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Contact Information

Judge Jose M. Gonzalez
500 E. San Antonio
Suite 1003, 10th Floor
El Paso, Texas 79901
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Phone (915) 543-3859
Fax (915) 543-3878

Staff

Deanna Macias
Court Coordinator
dmacias@epcounty.com

Elizabeth Augustain
Court Reporter
eaugustain@epcounty.com

Ruben Villa
Bailiff
rvilla@epcounty.com

The 65th District Protective Order Court provides parties with the legal forum necessary to immediately present protective order applications within the fourteen (14) day period mandated by law. The Court also presides over all pending and subsequently filed family law cases between the protective order parties including divorces, custody, and child support matters.

To Request, Cancel or Reset a Hearing

Fill out and email (or efile) this hearing request form to the Court (the email is included within the form).
Hearing Request Form - PDF


Important Forms and Websites

***The majority of the PDF documents are fillable forms. It is recommended that you download and save the PDF form first and then open it in Adobe Reader (or other PDF reader) to utilize the full functionality of the form.***

Orders/Forms
Temporary Orders
Divorce PDF Word
SAPCR PDF Word
Temporary Protective Order   Word
Miscellaneous Orders
Divorce PDF Word
SAPCR PDF Word
Interim Orders
Divorce PDF Word
SAPCR PDF Word
Protective Order PDF Word
Final Hearing Recomm/Orders
Divorce PDF Word
SAPCR PDF Word
Protective Order   Word
Pre-trial Form
Divorce PDF Word
SAPCR PDF Word
Miscellaneous
Income/Expense Statement PDF Word
AG Income/Tax Tables PDF Site
Child Support Calculation PDF  
DRO Services Order Divorce SAPCR
Local Rules/Texas Statutes
Family Law Local Rules PDF
General Civil Local Rules PDF
Texas Statutes Site
Case Search and E-Filing
El Paso County Site
E-Filing Website Site
Assistance
Self-Help Site
El Paso Legal Aid Site
County Attorney's Office Site
Domestic Relations Office Site
District Clerk's Office Site
Family Services
Co-Parenting Class Schedule PDF
Children First Class (915-562-0077)  
YMCA Supervised Visit/Exchange Site
Coparenting Services
OurFamilyWizard Site
Talking Parents Site
App Clos Site
Visitation Schedules/Provisions
Standard Poss. Order PDF Pursuant to the Texas Family Code
Child Under 3 PDF Schedule with step-up provisions as child gets older moving towards a standard possession order
Split Custody/Access
2-2-5-5 PDF Neither parent goes more than 5 days w/o seeing child except Spring Break, 7 day extended summer possession and holiday
2-2-3 PDF Neither parent goes more than 3 days w/o seeing child except Spring Break, 7 day extended summer possession and holiday
Week On/Off - 1 PDF Week On and Week Off Schedule
Week On/Off - 2 PDF Week on/Week off with 1 day during other parents week and extra week in summer
Week On/Off - 3 PDF Week on/week off with 3 extra days in summer totaling 10 consecutive days in summer
Firefighter Option 1 PDF Options 1 and 2 provide for 24 hour shifts and alternate firefigher schedules
Firefighter Option 2 PDF  
Peace Officer PDF Schedule can be adapted for anyone who has a work schedule that changes periodically
Airline Pilot PDF Schedule can be adapted for anyone who has a work schedule that changes periodically
Summer Period Provisions
Alt 1 Week Periods PDF  
Alt 2 Week Periods PDF