Justices of the Peace

JP offices are open as usual, but following the amended JP Orders:
Order 3
Order 4

Civil Court Cases Forms

Street Guide
Note:  In eviction cases, the petition must be filed in the JP Precinct where the dwelling is located.  See Street Guide for proper filing.
Rules
The rules (PDF) relating to practice before Justice Courts are found at Part V of the Texas Rules of Civil Procedure.

Basic Fees
  • Filing - $46
  • Service - $90
*Contact court clerk for specific fees.

**Be advised that neither the Justices nor their Clerks can give legal advice.**

**For self-represented litigants, please visit the Texas Justice Court Training Center for related information.**

****COVID-19 Statement****

Vulnerable Individuals are those over the age of 65 and individuals with serious underlying health conditions such as high blood pressure, chronic lung disease, diabetes, obesity, asthma and those whose immune systems are compromised by chemotherapy for cancer or other conditions requiring such therapy. – If you are a vulnerable individual or if you are not feeling well, and you have business with a court, contact that court by phone for instructions.