For further information please contact:
Todd Joseph Tuzzolino
Chief Deputy Court Administrator
In order to provide compensation of expert witnesses in criminal, juvenile delinquency, family law and juvenile dependency cases where such experts are paid with State funds through the Office of the State Courts Administrator and in order to establish uniformity throughout the Fifth Circuit regarding such compensation all due process costs shall be compensated as outlined in Attachment “A” of Administrative Order Number A-2008-41-A.
The experts listed herein are the only approved providers for competency examinations and shall be appointed by the Court to perform such services as necessary. The only approved order of appointment is located at A2014-28– Administrative Order Establishing Uniform Orders for Mental Evaluations.