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Contact Information

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

Friday
8:00 am - 12:00 pm

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 - Guadalupe Aponte
Precinct 4 - Jesus Urenda
Precinct 5 - John Chatman
Precinct 6-1 - Ruben Lujan
Precinct 6-2 - Enedina Nina Serna
Precinct 7 - Kelly Dickson

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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: $205.00*
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 $16.00 + 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

Justice Court Civil Case Information Sheet

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

Jose L. Melendez: Administrative Assistant - jmelendez@epcounty.com - ext. 1910

Carmen Maria Diaz: Office Specialist, Senior - cdiaz@epcounty.com - ext. 1902

Claudia B. Fernandez: Office Specialist, Senior - cfernandez@epcounty.com - ext. 1905

April Martinez: Office Specialist, Senior - amartinez@epcounty.com - ext. 1904

Amanda Gutierrez: Juvenile Case Manager - amgutierrez@epcounty.com - ext. 1906

Ivette G. Velasquez: Office Specialist, Senior - ivelasquez@epcounty.com - ext. 1903


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