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PLEASE READ: Important Information Regarding Evictions for September 4, 2020 through December 31, 2020

MUST Read: CDC Moratorium on Evictions

MUST Read: CDC Tenant Declaration Form

NEW JP4 Eviction Petition Form
Supreme Court of Texas 25th Emergency Order Regarding the COVID-19 State Disaster
Supreme Court of Texas 27th Emergency Order Regarding the COVID-19 State Disaster

Justices of the Peace Homepage

Judge Rebeca Bustamante
Judge
Rebeca Bustamante

Contact Information

Office Hours:
Monday - Thursday
8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Friday
8:00 am - 11:30 am

Physical Address:
2350 George Dieter
Suite A
EL Paso, Texas 79936
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Phone (915) 538-1600
Fax (915) 538-1601

Constable Precinct 4

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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Justice of the PeacePlease be advised that clerks are not permitted to give any legal advice or provide legal forms

Service Fees (effective 9/1/2017):
Small Claims, Repair and Remedy Claims and Debt Claims: $111.00*
Evictions: $146.00*
Writ of Possession: $225.00*
Abstract of Judgment: $5.00
Writ of Execution: $5.00
Jury Fee: $22.00 (must be requested and paid at least 3 days before the trial date)
Appeal Fee $31.00 + Bond Amount (please refer to the court for this amount)(must be posted by the 21st day or 5th day for Evictions after the judgement date)
Subpoena Fee: $65.00
Counter-Claim Fee: $46.00
Writ of Re-entry: $246.00

* includes Constable service fee for one defendant

Claims Process (effective 9/1/2013):
Once claim is filed, defendant will be served with a copy of the suit between 1 to 90 days. Once defendant has been served, they will have until 5:00p.m. on the 14th day after the suit was served on them to file their answer to the suit with the court. It is the responsibility of the Plaintiff to file a request for hearing on the case after this time has lapsed.


Justice of the Peace Local Rules

Legislative Rules for Justice Courts


Forms

CARES Act Affidavit

Order on Contest of CDC Order Declaration

Order Abating Eviction Case

Contest of Defendant's CDC Declaration

Petition: Debt Claim Case

Petition: Eviction Case

Petition: Repair and Remedy

Petition: Small Claims

Petition: Writ of Utility Restoration and Petition

Petition: Writ of Re-Entry

Defendant's Original Answer

Notice to Vacate

Information on Debt Claim Cases

Information about Eviction Cases

General Information for Filing your Complaint with JP Court Pct. 4

Small Claims Court Procedures

Suing for Repairs in Justice of the Peace Court

Warning Regarding Notary Services


Staff

Alice Rosas: Court Coordinator - arosas@epcounty.com - ext 1910
Caludia B. Fernandez: Administrative Specialist, Senior - cfernandez@epcounty.com – ext 1904
Amanda Morales: Court Clerk - ammorales@epcounty.com - ext 1906
Carmen Maria Diaz: Court Clerk - cadiaz@epcounty.com - ext 1905
April Martinez: Court Clerk - amartinez@epcounty.com - ext 1902
Ivette G. Velasquez: Court Clerk - ivelasquez@epcounty.com - ext 1903

Helpful Links

Office of Consumer Credit Commissioner - Interest Rates

Texas Courts Online

Texas Rio Grande Legal Aid