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 DISASTER” by the Supreme Court of Texas regarding evictions to recover possession of residential property.

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ORDINANCE

  • An ordinance providing for a COVID notice of possible eviction by residential landlords before a notice to vacate a residential tenancy due to the COVID-19 pandemic; creating a COVID hardship notice for tenants; creating an offense; providing a penalty not to exceed $500; and providing an effective date.

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