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Eighth Court of Appeals Grants Mandamus for Attorney Subjected to Bench Warrant

Posted in Announcements, Court Decisions

The Eighth Court of Appeals conditionally granted mandamus to an attorney subjected to a bench warrant for failing to appear at a show-cause hearing. Relator Mario Alonzo Cisneros was trial counsel in an underlying matter in El Paso, Texas. In lieu of the parties agreeing upon a docket control order, the trial court sent notice… Continue Reading