Precinct 1 Justice of the Peace

Judge Billy S. Ball
Judge Billy S. Ball

The Justice of the Peace Courts have jurisdiction over criminal (Class C Misdemeanor with fine only) cases and Justice cases where the amount in controversy does not exceed $10,000.00. The Justice Courts have jurisdiction over all Eviction Suits and Writs of Re-entry. Other duties include issuance of warrants for arrest, search and seizure warrants, and conducting administrative and magistrate hearings (bail settings, arraignments, and driver’s license suspensions.) Justices of the Peace have jurisdiction on school attendance trials, hearings pertaining to mistreated animals, and health regulation violations and littering. They also perform marriage ceremonies and preside over coroner inquests.

Office Location

Angelina County Law Enforcement Center
2311 East Lufkin Ave.
Lufkin, Texas

Mailing Address

P. O. Box 43
Lufkin, Texas 75902

Phone 936-634-8334 
Fax 936-634-8336  


Justice of The Peace Precinct 1 Reports

July Appointments

July Fees

Precinct 1 Map 


Christine Powell - Chief Clerk
Norma Zarzoza - Court Clerk
Erica Rangel - Court Clerk