About the Office
The county judge presides over a five-member commissioners court which has budgetary and administrative authority over county government operations. The judge serves as member of county election board to perform a variety of responsibilities associated with holding of elections. As budget officer the judge maintains the county's expenditures.
The county judge has judicial responsibility for certain criminal, civil and probate matters. The judge has appellate jurisdiction over matters arising from the justice courts.
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