For Dallas County Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates and Information, please click the links below:
COVID-19 Main Site    |    COVID-19 Vaccine & Registration Information / Información de Registro y Vacunas COVID-19    |    Cares Act Funding
Emergency Housing Assistance Program - 2021 (EHAP-2021)    |    Reopenings and Operational Updates


The Court has RE-OPENED

  • Maintain 6 feet of distance away from all others (that's about 2 arms lengths).
  • Wear a face mask or cloth to completely cover your mouth and nose.

If you have symptoms of COVID-19 or have been close to another person who has symptoms of COVID-19 or has tested positive for COVID-19.

Justice of the Peace 3-1

North Dallas Government Center – 6820 Lyndon B. Johnson Freeway, Suite 3100, Dallas, Texas 75240-6511
(214) 321-4106 Main • (214) 321-4912 Fax
Office E-mail:
Department E-mails:

Hours of Operation: 8:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M., Monday - Friday
Se Habla Español

CLICK HERE to look up a Justice of the Peace Precinct by Address

Representing Yourself in Court
The following information is not legal advice and does not take the place of a lawyer.


Pursuant to the Texas Supreme Court's 24th and 25th Emergency Order, all Residential Eviction petitions MUST comply with the Federal CARES Act, Section 4024.

CDC, CARES Act & City of Dallas Eviction Flow Chart

Supreme Court of Texas 24th Emergency Order

Supreme Court of Texas 25th Emergency Order

Supreme Court of Texas 27th Emergency Order

Supreme Court of Texas 28th Emergency Order

CDC COVID-19 Order

CDC Declaration Form

Contest CDC Declaration Form

Texas Eviction Diversion Program (TEDP)

(See the Eviction Filing Petition 2020 in the Eviction Filing Forms below.)


Filing an Eviction Case
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When an Eviction Has Been Filed Against You
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Eviction Fees - Effective 09-01-2017
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The Servicemembers Civil Relief Act
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Requesting a Continuance
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Eviction Filing Petition  (Effective 2/15/2021 to 4/1/2021)
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Affidavit of Military Status of Defendant(s)
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Immediate Possession Bond
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Jury Demand Form
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Request for Writ of Possession
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Appeal Bond Form
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Oath of Surety Form
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Statement of Inability
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