Precinct 2 Evictions/ Repair & Remedy

Evictions


All eviction suits must be filed in the Justice of the Peace Precinct where the property is located. It is important to understand that the Judge is neither an advocate for the landlord or tenant, and each case is tried on its own individual merit.

Find Your Precinct If unable to find the address using the Precinct Finder tool, contact the Elections Administrator office at 972-204-6200. 

Texas Rent Relief and Texas Eviction Diversion Program- Referrals


Repair and Remedy


A Repair and Remedy case is a lawsuit filed by a residential tenant under Chapter 92, Subchapter B of the Texas Property Code to enforce the landlord's duty to repair or remedy a condition materially affecting the physical health or safety of an ordinary tenant. The relief sough can be for no more than $10,000, excluding statutory interests and court costs, but not including attorney fees, if any.

If you need more information, please call the Justice of the Peace office at (972) 204-6730. 

Texas Rules of Civil Procedure
 

Disclaimer


The matters discussed here are for informational purpose only. Nothing on this site should be construed as a legal advice. For legal advice, you should speak to an attorney.

Self-Help Packets
You're a Plaintiff in an Eviction Suit
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 Legal Resources
 
 State Bar of Texas
 (800) 204-2222
www.texasbar.com
 Texas Young Lawyers Assoc.
 (512) 427-1529
www.tyla.org
 Helping Hands - Rockwall
 (972) 771-4357  www.rockwallhelpinghands.com
 Texas Law Help
  www.TexasLawHelp.org 

 
Rockwall County Justice of the Peace, Precinct 2
Phone: (972) 204-6730 • Email: JP2Court@rockwallcountytexas.com • Fax: (972) 204- 6739
Mail: 1111 E. Yellowjacket Ln., Ste. 302, Rockwall, TX 75087
Hours: Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., excluding County Holidays