The Job

What does a Justice of the Peace Do? Most people think of weddings when they think of JPs.  But they do so much more.

  • Officiate Weddings
  • Hears traffic and other Class C misdemeanor cases punishable by fine only
  • Hears civil cases with up to $10,000 in controversy
  • Hears landlord and tenant disputes
  • Hears truancy cases
  • Small Claims Court
  • Performs magistrate duties
  • Conducts inquests
  • Warrants
  • Set Bonds
  • Arraignments

Map of 3-2 includes Richardson, Coppell, Addison, Farmers Branch, Highland Park, University Park, Sachse, Rowlett