New guides for representing yourself at SOAH are available.
SOAH has amended its Rules of Procedure, 1 TAC, Chapter 159, to be effective January 1, 2017. The adopted amendments and responses to comments are published at 41 Texas Register 9459 (December 2, 2016) and may be accessed at the following link: http://www.sos.state.tx.us/texreg/pdf/backview/1202/1202adop.pdf
SOAH has amended its Rules of Procedure, 1 TAC, Chapter 155, to be effective January 1, 2017. The adopted amendments and responses to comments are published at 41 Texas Register 8593 (October 28, 2016) and may be accessed at the following link: http://www.sos.state.tx.us/texreg/pdf/backview/1028/1028adop.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.