Attorney Application Information

Hidalgo County Local Rules to Implement the Texas Fair Defense Act

On February 9th, 2015 The Hidalgo County Board of Judges approved new rules and amendments to the Local Rules on Indigent Defense. The approved Local Rules can be downloaded below.

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Attorney Application for Court Appointments

Attorneys interested in participating in the Hidalgo County Indigent Defense Program for court appointments can submit an application between March 1st - 15th, June 1st - 15th, September 1st - 15th, and December 1st - 15th with all required supporting documents.

***Please refer to Local Rules when filling out application***

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Download application (upgrades for attorneys already on wheel)