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Evictions

Justice of the Peace 5-1

East Dallas Government Center – 3443 St. Francis Avenue, Dallas, Texas 75228
(214) 943-6980 Main • (214) 943-2871 Fax
Office E-mail: JP51Court@dallascounty.org
Hours of Operation 8:00am - 4:00pm, Monday - Friday
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MODIFICATION OF STANDING ORDER REGARDING EVICTION COURT PROCEEDINGS UNDER THE COVID-19 STATE OF EMERGENCY

  1. Dallas County Justice of the Peace 5-1 issues this order pursuant by the authority granted by law and by all emergency orders regarding the COVID-19 state of disaster issued by the Supreme Court of Texas and Court of Criminal Appeals of Texas. This order is in response to the “FOURTH EMERGENCY ORDER REGARDING THE COVID-19 STATE OF DIASTER” by the Supreme Court of Texas regarding evictions to recover possession of residential property.

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ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Filing Fees – Effective 09-01-17
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Texas Civil Practice and Remedies Code, Chapter 15, Subchapter (E) - Venue - Suits Brought in Justice Court
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Texas Rules of Evidence – Effective 03-01-13
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FORMS

CARES Act Affidavit
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Eviction Petition Form
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Case Information Sheet
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Military Affidavit
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Order of Dismissal
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Request of Writ of Possession
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Demand for Jury
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