Private Admonition of a District Judge (10/24/16)
The judge failed to comply with the law and failed to maintain profession competence in the law by failing to inform an unrepresented child custody litigant facing incarceration for contempt of court about the litigant's right to be represented by counsel and by failing to make an inquiry about the litigant's financial ability to afford an attorney. [Violation of Canons 2A and 3B(2) of the Texas Code of Judicial Conduct.] Private Admonition of a District Court Judge. 10/24/16.