Four judges want county commissioners to create a new district court to help deal with family cases burdening county courts at law and avert a looming crisis, but commissioners are cool to the idea.

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Frank Mistretta

What Galveston county needs is a new judge in a 306th District Court. Judge Darring regularly sides with violent offenders and drug users in family cases involving child custody. How many of these cases end up back in court clogging up the docket.

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