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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!
THE CARES ACT OF THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT AND THE TEXAS SUPREME COURT HAVE TEMPORARY RULES FOR EVICTIONS. THERE IS A NEW AFFIDAVIT THAT NEEDS TO BE FILED WITH ALL EVICTIONS. YOUR CASE WILL BE DISMISSED IF YOU DO NOT HAVE THE AFFIDAVIT. PLEASE CLICK ON EITHER THE WORD DOCUMENT OR PDF BELOW TO DOWNLOAD THE PETITION AND THE AFFIDAVIT. YOU CAN CHOOSE TO ATTEST TO THE VALIDITY OF THE PETITION AND AFFIDAVIT OR YOU CAN HAVE THEM NOTARIZED. PLEASE MARK WHICH ONE YOU CHOOSE DO TO ON THE FORM. ALL CASES HAVE SUSPENDED TIMELINES UNTIL 30 DAYS AFTER THE GOVERNOR LIFTS THE BAN ON CASES. OUR COURT WILL SET EACH CASE INDIVIDUALLY AND FOR SAFETY REASONS WE ARE ASKING TO HAVE THE PARTIES APPEAR TELEPHONICALLY OR BE SUBJECT TO STRICT RULES FOR ENRTY INTO THE BUILDING.

Information from The Office of Court Administration:
The CARES Act (coronavirus stimulus bill) contained provisions halting many evictions for tenants in properties covered by a federally-backed mortgage for 120 days from its enactment (from March 27 until July 24). The bill provides a temporary moratorium on evictions for nonpayment of rent or any other amounts due for most residents of federally subsidized apartments, including those supported by HUD, USDA or Treasury (Low Income Housing Tax Credit developments). The bill also institutes a moratorium on filings for evictions for renters in homes covered by federally-backed mortgages for the same period. Remember also that these properties are subject to a 30-day notice to vacate requirement under the CARES Act.

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