Precinct 1

JP #1 CORONA VIRUS POLICY:
REGARDING OFFICE HOURS/SCHEDULE/STAFFING

Justice of the Peace Pct #1 office will be CLOSED to the public, effective 4-6-2020, until May 26, 2020. Our Office will still be available by phone Monday thru Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.  at 432-688-4721 for any questions until that date. On May 26, 2020 we will be open to the public Monday thru Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Payments for citations can be received by Money Order or by Debit/Credit cards in office (NO CASH) or you can go online at www.texasonlinerecords.com.  Automatic continuances will be given for traffic citations received prior to May 26, 2020. 

Civil forms (ie: Eviction, Small Claims & Debt Claims) may be found and printed from our website at www.midlandtx.gov.  You may mail it our address along with the filing fee (money orders only, NO checks) to JP #1 Attn: Civil, 400 S. Main St, Midland, TX 79701.  All Eviction may be filed in office starting May 26, 2020 but no hearings will be held through June 1, 2020 and possibly later. 

New In-Office procedures will be followed until further notice:

  • Regular cleaning will be done daily to minimize any virus concerns.
  • Court Staff will wear masks and gloves when dealing with the public at all times.


Cases Handled

The Justice of the Peace, Precinct 1, court handles both Civil and Criminal cases.

Civil Cases include:

  • Debt Claim Cases
  • Eviction Cases
  • Repair and Remedy Cases
  • Small Claims

Criminal Cases include:

  • All Class C Misdemeanors
  • Criminal/Traffic Citations