Justice of the Peace Kelly Crow
Justices of the Peace must act in a neutral capacity to serve all citizens, law enforcement agencies, merchants, school districts, and various other county and state regulatory agencies who file either civil or criminal actions. Justice Courts must meet all financial and court related reporting requirements of the County and State. As coroner, the Justice of the Peace must accurately, and with efficiency and consideration to all parties, determine cause of death and decide what outside agencies to employ to assist in this responsibility. Justice Courts must comply with all Records Management retention responsibilities that apply. Justice Courts must comply with all requirements related to employee time-keeping, employee evaluations, and workers' compensation laws.
The information contained in this section is NOT purported to be all inclusive. Neither is it intended to serve as legal advice. You are strongly encouraged to consult the actual law, or consult with an attorney for answers to your questions. The County Law Library, on the 3rd floor of the Fort Bend Justice Center located at 1422 Eugene Heimann Circle, Richmond, TX 77469, has law books that cover the topics discussed in this section.
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General Questions and Information
There are four types of civil suits filed in Justice Court: Debt Claims, Evictions, Repair & Remedy and Small Claims. Contact our office for help with calculating your filing fees and for information regarding payment methods.
22333 Grand Corner Dr.
Katy, TX 77494