CES Evaluation

CES evaluation

Charlie explains the CES evaluation by Travis County.


Q: What is the Travis County CES evaluation?

A: The Travis County CES evaluation determines the appropriate counseling for you, whether it's a bond condition, probation, or pre-trial diversion.

Q: What is the first step in the evaluation process?

A: Call 512-854-9540. They will email you DocuSign documents, including a questionnaire about demographics and possibly an additional online questionnaire about your life.

Q: How do I complete the evaluation virtually?

A: Complete the DocuSign documents, then they will call you with a Teams link for a virtual session with a counselor. Sessions are available at 8:00 AM, 10:30 AM, or 1:00 PM on Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, or Friday on a first-come, first-served basis.

Q: What if I prefer an in-person evaluation?

A: You can go in person on Tuesday to 5501 Airport Boulevard. Arrive before 8:00 AM, ideally by 7:45 AM, as it is first-come, first-served, and there may be a line.

Q: Can I do part of the process virtually and part in person?

A: Yes, you can complete the DocuSign and questionnaires virtually, then meet with a counselor in person on a Tuesday.

Q: Why is the CES evaluation important?

A: Completing the CES evaluation is crucial as it helps move your legal case forward, so it's recommended to undertake it as soon as your attorney advises.