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Fill-in & Downloadable Forms for your convenience at the bottom of this page along with other helpful LINKS.

 

RULES OF PRACTICE IN JUSTICE COURTS

CHANGES TO COURT COSTS
On September 1, 2017, court cost increased to $46 for all civil cases.  All service fees for Hardin County Constables will remain $100 per listed defendant for new civil cases.

ALTERNATIVES TO PAY FINE AND COSTS

VIEW DPS CITATIONS ISSUED WITHIN THE PAST 24 MONTHS

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Precinct 1 Justice of the Peace

Judge Chris Ingram

1102 North 5th Street
Silsbee, Texas 77656

Phone: (409) 385-3740
Fax:     (409) 386-0276

Email: HCJP1@co.hardin.tx.us

PAY YOUR TICKET/CITATION ONLINE

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Precinct 2 Justice of the Peace                           
 
Judge Charles Brewer  
                                                                      
P. O. Box 1612                                              
3051 FM Hwy 92 North                                              
Silsbee, Texas 77656                                         
                                                                                          
Phone: (409) 385-7195                                     
Fax:     (409) 385-7194     
 
Email: HCJP2@co.hardin.tx.us

                                                                     
PAY YOUR TICKET/CITATION ONLINE     

COURTESY LETTER FOR TRAFFIC OFFENSES IN PRECINCT 2 JUSTICE COURT
Including Drivers Safety Course Information
 
JP2 PAYMENT PLAN APPLICATION

Monthly OCA Appointments & Fees Reports

 

THE OPEN COURTS PROVISIONS OF THE TEXAS LAW ALLOWS ALL TEXAN ACCESS
TO COURT PROCEEDINGS. Remote hearings will be live streamed via the Court’s YouTube
Channel, Hardin County Justice of the Peace Pct. 2. VIDEO OR AUDIO RECORDING IS
PROHIBITED. The public may view the proceeding while it is happening, but is prohibited from
recording the proceeding. Anyone who records the proceedings, other than the official court
reporter, may be held in contempt of Court.

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Precinct 3 Justice of the Peace

Judge Tommy Hall


P. O. Box 1360
Kountze, Texas 77625
 
1135 Redwood St
Kountze, TX 77625

Phone: (409) 246-5115
Fax:     (409) 246-5191

 

Email: HCJP3@co.hardin.tx.us

PAY YOUR TICKET/CITATION ONLINE

Monthly OCA Appointments & Fee Reports

 

THE OPEN COURTS PROVISIONS OF THE TEXAS LAW ALLOWS ALL TEXAN ACCESS
TO COURT PROCEEDINGS. Remote hearings will be live streamed via the Court’s YouTube
Channel, Hardin County Justice of the Peace Pct. 3. VIDEO OR AUDIO RECORDING IS
PROHIBITED. The public may view the proceeding while it is happening, but is prohibited from
recording the proceeding. Anyone who records the proceedings, other than the official court
reporter, may be held in contempt of Court.

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Precinct 4 Justice of the Peace

Judge Mark Ames

Physical Address:   
615 W. Hwy 105
Sour Lake, Texas 77659

Mailing Address:    
P. O. Box 2014
Sour Lake, Texas 77659

Phone: (409) 287-3211
Fax:     (409) 287-4000

 

Email: JP4COURTCLERK@co.hardin.tx.us

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Precinct 5 Justice of the Peace   
 
Judge Melissa Minton                        
 
160 East Chance Road
Lumberton, Texas 77657
 
Phone: (409) 755-2862
Fax:     (409) 755-7603

 

Email: Melissa.Minton@co.hardin.tx.us 

 

PAY YOUR TICKET/CITATION ONLINE

 
COURTESY LETTER FOR TRAFFIC OFFENSES IN PRECINCT 5 JUSTICE COURT

Monthly OCA Appointments & Fees Report

 

THE OPEN COURTS PROVISIONS OF THE TEXAS LAW ALLOWS ALL TEXAN ACCESS
TO COURT PROCEEDINGS. Remote hearings will be live streamed via the Court’s YouTube
Channel, Hardin County Justice of the Peace Pct. 5. VIDEO OR AUDIO RECORDING IS
PROHIBITED. The public may view the proceeding while it is happening, but is prohibited from
recording the proceeding. Anyone who records the proceedings, other than the official court
reporter, may be held in contempt of Court.

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Precinct 6 Justice of the Peace

Judge Jackie Werner

Physical Address:     
42803 Hwy 105
Batson, Texas 77519

Mailing Address:     
P. O. Box 503
Batson, Texas 77519

Phone: (936) 262-8271
Fax:     (936) 262-7311

 

Email: HCJP6@co.hardin.tx.us

THE OPEN COURTS PROVISIONS OF THE TEXAS LAW ALLOWS ALL TEXAN ACCESS
TO COURT PROCEEDINGS. Remote hearings will be live streamed via the Court’s YouTube
Channel, Hardin County Justice of the Peace Pct. 6. VIDEO OR AUDIO RECORDING IS
PROHIBITED. The public may view the proceeding while it is happening, but is prohibited from
recording the proceeding. Anyone who records the proceedings, other than the official court
reporter, may be held in contempt of Court.

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FILL-IN & DOWNLOADABLE FORMS

These FORMS can be faxed, emailed or mailed to the appropriate Court,
then you must contact the Court for payment information. 

DEBT CLAIM PETITION                             
SMALL CLAIM PETITION                           
EVICTION PETITON PACKET REVISED 11-16-2021
SAMPLE EVICTION VACATE NOTICE
REPEAIR AND REMEDY PETITON                          
DEFENDANTS ANSWER                              
MILITARY STATUS AFFIDAVIT                                
APPEAL BOND   
MOTION-ORDER FOR CONTINUANCE-CIVIL                                                                  
ISSUANCE OF BAD CHECK
OCCUPATIONAL DRIVER LICENSE INFORMATION