Justice of the Peace 4-1

Fees for Small Claims

Grand Prairie Courthouse – 106 West Church Street, Suite 205, Grand Prairie, TX 75050
(214) 751-4040 Main • (214) 751-4050 Fax
Office E-mail: JP41Court@dallascounty.org
Hours of Operation: 8:00am - 4:00pm, Monday - Friday

Closed for Lunch Daily: 12:00pm - 12:50pm, Monday - Friday
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Note Submit one original petition, plus additional copies for each defendant.

FEES ARE PAYABLE BY CASH/CASHIER’S CHECK OR MONEY ORDER*:
PLEASE MAKE CASHIER’S CHECK/MONEY ORDER PAYABLE TO: JP 4-1

*At this time the Court DOES NOT accept personal checks or credit cards for payment of filing fees.

PROCESS FEES
FILING FEES

ORIGINAL PETITION - (SERVICE FEES MUST BE ADDED)
COUNTER CLAIMS OR CROSS-ACTION
)

$31.00
SERVICE FEES
ORIGINAL PETITION for EACH DEFENDANT (In Dallas County)
Click here for fees in other Texas Counties
SUBPOENA for EACH DEFENDANT (In Dallas Coutny)

WRIT OF EXECUTION for EACH DEFENDANT (In Dallas County)
SERVICE BY CERTIFIED MAIL for EACH DEFENDANT (PLUS FILING FEE)
*****RESTRICTED DELIVERY ADD*****
CROSS-ACTION for EACH DEFENDANT (In Dallas County)
COUNTER CLAIM MAY BE SERVED BY 1st CLASS MAIL

$75.00

$75.00+10.00
cash attached
$140.00
$8.00
$6.00
$75.00
APPEAL FEES
FILING FEE
PLUS IN SEPARATE MONEY ORDER/CASHIER’S CHECK MADE PAYABLE TO:
JOHN WARREN, COUNTY CLERK

$10.00
$242.00
MISCELLANEOUS FEES
NON-CERTIFIED COPY OF ANY COURT DOCUMENT

First Page
Each Additional Page
CERTIFIED COPIES:
First Page
Each Additional Page


$1.00
$.25

$2.00
$.25
IF YOU ARE SUING A DEFENDANT TO BE SERVED OUTSIDE THE STATE OF TEXAS, YOU MUST PROVIDE
THE COURT THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION:
  • NAME OF COUNTY AND STATE
  • ADDRESS TO MAIL THE CITATION
  • COVER LETTER, IF REQUIRED
  • SERVICE FEE IN THE FORM OF A MONEY ORDER OR CASHIER’S CHECK MADE PAYABLE TO THE APPROPRIATE AGENCY
THE COURT IS NOT ABLE TO PROVIDE INFORMATION ON SERVICE OUTSIDE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS