Justice of the Peace Precincts

Justices of the Peace have jurisdiction in Criminal and Civil matters.

  • Civil function is to hold justice court judiciously and as quickly as possible.
  • Criminal jurisdiction of the court includes Class C Misdemeanor cases such as bad checks, truancy, fine only traffic offenses, and Parks and Wildlife violations.
  • Perform magisterial duties such as accepting criminal complaints, ordering arrests, and issuing search warrants.
  • Perform wedding ceremonies.
  • For more information, click the links below. Use the Justice of the Peace / Constable Precinct Search to find your precinct.

NOTE WHEN CONTACTING A COURT

"A judge shall not initiate, permit, or consider ex parte or other communications made to the judge outside the presence of the parties....concerning the merits of a pending or impending judicial proceeding. A judge shall require compliance with this subsection by court personnel subject to his or her direction and control..."
Code of Judicial Conduct, Canon 3, Section B. (8).

Justice of the Peace Precinct 1

Denton County Seal The Honorable Joe Holland
Joseph A. Carroll Building
401 W. Hickory, Suite 227
Denton, Texas 76201-9026
(940) 349-3170

Justice of the Peace Precinct 2

Denton County Seal The Honorable James R. DePiazza
The Colony Government Center
6301 Main Street
Suite 100
The Colony, Texas 75056-1634
(972) 434-7200

Justice of the Peace Precinct 3

Denton County Seal The Honorable Becky Kerbow
Lewisville Government Center
400 North Valley Pkwy, Suite 2012
Lewisville, Texas 75067-3530
(972) 434-4750

Justice of the Peace Precinct 4

Denton County Seal The Honorable JW Hand
Roanoke Government Center
816 North Hwy. 377
Roanoke, Texas 76262-6175
(972) 434-3910

Justice of the Peace Precinct 5

Denton County Seal The Honorable Mike Oglesby
Steven E. Copeland Government Center
1400 FM 424, Suite 124
Cross Roads, Texas 76227-7284
(940) 349-3460

Justice of the Peace Precinct 6

Denton County Seal The Honorable Gary W. Blanscet
Sandy Jacobs Government Center
1029 W. Rosemeade Pkwy
Carrollton, Texas 75007-6251
(972) 434-7100