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The Hon. Jeff Hightower,  Precinct 1

Justice of the Peace Precinct 1

P O Box 172

Meridian, TX 76665
254-435-2921

The Hon. James Zander,  Precinct 2

Justice of the Peace Precinct 2

P O Box 204

Clifton, TX 76634
254-675-8939

Duties and Responsibilities of the Justices of the Peace

Justices of the Peace, also known as JP's, are the presiding officers of the justice court and the small claims court. The JP's have jurisdiction over class C misdemeanors, issues arrest and search warrants and magistrates adult and juvenile offenders.
The JP's also perform marriages and hold inquests upon death.

OCA Appointments and Fees January 2017 Pct. 1

OCA Appointments and Fees December 2016 Pct. 2