State Bar of Texas -information about attorneys, courts, and the legal system.
State Bar of Texas Client Assistance & Grievance Website – Where to go for help in filing a complaint against an attorney.
Task Force On Indigent Defense Public Access Website – Indigent defense information.
Craig Ball’s Sampler of Informal Discovery Links – Ways to find information on people.
Texas Attorney General Open Records Division – Public Information Act Information.
Texas Commission on Law Enforcement – Information about peace officer training.
Criminal Law Resources
Jail Time Calculator – This little widget will calculate jail-time credits. The calculator does include all of the days served, both first and last. It also accounts for leap years and so forth, as well. Note: you can access the page from your cell phone if you need a way to calculate credits while in court.
Search ISP List – This site contains the addresses and point of contact information for most cell phone carriers, internet service providers, social media websites, and other similiar companies. You can use this information for subpoenas, court orders, and other legal documents.
SEARCH – Self-described as “the online resource for justice and public safety decision makers”, it contains contact information for ISP and cell phone providers, among others.
Federal Collateral Consequences Upon Conviction of a Felony – US DOJ Publication.
2006 Statistical Report – Published by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.
Trial Court Judicial Data Management System – See how your county stacks up.
Standardized Felony Judgment Forms – From the Office of Court Administration.
Court Costs and Fees Handbook for County Clerks & District Clerks – Want to know why those court costs are so much?
Judicial Service Handbook – Judge Rules… from the Office of Court Administration.
5th Annual Indigent Defense Workshop – Presentations and Handouts.
Jail Time Calculator – Calculate Jail Time Credits.
Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles – This is the website to download the form for a Pardon from the Governor of Texas. The form you will need to complete is called “FP 20App.pdf”. It is found under Forms, Clemency, Full Pardon, and then click on “Full Pardon Checklist/Application.” Or you can just click here.
Bell County Jail List – List of those in custody in the Bell County Jail.
Coryell County Jail List – List of those in custody in the Coryell County Jail.
Williamson County Jail List – List of those in custody in the Williamson County Jail.
TDCJ-ID Offender Information Search – Locate Texas prison inmates.
Federal Bureau of Prisons Inmate Locator – Locate Federal prison inmates.
VINELink – Be automatically notified when a Texas inmate is released.