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Potter County Justice of the Peace Courts

Potter County

Learn the virtual court procedures, who you need to contact, and more about the Potter 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 $10,000 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 Potter 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 rules of practice and procedure for Justice Courts: 

Common questions about Potter County

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

Currently, Potter County Justice Courts do not have an online case search portal. To find out information about your case, contact or visit the Justice Court your case is in. 

You can read How to E-File and the guide I want to electronically file (e-file) my documents to learn about E-Filing.

Not all Justice Courts accept e-filing. Check with your Justice Court to learn more.

Each Justice Court has its own rules for making online payments. Read the section of the guide for your Justice Court to find information.

Instructions & Forms

Honorable Debbie Horn 

900 South Polk 
Suite 418 
Amarillo, Texas 79101 

Phone: (806) 349-4880 
Fax: (806) 349-4887 

This information is current as of April 6, 2023.

Checklist Steps

Is this court doing virtual hearings? What platform are they using? Are there any exceptions?
Unknown. Zoom. Contact the court for information.

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

Yes. You can make payments online through JP Pct. 1’s Certified Payments Portal. Read JP Pct. 1’s Alternatives to Payment of Fines and Fees to learn if you are entitled to alternative methods of satisfying your judgment if you are unable to pay the fine or costs.

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. 

Justice Court Pct. 1 provides several forms on its homepage for cases that will be filed in the court.

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.

No. All jury trials are held in person only. 

Possibly. Contact the court coordinator if you have concerns.

If you have any questions concerning your case or court procedures, contact the court at (806) 349-4880 or jp1@co.potter.tx.us.

Honorable Robert J. Taylor 

500 South Fillmore 
Suite 502 
Amarillo, Texas 79101 

Phone: (806) 379-2390 
Fax: (806) 379-2845 

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

Watch Justice Court Pct. 2’s court live stream on YouTube

This information is current as of April 6, 2023.

Checklist Steps

Is this court doing virtual hearings? What platform are they using? Are there any exceptions?
Yes. Zoom. Some cases are held in-person only. Contact the court for information.

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

Yes. You can make payments online through JP Pct. 2’s Certified Payments Portal. Read JP Pct. 2’s Alternatives to Payment of Fines and Fees to learn if you are entitled to alternative methods of satisfying your judgment if you are unable to pay the fine or costs.

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. 

Justice Court Pct. 2 provides several forms on its homepage for cases that will be filed in the court.

Contact the court to schedule a hearing.

Yes. JP Pct. 2 is currently conducting all evictions, small claims, and debt claims virtually over Zoom. All non-jury bench trials for traffic violations are in person. Contact the court for more information on how to request a virtual hearing. 

Read Rules of Justice of the Peace 2 for more details.

All evidence, photos, documents, and sworn written material must be submitted to the court no later than 24 hours before the 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.

No. All jury trials are held in person only. 

Possibly. Contact the court coordinator if you have concerns.

If you have any questions concerning your case or court procedures, contact the court at (806) 379-2390 or jp2@co.potter.tx.us.

Honorable Gary L. Jackson 

13651 I-40 West 
Amarillo, Texas 79124 

Mailing Address: 
P.O. Box 50487 
Amarillo, Texas 79159 

Phone: (806) 355-3070 
Fax: (806) 352-0129 

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

Watch Justice Court Pct. 3’s court live stream on YouTube

This information is current as of April 6, 2023.

Checklist Steps

Is this court doing virtual hearings? What platform are they using? Are there any exceptions?
Unknown. Zoom. Contact the court for information.

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

Yes. You can make payments online through JP Pct. 3’s Certified Payments Portal. Read JP Pct. 3’s Alternatives to Payment of Fines and Fees to learn if you are entitled to alternative methods of satisfying your judgment if you are unable to pay the fine or costs.

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. 

Justice Court Pct. 3 provides several forms on its homepage for cases that will be filed in the court.

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.

No. All jury trials are held in person only. 

Possibly. Contact the court coordinator if you have concerns.

If you have any questions concerning your case or court procedures, contact the court at (806) 355-3070 or jp3@co.potter.tx.us.

Honorable Thomas Jones 

500 South Fillmore 
Suite 302A 
Amarillo, Texas 79124 

Phone: (806) 379-2817 
Fax: (806) 379-2829 

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

This information is current as of April 6, 2023.

Checklist Steps

Is this court doing virtual hearings? What platform are they using? Are there any exceptions?
Unknown. Zoom. Contact the court for information.

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

Yes. You can make payments online through JP Pct. 4’s Certified Payments Portal. Read JP Pct. 4’s Alternatives to Payment of Fines and Fees to learn if you are entitled to alternative methods of satisfying your judgment if you are unable to pay the fine or costs.

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. 

Justice Court Pct. 4 provides several forms on its homepage for cases that will be filed in the court.

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.

No. All jury trials are held in person only. 

Possibly. Contact the court coordinator if you have concerns.

If you have any questions concerning your case or court procedures, contact the court at (806) 379-2817 or jp4@co.potter.tx.us.

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