Justice of the Peace 1-1

Requesting a Continuance

South Dallas Government Center – 7201 S. Polk Street, Dallas, TX 75232
(972) 228-0280 Main • (972) 228-2737 Fax
Office E-mail: JP11Court@dallascounty.org
Hours of Operation: 8:00am – 4:00pm, Monday – Friday
Se Habla Español


Small Claims & Justice Court (applies to both)

  • BY AGREEMENT OF PARTIES

Small Claims only
28.032 GOVERNMENT CODE

  • ONLY FOR GOOD CAUSE SHOWN (in writing)
    Helpful hint: attach any documentation to support the request

Justice Court Only
RULE 541 T.R.C.P.

  • UPON WRITTEN APPLICATION FOR GOOD CAUSE
    SUPPORTED BY AFFIDAVIT

Contacting the court by phone is not a lawful or proper request for continuance.