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Justice of the Peace Precinct 4
Honorable Judge James W. Westley


Mission Statement

To provide access to effective and efficient justice through a timely, fair, and impartial resolution of cases in accordance with the laws.

Vision Statement

To provide equal access to a fair and effective system of justice for all without excess cost, inconvenience, or delay with sensitivity to an increasingly diverse society.

Justice of the Peace Precinct 4’s primary function is to process Civil cases of Eviction, Repair and Remedy, Small Claims, Debt Claims all under our $20,000 jurisdiction and all Class “C”  criminal charges filed by the Texas Department of Public Safety, Commercial Motor Vehicle Enforcement, Parks and Wildlife, and Anderson County Sheriffs.  These include charges and filings under the Texas Transportation Code, Penal Code, Alcohol Beverage Code, Health and Safety, Education Code, Texas Rules of Civil Procedure, the U.S. Code of Federal Regulations, The Texas Parks and Wildlife Outdoor Annual, Water Safety Act, and the Local Government Code.

The Court also has additional administrative duties.

Comments  may be sent to:

703 N. Mallard St. Suite 106
Palestine, Texas 75801
Phone (903) 723-7419 
Fax    (903) 723-7834

Office Hours : 8am - 11:55am

                     1pm - 4:55pm

Administrative Assistant:

Marsha Mullins

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