103
Austin Division (Click to View)

General Standing Orders

Amended Order Re Cell Phones and Electronic Devices 050417
General Order Re Authorization for Electronic Filing in Civil Litigation 041502
Order Re Amended Plan for Random and Direct Assignment of Cases 102103
Order Re Supplement to JS44 Civil Cover Sheet - Civil Case Removals 082616
Order Re Withdrawal of Outdated Orders 082412
Order Regarding Rule 11 Guilty Plea Allocution 080294
Standing Appointment Order Re Potential Sentence Reductions for Cocaine Base Defendants Under 18 U.S.C. § 3582(c) 082311
Standing Appointment Order Regarding Potential Retroactive Application of the Supreme Courts Johnson v United States Decision 041416
Standing Order - Authority to Conduct Extradition Hearings 051294
Standing Order Re Filing Documents in the Austin Division 031907
Standing Order Re Issue and Service of Summons in In Forma Pauperis Cases 122203
Standing Order Re Letter Briefs and Proposed Orders 042695
Standing Order Re Sealing of Warrants 042216

U.S. District Judge Sparks

Court Docket Management
Court Facts Sheet
Proposed Scheduling Order

U.S. District Judge Yeakel

Court Docket Management
Proposed Scheduling Order

U.S. District Judge Pitman

Court Docket Management
Proposed Scheduling Order

Senior U.S. District Judge Nowlin

Court Docket Management
Proposed Scheduling Order
Standing Order Re Motions to Proceed on Appeal In Forma Pauperis 060995

U.S. Magistrate Judge Austin

Proposed Scheduling Order

U.S. Magistrate Judge Lane

Proposed Scheduling Order

Cases Filed by RIAA Recording Companies

RIAA Expedited Discovery Order 061305
RIAA Order Re Filing of Suits against Separate Defendants 111704
RIAA Scheduling Order
Del Rio Division (Click to View)

General Standing Orders

Standing Appointment Order Regarding Potential Retroactive Application of the Supreme Court's Johnson v. United States Decision 041316
Standing Order Clarifying Procedure for Review of Applications for Admission to Practice in the Del Rio Division 051111
Standing Order Revising the Policy for Admission of Attorneys 010411
El Paso Division (Click to View)

General Standing Orders

Fourth Amended Standing Order Regarding Certificates of Unavailability 061218
General Order Re Attorney Admissions and CLE requirements 013108
Incorporated Standing Order for the El Paso Division 051412
Order Adopting Amended CJA Plan 072213
Order Regarding Processing of Forfeiture Cases 040406
Order Regarding The Use of Portable Electronic Devices 032712
Standing Appointment Order Regarding Potential Application of the Supreme Courts Johnson v. United States Decision 041516
Standing Order - Notice of Related Case(s) 092903
Standing Order Regarding Dismissal of an Indictment or Information Upon Motion by the Government 010215
Standing Order Regarding Entries of Appearance and Substitutions of Counsel 070517
Standing Order Regarding Filing Deficiencies 070517
Standing Order Regarding Magistrate Judge Authorization Relating To Competency and Insanity Determinations 070517
Standing Order Regarding the Filing of Sealed Documents 111808
Standing Referral Order Re Prisoner and Immigration Detainee Civil Rights Cases 040416

U.S. District Judge Cardone

Court Facts Sheet
Standing Order - Chambers Copy 010912
Standing Order - Civil Cases 050112
Standing Order - Motions for Summary Judgement 050112
Standing Order on Pretrial Deadlines 121415
Standing Order on Sentencing in Criminal Cases 013105
Standing Order Regarding Civil Motion Content 050112

U.S. District Judge Martinez

Standing Order for All In Forma Pauperis Orders Granted by Gavel Order 100408
Standing Order of Recusal 012907
Standing Order on Filing of Documents in Excess of Twenty Pages 111706
Standing Order To Replead in Removed Cases 061112

U.S. District Judge Montalvo

Amended Standing Order Clarifying Time Limits for Filing Responses and Replies 040615
Interagency Agreement Re Adelante Alternative to Prosecution Program for Oversight of Post-Guilty Plea Diversion Participants 120514
Standing Order Concerning Appearances in Criminal Cases 060107
Standing Order Referring Social Security Cases 101703

U.S. District Judge Guaderrama

Standing Order Referring Social Security Cases 050312
Standing Order Regarding Bill of Costs 111315
Standing Order Regarding Motions for Summary Judgment 072215

Senior U.S. District Judge Briones

Court Facts Sheet
Order Referring Social Security Cases 080603

U.S. Magistrate Judge Berton

Standing Order Re: Filing of Briefs in Social Security Appeals
Midland-Odessa / Pecos Divisions (Click to View)

General Standing Orders

Acceptance of Responsibility in Sentencing
Order Regarding Court Docket Management For Pecos Division 041918
Order Regarding Standing Orders in the Midland-Odessa Pecos Divisions 061004
Order to Provide All Attorneys with Juror Questionnaires 051905
Order Withdrawing Standing Order To Provide All Attorneys With Juror Questionnaires 052918
Referral of Felony Guilty Pleas
Standing Discovery and Scheduling Order
Standing Order - Prisoner 1983 Cases 040816
Standing Order Adopting CJA Plan 050310
Standing Order on Certificate of Conference on Motions for Continuances in Criminal Cases 040816
Standing Order The Disclosure and Dissemination of Presentence Investigation Reports in Criminal Cases 011817

U.S. Magistrate Judge Fannin

San Antonio Division (Click to View)

General Standing Orders

Amended Order for Duty Judge 030801
In Re Potential Sentence Reductions for Cocaine Base Defendants Under 18 U.S.C. § 3582(c) 072011
Order Regarding Cell Phones and Electronic Devices 092010
Standing Order Regarding Reimbursement of Attorneys in the CJA Plan Mentoring Program 092909

Chief U.S. District Judge Garcia

Court Facts Sheet
Key for Proposed Scheduling Order
Proposed Scheduling Order

U.S. District Judge Biery

Court Facts Sheet

U.S. District Judge Rodriguez

Court Facts Sheet
Proposed Scheduling Order and Rule 26(f) Report 120115
Standing Order in Civil Cases Assigned to Judge Xavier Rodriguez 120115

Senior U.S. District Judge Ezra

Court Facts Sheet
Proposed Scheduling Order in Civil Case 040114

U.S. Magistrate Judge Bemporad

Court Facts Sheet
Waco Division (Click to View)

General Standing Orders

General Order Re Process Servers 121213
Order Re Cell Phones and Electronic Devices 051617
Order Re Fort Hood Misdemeanor Cases 053106
Possession of Firearms and Weapons Inside the Waco Federal Courthouse 100810
Standing Order and Criminal Justice Act Plan for Waco 121508

U.S. District Judge Pitman

Court Docket Management
Proposed Scheduling Order
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