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Justices of the Peace Homepage

Contact Information

Office Hours:
Monday - Thursday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Friday
8:00 am - 12:00 pm

The office is CLOSED on the last Wednesday of each month for data entry and all County holidays.

Physical Address:
4641 Cohen Ave.
Suite A
EL Paso, Texas 79924
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Phone (915) 751-7575
Fax (915) 751-7623

Constable Precinct 2

Justices of the Peace Directory

Precinct 1 - Robert T. Pearson
Precinct 2 - Brian J. Haggerty
Precinct 3 - Josh Herrera
Precinct 4 - Rebeca Bustamante
Precinct 5 - John Chatman
Precinct 6-1 - Ruben Lujan
Precinct 6-2 - Enedina Nina Serna
Precinct 7 - Stephanie Frietze

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ATTENTION EVICTION FILERS!
OUR COURT WILL SET EACH CASE INDIVIDUALLY AND FOR SAFETY REASONS WE ARE ASKING TO HAVE THE PARTIES APPEAR TELEPHONICALLY, BY VIDEO, OR IF IN PERSON, BE SUBJECT TO STRICT RESTRICTIONS UPON ENTRY OF THE BUILDING.
DURING THIS TIME FEDERAL AND STATE MANDATES DICTATE HOW WE HANDLE THE CASES. THE COURT MUST FOLLOW THOSE GUIDELINES AS THEY ARE INITATED OR MODIFIED .

CDC HAS ISSUED A NEW FEDERAL EVICTION MORATORIUM ORDER WHICH TOOK EFFECT SEPTEMBER 4, 2020 AND RUNS THROUGH DECEMBER 31, 2020. THE LINKS BELOW WILL INFORM YOU ABOUT THE NOTICE AND WHAT IS NEEDED FROM THE PARTICIPANTS.

https://www.trla.org/cdc-eviction-order
https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/covid-eviction-declaration.html

BOTH PARTIES NEED TO BE AWARE OF THE ORDER AND WHAT IS REQUIRED OF THEM.
Declaration CDC Order: PDF - Word
Instructions for Declaration: PDF - Word
Defendants Notice to Court: PDF - Word
Instructions for Defendants Notice to Court: PDF

THE CARES ACT HAS BEEN EXTENDED AND WILL END ON SEPTEMBER 30TH, 2020. EVICTION CASES FILED WILL STILL NEED THOSE DOCUMENTS SUBMITTED UNTIL THEN.

Guidance for Court opening
https://www.txcourts.gov/court-coronavirus-information/court-guidance/

Multifamily Properties Subject to Federal Eviction Moratoriums
https://nlihc.org/federal-moratoriums?ct=t%28update_041720%29

Eviction Petition with Cares affidavit PDF - Word
Cares affidavit PDF - Word


Justice of the PeaceDue to the limited phone access contact with the court should be made in person or through email.

This office accepts the following forms of payment: Cash, Cashier’s Check, Money Orders, Debit Cards and Major Credit Cards. On Criminal cases a payment plan will only be available after a hearing and final judgment is rendered on the case.

To request a hearing please come to the office as paperwork will need to be signed by the Defendant. If you do not live in the area of El Paso County you can contact the court via email for your options.

You can file a Civil case online with the “Efile Texas Self Help” link or at the “Texas E-filing” link.


Justice of the Peace Local Rules

Legislative Rules for Justice Courts


Forms

Justice Court Civil Case Information Sheet

Petition: Debt Claim Case

Petition: Eviction Case

Petition: Repair and Remedy

Petition: Small Claims

Petition: Occupational License

Defendant's Original Answer

Statement of Inability to Afford Payment

Application for Order of Retrieval

Application for Writ of Restoration

Request for Towing/Booting Hearing

Request for Process


ALL COURT CONTACT WILL BE BY APPOINTMENT. TO SET APPOINTMENTS PLEASE EMAIL THE FOLLOWING

STAFF emails
General information and weddings:
Robert Garcia rodgarcia@epcounty.com or jp2general@epcounty.com

Evictions and Civil case information emails:
Crystal Urquidi curquidi@epcounty.com
Yvonne Villa yvilla@epcounty.com

Citations and Occupational License case information emails:
Lina Chavez adchavez@epcounty.com
Cynthia Rede crede@epcounty.com
Arlynn Garcia arlgarcia@epcounty.com

Juvenile case information email:
Yvonne Villa yvilla@epcounty.com