Hon. Carter Schildknecht

08/22/2017
 106th Judicial District Court, Dawson County, Texas
 CJC No. 17-0423-DI

Public Reprimand

Private Order of Additional Education of a District Court Judge (8/21/17)

08/21/2017
 
 

The judge failed to treat a witness with the dignity and courtesy expected of a judicial officer by using the power of contempt to pressure the witness into providing specific testimony. [Violatio...

Private Admonition of a District Court Judge (8/8/17)

08/08/2017
 
 

The judge failed to afford the State an opportunity to be heard when he failed to conduct an oral hearing before granting the co-defendants’ motions for community supervision as required by the Tex...

Private Warning and Order of Addiotinal Education of a Justice of the Peace (8/8/17)

08/08/2017
 
 

The judge exhibited bias and prejudice in the performance of her judicial duties against the alleged victim of an assault involving family violence when she: (1) stated that she was going to give t...

Private Admonition and Order of Additional education of a Justice of Peace (8/8/17)

08/08/2017
 
 

The judge failed to follow the law and maintain professional competence in the law when he failed to timely forward an eviction defendant’s appeal to the county court. [Violation of Canon 3B(2) of...

Private Warning of a County Judge (8/8/17)

08/08/2017
 
 

The judge improperly used and exploited his judicial position and engaged in improper financial and business dealings when, after admitting a will to probate and approving the appointment of the ex...

Private Warning and Order of Additional Education of a Justice of the Peace (8/8/17)

08/08/2017
 
 

The judge failed to comply with the law; failed to maintain professional competence in the law; and engaged in improper ex parte communications when he: (1) failed to follow the procedures set fort...

Private Warning and Order of Additional Education of a County Judge (8/8/17)

08/08/2017
 
 

The judge failed to comply with the law; failed to maintain professional competence in the law; and engaged in improper ex parte communications when he: (1) denied a defendant facing potential jail...