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El Paso County Civil Courts at Law

El Paso County

Learn the virtual court procedures, who you need to contact, and more about the El Paso Civil County Courts at Law.
Overview

Guide Overview

County Courts at Law hear civil cases where the amount in controversy is $500-$25,000, eminent domain cases, protective orders under Texas Family Code chapter 71, class A or B misdemeanor criminal offenses, and appeals of: 

  • Final rulings and decisions of the Texas Workers' Compensation Commission, 

  • El Paso County Justice of the Peace and Municipal Courts, and 

  • State Office of Administrative Hearings concerning Administrative License Revocations. 

Texas Law Help is working with courts around the state to provide you with accurate information. To help improve upon the information that is available, please leave any comments or recommendations in this Virtual Court Content Survey.   

Research Tips

Read our articles on Zoom and how to use it to prepare for your hearing. You should also read the following documents uploaded by the County Clerk: 

Common questions about El Paso County

The El Paso County Courts are in the Enrique Moreno County Courthouse at: 

500 East San Antonio 

El Paso, Texas 79901 

Phone: (915) 546-2000 
Hours of Operation: Monday–Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. 

You can use the El Paso County District and County Courts Case Records Search available on the county webpage. You can also visit the Civil and Family Records Desk. 

You can read How to E-File to learn about E-Filing. 

Also read the Local Rules of the County Courts concerning the Electronic Filing of Court Documents.  

You can read more about E-File on the County webpage by visiting How Do I...? and selecting the “File” dropdown.  

Lastly, you can read the information on E-Filing posted by the El Paso District Clerk. 

Instructions & Forms

Honorable Judge Melissa A. Baeza 

500 East San Antonio 

Suite 1001, 10th Floor 

El Paso, TX 79901 
 
Phone: (915) 546-2183 

Watch County Court at Law No. 3’s court live stream on YouTube. 

This information is current as of April 7, 2023. 

Checklist Steps

Is this court doing virtual hearings? What platform are they using? Are there any exceptions?
Possibly Not Specified El Paso county judges will use all reasonable efforts to conduct proceedings remotely. Contact the court for more information.

You can visit County Court at Law No. 3’s directory listing for the most up-to-date information. You can also read the COVID-19 Operating Plan for the El Paso County Judiciary.  

All documents you want to file with the court must be filed with the Court Clerk’s Office through e-filing, in person, fax, or by mail. Contact the District Clerk’s Office with any questions at (915) 546-2001 or by emailing districtclerk@epcounty.com

Contact the court clerk to schedule a hearing in this court. 

Possibly. Depending on the complexity of the matter, the court will use its discretion to permit virtual hearings.  

Court staff will contact you after the hearing is set with instructions for the hearing, including how evidence is submitted and presented to the court.  

Contact the court for more information regarding virtual jury procedures. 

Possibly. Contact the court if you have concerns. The court will decide whether to allow virtual testimony upon request. 

Who do I contact if I have questions or need help? 

If you have any questions concerning your case or court procedures, contact the Court Coordinator Analuz Fernandez at (915) 546-2183 or by emailing anfernandez@epcounty.com.  

 

Honorable Judge Jesus Rodriguez 

500 East San Antonio 

Suite 803, 8th Floor 
 
Phone: (915) 546-2004 

Watch County Court at Law No. 5’s court live stream on YouTube. 

County Court at Law No. 5 is supported by Associate Judge Karen Pelletier. 

This information is current as of April 7, 2023. 

Checklist Steps

Is this court doing virtual hearings? What platform are they using? Are there any exceptions?
Possibly Zoom El Paso county judges will use all reasonable efforts to conduct proceedings remotely. Contact the court for more information.

You can visit County Court at Law No. 5’s directory listing for the most up-to-date information.  

You can also read the COVID-19 Operating Plan for the El Paso County Judiciary

All documents you want to file with the court must be filed with the Court Clerk’s Office through e-filing, in person, fax, or by mail. Contact the District Clerk’s Office with any questions at (915) 546-2001 or by emailing districtclerk@epcounty.com

Contact the court clerk to schedule a hearing in this court. 

County Court at Law No. 5 has also posted a Hearing Request Form.  

Possibly. Depending on the complexity of the matter, the court will use its discretion to permit virtual hearings. 

Court staff will contact you after the hearing is set with instructions for the hearing, including how evidence is submitted and presented to the court.  

Contact the court for more information regarding virtual jury procedures. 

Possibly. Contact the court if you have concerns. The court will decide whether to allow virtual testimony upon request. 

If you have any questions concerning your case or court procedures, contact the Court Coordinator at (915) 546-2004 or by emailing CountyCourtatLaw5@epcounty.com or becopado@epcounty.com

Honorable Judge M. Sue Kurita 

500 East San Antonio 

Suite 1106, 11th Floor 

El Paso, TX 79901 
 
Phone: (915) 543-3868 

Watch County Court at Law No. 6’s court live stream on YouTube. 

This information is current as of April 7, 2023. 

Checklist Steps

Is this court doing virtual hearings? What platform are they using? Are there any exceptions?
Possibly Zoom El Paso county judges will use all reasonable efforts to conduct proceedings remotely. Contact the court for more information.

You can visit County Court at Law No. 6’s directory listing for the most up-to-date information.  

You can also read the COVID-19 Operating Plan for the El Paso County Judiciary

All documents you want to file with the court must be filed with the Court Clerk’s Office through e-filing, in person, fax, or by mail. Contact the District Clerk’s Office with any questions at (915) 546-2001 or by emailing districtclerk@epcounty.com

Contact the court clerk to schedule a hearing in this court. 

Yes. Depending on the complexity of the matter, the court will use its discretion to permit virtual hearings.  

Court staff will contact you after the hearing is set with instructions for the hearing, including how evidence is submitted and presented to the court.  

Contact the court for more information regarding virtual jury procedures. 

Possibly. Contact the court if you have concerns. The court will decide whether to allow virtual testimony upon request. 

If you have any questions concerning your case or court procedures, contact the Court Coordinator Arlene Saenz-Flores at (915) 543-3868 or by emailing a.flores@epcounty.com

Honorable Judge Ruben Morales 

500 East San Antonio 

Suite 806, 8th Floor 
 
Phone: (915) 543-3877 

Watch County Court at Law No. 7’s court live stream on YouTube. 

This information is current as of April 7, 2023. 

Checklist Steps

Is this court doing virtual hearings? What platform are they using? Are there any exceptions?
Possibly Zoom El Paso county judges will use all reasonable efforts to conduct proceedings remotely. Contact the court for more information.

You can visit County Court at Law No. 7’s directory listing for the most up-to-date information.  

You can also read the COVID-19 Operating Plan for the El Paso County Judiciary

All documents you want to file with the court must be filed with the Court Clerk’s Office through e-filing, in person, fax, or by mail. Contact the District Clerk’s Office with any questions at (915) 546-2001 or by emailing districtclerk@epcounty.com

Contact the court clerk to schedule a hearing in this court. 

Yes. Depending on the complexity of the matter, the court will use its discretion to permit virtual hearings. 

Court staff will contact you after the hearing is set with instructions for the hearing, including how evidence is submitted and presented to the court.  

Contact the court for more information regarding virtual jury procedures. 

Possibly. Contact the court if you have concerns. The court will decide whether to allow virtual testimony upon request. 

If you have any questions concerning your case or court procedures, contact the Court Coordinator at (915) 543-3877 or by emailing CountyCourt7.gem@epcounty.com or A.Jane@epcounty.com

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