Justice of the Peace, Precinct Four
Angelina County, Texas
NOTICE: The Civil filing fees for Angelina County Justice Courts will increase to $54.00 effective January 1, 2022.
We encourage you to contact the Court by one of the following methods:
Mail: JP4 – 211 North Temple Drive, Diboll Texas 75941
You can look up your case online by using the Judicial Records Search
You can visit the Traffic Court link
https://www.angelinacounty.net/jptraffic/ on our webpage for answers
and instructions to commonly asked questions, access to Traffic Court
Forms, and to make payments of fines.
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.
Do not attempt to contact a judge – by mail, email, phone, or in person – about any pending or potential lawsuit or about any traffic citation.
Hours of Operation:
Monday – Thursday 8:00 am to 4:30 pm
Lunch – 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Friday – Closed
We accept civil filings Monday – Thursday from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm
We accept Cashier’s Checks, Company Checks, Local Personal Checks, and Money Orders as payment of fines and fees or for civil filings.
211 North Temple
Diboll, Texas 75941
- Phone 936-829-3535
- Fax 936-829-3534
- Toni Lovell – Chief Court Clerk
- Lisa DeJesus – Court Clerk