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Angelina County Justice of the Peace Courts

Angelina County

Learn the virtual court procedures, who you need to contact, and more about the Angelina County Justice of the Peace Courts.
Overview

Guide Overview

Justice of the Peace (JP) Courts handle civil and criminal cases, including debt and small claims, eviction cases (amount is $20,000 or less), repair and remedy cases with claims less than $10,000, Occupational Driver’s License cases, and administrative hearings.  

Criminal cases include Class C misdemeanor cases, traffic cases, warrants, and Capias Pro fines. 

Magistrate cases include setting bonds and bond conditions, bond hearings, emergency protective orders, and mental health assessments. 

Civil cases include—but are not limited to—debts, evictions, other landlord/tenant issues, repair and remedy, Writs of Possession, re-entry, restoration, execution, and retrievals. 

Other areas of law include coroner inquests and truancy cases. 

This guide contains information on all Angelina County JP Courts.

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Common questions about Angelina County

The Angelina County Justice of the Peace Courts are located in four precincts across Angelina County. The city website provides a county map showing each precinct’s geographic area of jurisdiction.

You can find information about your case by using the Angelina County Judicial Web Search tool. 

Another method is to contact the office of the court where your case is being heard.

Angelina County Justice of the Peace Courts do not currently provide e-filing services.

This depends on the court. Look at your Justice Court’s section in this guide or on their webpage.

Instructions & Forms

Honorable Billy S. Ball 

Angelina County Law Enforcement Center 
2311 E. Lufkin Avenue 
Lufkin, Texas 75901 

Phone: (936) 634-8334 
Fax: (936) 634-8336 

Hours of Operation: Monday–Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. 

All civil filings are accepted Monday–Friday, 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. 

Watch Precinct One’s court live stream on YouTube

This information is current as of February 1, 2023.

Checklist Steps

Is this court doing virtual hearings? What platform are you using? Are there any exceptions?
Yes. Zoom. Yes, agreed settings and all jury trials are held in person.

You can visit Justice of the Peace Pct. 1’s webpage for the most up-to-date information. You can also read JP1’s Modified Court Procedures and JP1’s Zoom Instructions for more information.

You can make traffic payments online, read the Pay My Traffic Fine handout to learn how. All civil payments must be made by check or money order.

Contact the court for this information. There are four types of justice civil case types: small claims cases, debt claim cases, repair and remedy cases, and eviction cases.  

Read JP 1’s Standing Orders for Substituted or Alternative Service if it applies in your case.

Hearings must be set at least 30 days from the time the notice of hearing is mailed out. Contact the court for more information.

Yes. All hearings and trials are held on Zoom. Contact the court if you are not sure if your hearing is virtual.

In all civil cases (except for evictions), parties must send all evidence they plan on presenting to the Court and opposing party by email, fax, or mail no later than 14 days before the hearing. All documents over three pages and pictures must be submitted by mail only. Faxed or emailed copies of pictures will not be accepted by the Court.  

For eviction cases, all evidence must be sent by email, fax, or mail to the Court and opposing parties no later than 5 days before the hearing

Read JP1’s Modified Court Procedures to learn more.

Jury trials resumed January 1, 2023. Contact the court if you want to request a virtual jury trial.

Possibly. Contact the court if you have concerns.

If you have any questions or need more information, contact the court at (936) 634-8334 or email JP1@angelinacounty.net.

Honorable Donnie Puckett 

Angelina County Courthouse Substation 
2219 N. John Redditt Drive 
Lufkin, Texas 75904 

Phone: (936) 637-3117 
Fax: (936) 637-3293 

Hours of Operation: Monday–Thursday, 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. 

All civil filings are accepted Monday–Thursday, 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. 

Watch Precinct Two’s court live stream on YouTube

This information is current as of February 1, 2023.

Checklist Steps

Is this court doing virtual hearings? What platform are you using? Are there any exceptions?
Yes. Zoom. Yes, agreed settings and all jury trials are held in person.

You can visit Justice of the Peace Pct. 1’s webpage for the most up-to-date information. You can also read JP1’s Modified Court Procedures and JP1’s Zoom Instructions for more information.

You might be able make traffic payments online, read the Pay My Traffic Fine handout to learn how. Justice Court No. 2 only accepts money orders.

Contact the court for this information. There are four types of justice civil case types: small claims cases, debt claim cases, repair and remedy cases, and eviction cases.

Hearings must be set at least 30 days from the time the notice of hearing is mailed out. Contact the court for more information.

Contact the court for this information.

In all civil cases (except for evictions), parties must send all evidence they plan on presenting to the Court and opposing party by email, fax, or mail no later than 14 days before the hearing. All documents over three pages and pictures must be submitted by mail only. Faxed or emailed copies of pictures will not be accepted by the Court.  

Contact the court for more information.

Jury trials resumed January 1, 2023. Contact the court if you want to request a virtual jury trial.

Possibly. Contact the court if you have concerns.

If you have any questions or need more information, contact the court at (936) 637-3117.

Honorable Pat Grimes Grubbs 

Angelina County Huntington Courthouse 
205 Gibson 
Huntington, Texas 75949 

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

Hours of Operation: Monday–Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. (closed for lunch 12 p.m. to 1 p.m.). 

All civil filings are accepted Monday–Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. 

On Tuesdays, Justice Court No. 3 is at the Angelina County Zavalla Sub-Courthouse, 2219 N. John Redditt Drive, Lufkin, Texas 75904 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. (closed for lunch 12 p.m. to 1 p.m.). 

This information is current as of February 1, 2023.

Checklist Steps

Is this court doing virtual hearings? What platform are you using? Are there any exceptions?
Yes. Zoom. Yes, agreed settings and all jury trials are held in person.

You can visit Justice of the Peace Pct. 3’s webpage for the most up-to-date information. You can also contact the office of the court at (936) 897-2424 for updated procedures.

You might be able to make traffic payments online, read the Pay My Traffic Fine handout to learn how. Justice Court No. 3 accepts cashier’s checks, company checks, local personal checks, and money orders for civil filings.

No Titles are processed after 3:45 p.m. Contact the court for this information. There are four types of justice civil case types: small claims cases, debt claim cases, repair and remedy cases, and eviction cases.

Hearings must be set at least 30 days from the time the notice of hearing is mailed out. Contact the court for more information.

Contact the court for this information.

In all civil cases (except for evictions), parties must send all evidence they plan on presenting to the Court and opposing party by email, fax, or mail no later than 14 days before the hearing. All documents over three pages and pictures must be submitted by mail only. Faxed or emailed copies of pictures will not be accepted by the Court.  

Contact the court for more information.

Jury trials resumed January 1, 2023. Contact the court if you want to request a virtual jury trial.

Possibly. Contact the court if you have concerns.

If you have any questions or need more information, contact the office of the court at (936) 897-2424.

Honorable Rodney Cheshire 

Angelina County Diboll Substation Courthouse 
211 North Temple Street 
Diboll, Texas 75941 

Phone: (936) 829-3535 
Fax: (936) 829-3534 

Hours of Operation: Monday–Thursday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (closed for lunch 12 p.m. to 1 p.m.). 

All civil filings are accepted Monday–Thursday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. 

This information is current as of February 1, 2023.

Checklist Steps

Is this court doing virtual hearings? What platform are you using? Are there any exceptions?
Yes. Zoom. Yes, agreed settings and all jury trials are held in person.

You can visit Justice of the Peace Pct. 4’s webpage for the most up-to-date information. You can also contact the court at (936) 897-3535 for updated procedures.

Yes. Make online payments through the payment portal. Read the Pay My Traffic Fine and Ways to Pay Traffic Citations handouts to learn more. Justice Court No. 4 accepts cashier’s checks, company checks, local personal checks, and money orders as payment of fines, fees, and civil filings.

Contact the court for this information. There are four types of justice civil case types: small claims cases, debt claim cases, repair and remedy cases, and eviction cases.

Hearings must be set at least 30 days from the time the notice of hearing is mailed out. Contact the court for more information.

Contact the court for this information.

In all civil cases (except for evictions), parties must send all evidence they plan on presenting to the Court and opposing party by email, fax, or mail no later than 14 days before the hearing. All documents over three pages and pictures must be submitted by mail only. Faxed or emailed copies of pictures will not be accepted by the Court.  

Contact the court for more information.

Jury trials resumed January 1, 2023. Contact the court if you want to request a virtual jury trial.

Possibly. Contact the court if you have concerns.

If you have any questions or need more information, contact the court at (936) 829-3535 or email through the email portal.

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