Dallas County will be closed on Monday, May 27th in observance of Memorial Day
Effective June 1, 2023, JP 4-1 implemented MANDATORY E-Filing and Electronic Communications policies. Please see home page for this Court’s local rules.
ALL court proceedings will be held in person.

Justice of the Peace 4-1

Important Court Information

Local Rule Electronic Communications
Effective May 1, 2023

Effective Monday, May 1, 2023, Justice Court Precinct Four Place 1 will implement MANDATORY Electronic Communications for ALL cases. All communications between the Court and litigants MUST be sent to the Court via E-File Texas (preferred), Email, or Fax and MUST include a valid EMAIL address.

Click here to view the Local Rule in full.

 

 

Local Rule Electronic Filing
Effective June 1, 2023

Effective Thursday, June 1, 2023, Justice Court Precinct 4 Place 1, will implement MANDATORY electronic filing for ALL cases. All court filings MUST be sent to the Court via E-File Texas (preferred), or Email (if, no filing fees required).

Click here to view the Local Rule in full.

Documents Exempt from Electronic Filing

Writ of Possessions, immediate possession bonds, and Appeals MUST be filed in person.

 

 

Case Status

Did you know you can check the status of your case online?

Click here to enter your case information.

** Please note the status of some cases may not be available **

 

 

New Justice of the Peace Boundary Lines
Effective November 2, 2022

On November 2, 2022, the Dallas County Commissioners Court approved and adopted new Justice of the Peace District Boundary lines. The new lines were effective immediately.


In map, select box to search by Dallas County Adopted Justice of the Peace Courts 2021
 

 

CARES, Evictions Housing Assistance and COVID-19 Information:

CARES Information

Eviction Assistance

Are you:

  • a tenant in need of Eviction Assistance, or
  • a landlord needing assistance for your tenants?

Click here to visit the Emergency Housing Assistance Program website.

COVID-19 Emergency Orders

The Supreme Court of Texas and Court of Criminal Appeals, working with the Office of Court Administration are committed to ensure that justice continues to be served to all Texans in the current pandemic situation.

Click here view the latest orders.

 

 

IF YOU ARE EXHIBITING ANY COVID-19 SYMPTOMS, INCLUDING FEVER, COUGH, SHORTNESS OF BREATH OR DIFFICULTY BREATHING, CHILLS, REPEATED SHAKING WITH CHILLS, MUSCLE PAIN, HEADACHE, SORE THROAT, LOSS OF TASTE OR SMELL, OR DIARRHEA -- OR IF YOU BELIEVE YOU MAY HAVE BEEN EXPOSED TO COVID-19 -- YOU ARE ENCOURAGED TO CONTACT THE COURT BEFORE APPEARING.

Individuals who are age 65 or older and individuals with serious underlying health conditions, such as high blood pressure, chronic lung disease, diabetes, asthma, and those whose immune systems are compromised such as by chemotherapy or other conditions requiring such therapy are considered to be vulnerable populations and may contact the Court to identify themselves as such to receive accommodations. The Court may allow or require anyone involved in any proceeding to participate remotely, such as by teleconferencing or videoconferencing.

All courthouse visitors not from the same household will be required to maintain social distancing of at least 6 feet and practice appropriate hygiene recommendations at all times while in the building. You are encouraged, and may be required, to wear face coverings at all times while in the building, and the Court reserves the right to turn away any individual who declines to wear a mask if so requested.