IMPORTANT NOTICE REGARDING ZOOM PROCEEDINGS FOR THE 25TH JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT-JUDGE WILLIAM D. OLD III, PRESIDING PURSUANT TO THE 55TH EMERGENCY ORDERS FROM THE SUPREME COURT OF TEXAS ISSUED AUGUST 30, 2022 Pursuant to the Fifty-Fifth Emergency Order issued by the Supreme Court of Texas on August 30, 2022, the 25TH Judicial District Courts will resume in person only dockets effective immediately. CIVIL CASES: If your case was set prior to September 1, 2022 for a ZOOM hearing, then it will remain a ZOOM hearing. ALL OTHER HEARINGS WILL BE IN PERSON ONLY. Please note: Under the new order, the Supreme Court will allow a ZOOM hearing to be held ONLY if an exigent circumstance exists and is presented to the court in writing and upon no objection from the opposing party. CRIMINAL CASES: If your case was set prior to September 1, 2022 for a ZOOM hearing then it will remain a ZOOM hearing. ALL OTHER HEARINGS WILL BE IN PERSON ONLY. Defendants MUST appear in person unless they are in custody. Custody cases will continue to be held via ZOOM.