Justice of the Peace, Precinct 4

The Justice of the Peace Courts have jurisdiction over criminal (Class C Misdemeanor with fine only) cases and Justice and Small Claims cases where the amount in controversy does not exceed $20,000.00. The Justice Courts have jurisdiction over all Eviction Suits and Writs of Re-entry.

Other duties include issuance of warrants for arrest, search and seizure warrants, and conducting administrative and magistrate hearings (bail settings, arraignments, and driver's license suspensions).

Justices of the Peace have jurisdiction on school attendance trials, hearings pertaining to mistreated animals, and health regulation violations and littering. They also perform marriage ceremonies and preside over coroner inquests.

Office Hours: 8am to 12pm & 1pm to 4:30pm, Fri, 8am - 12pm & 1pm - 4pm

Office Closure

  • Our office will be closed Nov 15 - 18, 2022 for training.

Office Directory

Name Title
Kristine Bode Office Manager/Chief Clerk
Shelbie Caddell Lead Senior Court Clerk
Emily Young Court Clerk

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