Duties and Responsibilities of the
Justice of the Peace
Honorable Jeff Hightower
Justice of the Peace, Precinct 1
P.O. Box 172
Meridian, TX 76665
Justices of the Peace, also known as JP's, are he presiding officers of the Justice court and small claims court. The JP's have jurisdiction over class C misdemeanors, issues arrest and magistrates adult and juvenile Offenders. The JP's also hold inquests upon death.
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