New guides for representing yourself at SOAH are available.
SOAH has proposed amendments to its ALR Rules of Procedure, 1 TAC Chapter 159. The proposed amendments and instructions for filing comments are published in the Texas Register at 41 TexReg 4367 (June 17, 2016) and may be accessed at the following link: http://www.sos.state.tx.us/texreg/pdf/backview/0617/0617prop.pdf
SOAH has proposed amendments to its Rules of Procedure, 1 TAC Chapter 155. The proposed amendments and instructions for filing comments are published in the Texas Register, 41 TexReg 3365 (May 13, 2016) and may be accessed at the following link: http://www.sos.state.tx.us/texreg/pdf/backview/0513/0513prop.pdf.
Please click the “Electronic Case Files” link at the upper right corner of this page to access SOAH’s electronic case information system. Please use the following fax numbers for all general docket cases:
512-322-2061 - Austin
512-322-0470 - Corpus Christi
512-322-0471 - Dallas
512-322-0472 - El Paso
512-322-0473 - Fort Worth
512-322-0474 - Houston
512-322-0475 - Lubbock
512-322-0476 - San Antonio
These numbers should be used for all fax communications relating to any case other than the Department of Public Safety’s Administrative License Revocation (ALR) program. The fax numbers remain unchanged for ALR filings.
Documents containing confidential information or personal identifiers such as social security numbers or drivers’ license numbers should not be filed by fax in general docket cases. See SOAH Procedural Rules 155.101(b) and 155.413.
Click here for SOAH's procedural rules.
The mission of the State Office of Administrative Hearings is to serve as an independent, neutral forum for the State of Texas by providing a fair and efficient hearings process and the opportunity for alternative dispute resolution proceedings, in accordance with Chapter 2003 of the Texas Government Code.