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2012-05-17

Basinger certified at JP seminar

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Judge Bobbie Jo Basinger recently attended a 24-hour Justice of the Peace Seminar held last month in San Antonio.

She received certification for her participation. Basinger serves as Precinct 2 Justice of the Peace.

The Texas Justice Court Training Center, a division of Texas State University-San Marcos with offices in Austin, sponsored the seminar. It is held for elected Justices of the Peace, allowing them to fulfill their Continuing Judicial Education Requirements as set forth in Article 27.005 of the Texas Government Code.

Topics addressed included judicial ethics, tenants' remedies, criminal and civil procedure, social media, evictions, legal analysis, enforcement in juvenile case, default judgments, pretrial motions, commercial motor vehicle offenses, inquests, Rule 12, technology fund, contract law, administrative hearings, evidence, traffic law credit cards, personal injury and property damage, magistration and bond conditions and traffic safety.