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Randall County Justice of the Peace Courts

Randall County

Learn the virtual court procedures, who you need to contact, and more about the Randall 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 evictions, car accidents, and unlawful towing. Most JP’s perform marriage ceremonies as well. 

This guide contains information on all Randall 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 Randall County

The Randall County Justice of the Peace Courts are located in two precincts across Randall County. The county website provides a county index showing each street and zip code with assigned JP Precinct jurisdictions. 

You can also view the Justice Court Precincts Map for each of the Justice Courts listed below: 

Currently, Randall 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 to learn about E-Filing. 

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

You can make online payments through the Randall County Justice of the Peace Court Payment Portal.

Instructions & Forms

Honorable J. Tracy Byrd 

501 16th Street 
Suite 307 
Canyon, Texas 79105 

Phone: (806) 468-5606 
Fax: (806) 468-5607 

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

Watch Precinct 1’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. 1's homepage for the most up-to-date information.

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

All documents must be e-filed or filed in person or by mail with the court. Read Information for Filing Justice Court Civil Suits before filing a petition in Justice Court Pct. 1. 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 in the Civil section on its website.

Once the defendant has been served the citation, they will have until the Monday ten days after the date of service to file a written answer with the court. If the defendant does not file an answer, the court clerk will set the case for a default hearing and give notice to the plaintiff. If the defendant answers denying the claim, the court clerk will set the case for a hearing and give notice of at least 45 days to all parties. 

A hearing can only be set by the plaintiff. Contact the court to set a hearing. 

Read Information for Filing Justice Court Civil Suits to learn more about hearings and how they are set.

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) 468-5606 or jp1@randallcounty.com

Honorable Joanne Garcia Flores 

4320 S. Western 
Suite 102 
Amarillo, Texas 79109 

Phone: (806) 468-5658 
Fax: (806) 468-5661 

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

Watch Precinct 4’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. 4's homepage for the most up-to-date information.

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

All documents must be e-filed or filed in person or by mail with the court. Read Information for Filing Justice Court Civil Suits before filing a petition in Justice Court Pct. 4. 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 in the Civil section on its website.

Once the defendant has been served the citation, they will have until the Monday ten days after the date of service to file a written answer with the court. If the defendant does not file an answer, the court clerk will set the case for a default hearing and give notice to the plaintiff. If the defendant answers denying the claim, the court clerk will set the case for a hearing and give notice of at least 45 days to all parties. 

A hearing can only be set by the plaintiff. Contact the court to set a hearing. 

Read Information for Filing Justice Court Civil Suits to learn more about hearings and how they are set.

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) 468-5658 or jp4@randallcounty.com.

Honorable Kyle Balke 

4320 S. Western 
Suite 104 
Amarillo, Texas 79109 

Phone: (806) 468-5659 

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

Watch Precinct 4A’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. 4A's homepage for the most up-to-date information.

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

All documents must be e-filed or filed in person or by mail with the court. Read Information for Filing Justice Court Civil Suits before filing a petition in Justice Court Pct. 4A. 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 in the Civil section on its website.

Once the defendant has been served the citation, they will have until the Monday ten days after the date of service to file a written answer with the court. If the defendant does not file an answer, the court clerk will set the case for a default hearing and give notice to the plaintiff. If the defendant answers denying the claim, the court clerk will set the case for a hearing and give notice of at least 45 days to all parties. 

A hearing can only be set by the plaintiff. Contact the court to set a hearing. 

Read Information for Filing Justice Court Civil Suits to learn more about hearings and how they are set.

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) 468-5659 or jp4a@randallcounty.com.

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