The North Dallas Government Center at 10056 Marsh Lane, Dallas, Texas 75229 has been closed until further notice due to tornado damage from the inclement weather on Sunday, October 20, 2019.

For a list of helpful recovery resources, please click the “October 2019 Tornado Resources” link in the orange Hot Links box.

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Requesting a Continuance

Justice of the Peace 5-1

East Dallas Government Center – 3443 St. Francis Avenue, Dallas, Texas 75228
(214) 943-6980 Main • (214) 943-2871 Fax
Office E-mail: JP51Court@dallascounty.org
Hours of Operation 8:00am - 4:00pm, Monday - Friday
Se Habla Español


Small Claims & Justice Court (applies to both)

  • BY AGREEMENT OF PARTIES

Small Claims only
28.032 GOVERNMENT CODE

  • ONLY FOR GOOD CAUSE SHOWN (in writing)
    Helpful hint: attach any documentation to support the request

Justice Court only
RULE 541 T.R.C.P.

  • UPON WRITTEN APPLICATION FOR GOOD CAUSE
    SUPPORTED BY AFFIDAVIT

Contacting the court by phone is not a lawful or proper request for continuance.