Running List of Texas Supreme Court Emergency Orders affecting Texas Bar Books Practice Manuals
The Texas Supreme Court has issued a number of temporary emergency orders in response to the Coronavirus pandemic, some of which are relevant to Texas Bar Books practice manuals. Please review the following list to see which orders apply to your manual. A complete list of the emergency orders can be found on the court’s website.
Emergency Order 49 - Effective immediately, Expires 6/1/2022
The Supreme Court issued Emergency Order 49 that replaces the previous general emergency order (Emergency Order 45), regarding court proceedings, that was set to expire on April 1. The order may be accessed here.
Emergency Order 50 – Issued 4/20/2022
On November 3, 2021, the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs announced that it was closing the Texas Eviction Diversion Program to new applicants. Eviction relief and rental assistance may still be available to certain tenant-defendants in eviction proceedings. Emergency Order 50 provides for procedures that govern situations where such relief is available. The order may be accessed here.