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500 E. San Antonio
El Paso, Texas 79901
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Animal Welfare Department

The Animal Welfare Department is committed to protecting pets, wildlife and livestock in the County of El Paso.


Budget and Finance Department

The Budget Department is responsible for preparing a proposed county budget that reasonably illustrates actual or estimated expenditures as well as resources for the year.


Capital Planning & Performance Management

The Office is charged with providing elected leadership, appointed officials and the public with timely, relevant and actionable details and information regarding the County’ use of strategic funding sources.

CASA of El Paso

Court Appointed Special Advocates trains and supports court appointed volunteers to advocate for abused and neglected children who need representation in the family court system, serving these children's best interests quickly and efficiently.

Child Support

Child Support is a division under the Domestic Relations Office. We aim to ensure every child in El Paso County receives the support they deserve.


The El Paso County Coliseum is managed by the El Paso Sports Commission, Inc. The Coliseum hosts a variety of events throughout the year, including Disney on Ice and the Southwestern Livestock Show and Rodeo.

Commissioner Precinct 1

Commissioner Carlos Leon represents the East section of El Paso County.

Commissioner Precinct 2

Commissioner David Stout represents the Central section of El Paso County.

Commissioner Precinct 3

Commissioner Iliana Holguin represents the Far East/Southeast section of El Paso County.

Commissioner Precinct 4

Commissioner Sergio Coronado represents the West/Northwest section of El Paso County.

Community Services

To provide a safe and healthy quality of life that enables people to thrive and reach their potential through the efficient, effective use of County community and social service programs.

Community Supervision

Community Supervision is a division under the Domestic Relations Office that receives cases placed on supervised community supervision due to non-payment of child support or access and possession. The probation officers utilize a problem-solving case management approach by referring probationers to community resources and services to resolve issues and barriers contributing to nonpayment of child and medical support.


The Constables are officers of the peace that serve respectively in each of seven county precincts.

County Administration

Betsy C. Keller, Chief Administrator

County Attorney

County Attorney represents the County in civil lawsuits and provides general legal advice to the members of Commissioners Court during Court meetings with respect to the performance of their official duties. The office also provides a "hot check" collection service.

County Auditor

The auditor oversees accounting, payroll, budgets, assets and finances for the County. This office monitors all financial activities for compliance with County policies, as well as with Federal and State laws and regulations.

County Clerk

The County Clerk files, indexes and transcribes documents, and safeguards information for use by the general public and other County departments (includes records of all judgments, payments, and warrants).

County Communications

Our Mission is to keep County residents and visitors informed about county policies, programs, amenities, initiatives, events and other news and information about their county government.

County Judge

The County Judge Ricardo A. Samaniego serves as the chief executive officer of county government, and presides over its governing body, the Commissioners Court.


View Court Directory, Council of Judges and County Court Administration information.

Courthouse Cafeteria - (915) 351-1232

The Courthouse Cafeteria is located in the lower level of the El Paso County Courthouse.

Criminal Justice Coordination

The Criminal Justice Coordination (CJC) Department has a mission to enhance pretrial justice and to provide quality justice services.


District Attorney

The District Attorney prosecutes state cases in Culberson, El Paso and Hudspeth counties (34th Judicial District). This office also administers the Victim Assistance Program for victims of misdemeanor, felony, and juvenile crimes.

District Clerk

The District Clerk serves as registrar, recorder, and custodian of all court pleadings, instruments, papers that are part of any cause of action in certain courts. This office also coordinates the notification, swearing and impaneling of jurors, secures court records, maintains court dockets, collects fees and issues writs, citations, warrants and executions.

Domestic Relations

The Domestic Relations Office specializes in Family Law assistance and enforcement as authorized under chapters 202 and 203 of the Texas Family Code.


Economic Development Department

The Department’s mission is to create job opportunities for new and existing industrial and commercial development that expands the tax base, thereby improving the quality of life and prosperity of the county.

El Paso County Community Supervision and Corrections Department

The El Paso County Community Supervision and Corrections Department (El Paso County, CSCD) provides probation and community corrections services to 14 District Courts, 6 County Courts-at-law, 4 County Criminal Courts and the Jail Magistrate Court and 2 County Courts in the region.


The Elections Department conducts elections for government and other public entities within the County. The Elections Administrator is also the voter registrar for the County of El Paso.

Ethics Commission

The first county Code of Ethics in the state of Texas regulates the conduct of certain county officials, all department heads, committee members, board members, commission members and most county employees to ensure the highest standard of public conduct.


Facilities Division

Building Maintenance Section is responsible for the maintenance, operation and housekeeping duties of all County-owned buildings.

Family Court Services

Family Court Services is a division under the Domestic Relations Office that provides guidance and tools to enable parents to free themselves and their children from the damage of custody litigation.

Financial Recovery Division

Financial Recovery is a division under the Budget and Fiscal Policy Department. The Financial Recovery Division regains monies from those that have exhausted resources throughout the judicial process. The authorization for the recovery of spent resources is by court order. These are resources initially funded by taxpayers.

Fleet Manager

The Fleet Manager (management) is a department under the direct control of the El Paso County Commissioners Court. The department's core services include monitoring, coordinating, and advising on all County vehicles to include acquisition, maintenance and disposal.


General Assistance

To provide a safe and healthy quality of life that enables people to thrive and reach their potential through the efficient, effective use of County community and social service programs.


Human Resources

Human Resources handles personnel and risk management issues. It is responsible for staffing, wage and salary administration, record keeping, and maintaining a current employee database. Other duties also include: loss prevention, loss control, insurance and monitoring results to minimize significant financial loss.


Information Technology Department

The Information Technology Department (ITD) provides processing and programming support for administrative applications including: accounting, budgeting, elections, the criminal justice information system and traffic warrants, among others. ITD supports the jail and warrant systems 24 hours a day, seven days a week.


Justices of the Peace

Justices of the Peace are elected officials who serve respectively in each of seven County precincts.

Jury Duty

Jury management system that allows you to complete questionnaires, respond to jury summonses, post-pone your jury duty date, find answers to the most frequently asked questions about jury service, request qualified exemptions from jury service, and much more.

Juvenile Probation

The Juvenile Probation services are intended to protect and provide for public safety, provide family-focused services (including treatment, training and rehabilitation) and recognize the legal rights of juveniles and parents.


Law Library

The Library serves not only the Bench and Bar of El Paso but the general public as well. Since opening on May 23, 1950, the Library has become one of the largest and most progressive in West Texas.

Library (Digital)

The Digital Library Services division (A division of the Community Services Department) strives to improve quality of life in El Paso County residents by providing free and equitable resources to help bridge the digital divide.


Medical Examiner

The Office of the Medical Examiner conducts death investigations and autopsies of suspicious or unexpected deaths in El Paso County. The Medical Examiner also authorizes cremations, reports viable tissue candidates to the local tissue bank and assists families with funeral arrangements, among other services.


Nutrition Program

A senior nutrition program providing a 1/3 Required Dietary Allowance noon time meal to El Pasoans 60 years of age or older.


Parking Garage

The County parking facility was built to provide adequate parking for jurors summoned to the County Courthouse for jury duty.

Parks & Recreation

Spanning 1,000 acres, Ascarate Park features an 18-hole golf course, lake, lakeside boardwalk, fully-equipped aquatic center, playgrounds and picnic facilities.

Planning & Development

The Planning and Development Department is a Division of El Paso County Public Works and was established by the Commissioners Court in 2018 as a direct response to the increased growth in the County’s unincorporated areas.

Probate Courts

Probate Court #1

Probate Court #2

The County Probate Court handles all probate matters of El Paso County, including wills, estates, guardianships of adults and minors and mental health proceedings.

Public Defender

The Public Defender provides legal representation for indigent defendants in felony criminal cases.

Public Works Department

El Paso County Public Works provides certain infrastructure for unincorporated areas of the county. Public Works also manages most County parks, the Fabens Airport, the Pauper Cemetery, Certificates of Compliance and more.


Purchasing buys all materials, supplies, services and equipment for the County. This offices also administers property control and tracking of fixed assets for the County.


Reentry Support Services

A division of the Community Services Department, Reentry Support Services assists individuals transitioning from incarceration or detention back into the community to become self-supporting, productive citizens, with the goal of reducing recidivism and improving public safety.



The Sheriff's Department is responsible for enforcing all laws within the El Paso County.


Tax Assessor-Collector

The "Tax Office" collects property taxes for the County. Currently, the City of El Paso collects property taxes for all taxing entities by an interlocal governmental agreement approved by Commissioners Court. The Tax Office also collects state and county fees, automotive license renewals and registrations, title transfers, beer, wine and liquor licenses, occupational permits, and hotel occupancy taxes.

Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in El Paso County

Texas A&M AgriLife Extension is the educational outreach agency of the Texas A&M University System linked in a unique partnership with the nationwide United States Department of Agriculture’s Cooperative Extension System and the El Paso County Commissioners Court.

Transit, County

Routes and schedules for all county bus routes.


Veterans Assistance

This program provides assistance for veterans and their dependents in any manner pertaining to the Department of Veterans Affairs and helps to administer the veterans programs of the State of Texas.