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.
Hours of Operation:
Monday – Thursday 7:00 am to 5:30pm
We are open during lunch.
We accept civil filings Monday – Thursday 7:00 am to 4:00 pm
We accept money orders only.
P. O. Box 150423
Lufkin, Texas 75915-0423
- Phone 936-637-3117
- Fax 936-637-3293
Staff / Email:
- Donnie Puckett – Judge Pct. 2
- Suzan Pressley – Chief Court Clerk
- Denise Wood – Court Clerk