Justice of the Peace Precinct One Notice

Due to Governor Abbott’s Declaration Of Public Health Disaster, in addition to The Texas Supreme Court’s (Misc. Docket No. 20-9044), and The Texas Court Of Criminal Appeals’ (Misc. Docket No. 20-008) Third Emergency Order Regarding The COVID-19 State Of Disaster, the Justice of the Peace, Pct. 1 window will be closed to the public effective 4:00 PM on March 20, 2020 and remain closed until further notice.  

  (Click here to view the Office Notice pdf document.)


Customers can continue to call or email the Court during regular business hours

(Monday – Friday; 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM) with questions or concerns regarding their case.

JP Pct One phone number:  830-307-3737, press #1

JP Pct One email:  jp1office@gillespiecounty.org


Payments by money order or cashier’s check can be placed in our Drop Box located on the back side of our building at 125 W Main Street, Fredericksburg Texas.


Payments by credit or debit card can be made online or by phone following the instructions below:


Online payments go to:           gillespiecounty.org

                                                 Online payments

                                                 Justice of Peace

                                                 Justice of Peace Precinct 1– Judge J.D. Hickman

                                                 Proceed with your payment amount and credit card information.

                                                 Use your Texas Driver’s License number for Citation Number

                                                  (in the event you do not have a Texas Driver’s License, please                                                                                                 call the Court during normal business hours for information)


Telephone payments please call:         1-800-487-4567

                                                            Choose your preferred language

                                                            Press #4 to speak to a customer service representative

                                                            Give the representative the Jurisdiction Code of 6593

                                                             (this code is ONLY for JP 1 cases)


                                                            Tell them the amount you are paying


                                                            Give your Texas Driver’s License number for                                                                                                                             Citation Number (in the event you do not have a Texas                                                             Driver’s License call the Court for information).