The Justice of the Peace Courts have jurisdiction over criminal (Class C Misdemeanor with fine only) cases and Justice and Small Claims 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.

You can look up your case online by using the Judicial Records Search

Do you have an outstanding Class “C” warrant? Justice of the Peace Precinct
3 of Angelina County is offering a warrant amnesty period from Jan. 31, 2024
to April 30, 2024. Details are provided in the link below.

Warrant Amnesty


Hours of Operation:

Monday – Friday 8:00 am to 4:00 pm
We are closed daily for lunch from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
We accept civil filings Monday – Friday from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm
We accept Cashier’s Checks, Company Checks, Local Personal Checks, and Money Orders for Civil Filings.

Mailing Address:

P. O. Box 311
Huntington, Texas 75949


Phone 936-422-5533
Fax 936-876-9912

Staff / Email:

Precinct 3 Map

Angelina County Zavalla Sub-Courthouse
Open Tuesday: 8:00-4:00
Lunch: 12:00-1:00

Phone: 936-897-2424
Fax: 936-897-8023