Texas 6th Administrative Judicial Region

The state is divided into 11 administrative judicial regions.

The office of the 6th Administrative Judicial Region (6th AJR) is located in Kerrville, Texas, and currently covers 24 counties.

Presiding Judge Stephen B. Ables was originally appointed by the Texas governor in 1995. The duties of the presiding judge include promulgating and implementing regional rules of administration, advising local judges on judicial management, recommending changes to the Supreme Court for the improvement of judicial administration and acting for local administrative judges in their absence. The presiding judges also have the authority to assign visiting judges to hold court when necessary to dispose of accumulated business in the region.

6th AJR, Kerrville
700 Main Street
Kerrville, Texas 78028
Phone: 830-792-2290
Fax: 830-792-2294 

Hours of Operation:
Mondays through Fridays, 8 a.m. to Noon and 1-5 p.m.

Stephen Ables

The Honorable Stephen B. Ables

Presiding Judge