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El Paso County Justice of the Peace Courts

El Paso County

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

Guide Overview

Justice of the Peace (JP) Courts handle civil and criminal cases, including small claims (amount is $20,000 or less), justice court, and administrative hearings. These are lawsuits over debts, evictions, car accidents, unlawful towing, and property issues. Most JP’s perform marriage ceremonies as well. 

This guide contains information on all El Paso County JP Courts. 

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Research Tips

Read our articles on Zoom and how to use it to prepare for your hearing. You should also read the following documents from the El Paso County Court Administrator: 

Common questions about El Paso County

The El Paso County Justice of the Peace Courts are located in seven precincts across El Paso County. The El Paso JP website provides a Search Tool to search for your precinct using your address. 

You can use the El Paso County’s Record Search tool available on the County webpage. 

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

You can also read more about E-Filing in JP Courts on the county website. 

You can use El Paso County’s Citation Search/On-line Payment tool to make payments. If your ticket does not display, contact the Justice Court listed on your ticket. 

Instructions & Forms

Honorable Robert T. Pearson 

424 Executive Center Boulevard 

Suite 100 

El Paso, Texas 79902 
 
Phone: (915) 534-3917 

Hours: Monday–Thursday; 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (closed for lunch from 12 p.m. to 12:30 p.m.), Friday; 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. 

Watch Precinct 1’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 Contact the court for more information on virtual hearings.

You can visit Justice Court Pct. 1's webpage for the most up-to-date information. 

Yes. You can make payments online through the El Paso County Justice of the Peace Court Payment Portal.  

All documents must be e-filed or filed in person or by mail with the court. Contact the court for information on filing a case. 

Contact the court to schedule a hearing.  

Possibly. Depending on the complexity of the matter, type of hearing, and the situation, the court will use its discretion to permit virtual hearings. Contact the court to see if you can schedule a virtual hearing. 

Court staff will contact you after your 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 trials. 

Possibly. Contact the court coordinator if you have concerns. 

If you have any questions concerning your case or court procedures, contact the Court Coordinator at (915) 534-3917 or by emailing msilvas@epcounty.com

Honorable Brian J. Haggerty 

4641 Cohen Avenue 

Suite A 

El Paso, Texas 79924 
 
Phone: (915) 538-1633 

Hours: Monday–Thursday; 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Friday; 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. 

Watch Precinct 2’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 Contact the court for more information on virtual hearings.

You can visit Justice Court Pct. 2's webpage for the most up-to-date information. 

Yes. You can make payments online through the El Paso County Justice of the Peace Court Payment Portal.  

All documents must be e-filed or filed in person or by mail with the court. Contact the court for information on filing a case. 

Contact the court to schedule a hearing. 

Possibly. Depending on the complexity of the matter, type of hearing, and the situation, the court will use its discretion to permit virtual hearings. Contact the court to see if you can schedule a virtual hearing. 

Court staff will contact you after your 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 trials. 

Possibly. Contact the court coordinator if you have concerns. 

If you have any questions concerning your case or court procedures, contact the Court at (915) 538-1633 or by emailing jp2general@epcounty.com

Honorable Josh Herrera 

500 E. San Antonio 

3rd Floor, Suite 308 

El Paso, Texas 79901 
Phone: (915) 546-2170 

Hours: Monday–Friday; 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (closed for lunch from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m.) 

Watch Precinct 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 Zoom Justice of the Peace Precinct 3 is using all reasonable efforts to conduct proceedings remotely. Contact the court staff for more information.

You can visit Justice Court Pct. 3's webpage for the most up-to-date information. 

Also read JP3 Operation Plan While Addressing COVID-19.  

Yes. You can make payments online through the El Paso County Justice of the Peace Court Payment Portal.  

All documents must be e-filed or filed in person or by mail with the court. Contact the court for information on filing a case. 

Contact the court to schedule a hearing. 

Possibly. Depending on the complexity of the matter, type of hearing, and the situation, the court will use its discretion to permit virtual hearings. Contact the court to see if you can schedule a virtual hearing. 

Court staff will contact you after your 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 trials. 

Possibly. Contact the court coordinator if you have concerns. 

If you have any questions concerning your case or court procedures, contact the Court Coordinator at (915) 546-2170 or by emailing mcarmona@epcounty.com

Honorable Rebecca Bustamante 

2350 George Dieter 

Suite A 

El Paso, Texas 79936 
 
Phone: (915) 538-1600 

Hours: Monday–Wednesday; 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Thursday; 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Friday 7:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. (Closed to the Public) 

Watch Precinct 4’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?
Yes Zoom Yes. Contact the court for exceptions.

You can visit Justice Court Pct. 4's webpage for the most up-to-date information. 

Also, read How to Use Zoom to prepare for your case via Zoom. 

Yes. You can make payments online through the El Paso County Justice of the Peace Court Payment Portal

All documents must be e-filed or filed in person or by mail with the court. Contact the court for information on filing a case. 

Contact the court to schedule a hearing. 

Possibly. Depending on the complexity of the matter, type of hearing, and the situation, the court will use its discretion to permit virtual hearings. Contact the court to see if you can schedule a virtual hearing. 

Court staff will contact you after your 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 trials. 

Possibly. Contact the court coordinator if you have concerns. 

If you have any questions concerning your case or court procedures, contact the Court Coordinator Alice Rosas at (915) 538-1600 or by emailing arosas@epcounty.com

Honorable Lucilla Najera 

9521 Socorro Road 

Suite B2 

El Paso, Texas 79927 
 
Phone: (915) 859-3744 

Hours: Monday–Friday; 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (closed for lunch from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m.) 

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 Justice of the Peace Precinct 5 is using all reasonable efforts to conduct proceedings remotely. Contact the court for more information on virtual hearings.

You can visit Justice Court Pct. 5's webpage for the most up-to-date information. 

Alsop read JP5 Operation While Addressing COVID-19.  

Yes. You can make payments online through the El Paso County Justice of the Peace Court Payment Portal.  

All documents must be e-filed or filed in person or by mail with the court. Contact the court for information on filing a case. v

Contact the court to schedule a hearing.  

Possibly. Depending on the complexity of the matter, type of hearing, and the situation, the court will use its discretion to permit virtual hearings. Contact the court to see if you can schedule a virtual hearing. 

Court staff will contact you after your 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 trials. 

Possibly. Contact the court coordinator if you have concerns. 

If you have any questions concerning your case or court procedures, contact the Court Coordinator Ashley Calderon at (915) 859-3744 ext. 28 or by emailing as.calderon@epcounty.com

Honorable Ruben Lujan 

190 North San Elizario Road 

Clint, Texas 79835 
 
Phone: (915) 851-2019 

Hours: Monday–Thursday; 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Friday; 8 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. 

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 Contact the court for more information on virtual hearings.

You can visit Justice Court Pct. 6 Place 1's webpage for the most up-to-date information. 

Yes. You can make payments online through the El Paso County Justice of the Peace Court Payment Portal.  

All documents must be e-filed or filed in person or by mail with the court. Contact the court for information on filing a case. 

Contact the court to schedule a hearing.  

Possibly. Depending on the complexity of the matter, type of hearing, and the situation, the court will use its discretion to permit virtual hearings. Contact the court to see if you can schedule a virtual hearing. 

Court staff will contact you after your 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 trials. 

Possibly. Contact the court coordinator if you have concerns. 

If you have any questions concerning your case or court procedures, contact the Court Coordinator Margie Kalnas at (915) 851-2019 or by emailing mkalnas@epcounty.com

Honorable Enedina Nina Serna 

14603 Greg Drive 

El Paso, Texas 79938 
 
Phone: (915) 855-3062 

Hours: Monday–Friday; 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (closed for lunch from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m.) 

Watch Precinct 6 Place 2’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 Contact the court for more information on virtual hearings.

You can visit Justice Court Pct. 6 Place 1's webpage for the most up-to-date information. 

Yes. You can make payments online through the El Paso County Justice of the Peace Court Payment Portal

All documents must be e-filed or filed in person or by mail with the court. Contact the court for information on filing a case. 

Contact the court to schedule a hearing. 

Possibly. Depending on the complexity of the matter, type of hearing, and the situation, the court will use its discretion to permit virtual hearings. Contact the court to see if you can schedule a virtual hearing. 

Court staff will contact you after your 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 trials. 

Possibly. Contact the court coordinator if you have concerns. 

If you have any questions concerning your case or court procedures, contact the Court Coordinator Margie Salcido at (915) 855-3062 or by emailing jp62@epcounty.com or msalcido@epcounty.com

Honorable Humberto Enriquez 

435 East Vinton Road 

Suite C 

Vinton, Texas 79821 
 
Phone: (915) 886-2598 

Hours: Monday–Friday; 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.  

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 Justice of the Peace Precinct 7 is using all reasonable efforts to conduct proceedings remotely. Contact the court for more information.

You can visit Justice Court Pct. 7's webpage  for the most up-to-date information. 

Also read JP7 Operation While Addressing COVID-19.  

Yes. You can make payments online through the El Paso County Justice of the Peace Court Payment Portal.  

All documents must be e-filed or filed in person or by mail with the court. Contact the court for information on filing a case. 

Contact the court to schedule a hearing.  

Possibly. Depending on the complexity of the matter, type of hearing, and the situation, the court will use its discretion to permit virtual hearings. Contact the court to see if you can schedule a virtual hearing. 

Court staff will contact you after your 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 trials. 

Possibly. Contact the court coordinator if you have concerns. 

If you have any questions concerning your case or court procedures, contact the Court Coordinator Claudio Ibarra at (915) 886-2598 ext. 1027 or by emailing cibarra@epcounty.com

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