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803 Pine Street, Bastrop, Texas 78602 | Mailing Address: P.O. Box 336, Bastrop, Texas 78602
Phone: (512) 581-4258 | Fax: (512) 581-4254
Due to the Declaration of National Emergency:
The Bastrop County Justice of the Peace, Pct. #1 will not be open to Public Walk-Ins starting 03/23/2020 until 05/07/2020.
PLEASE BE ADVISED WE WILL BE AVAILABLE BY PHONE (512-581-4258) DURING OFFICE HOURS.
(Mon – Fri 8 am - 4:00 pm)
**If you need to drop something off to our court, use the drop box on outside of the building labeled Justice of the Peace Drop Box****
Our office is cancelling all Court Dockets with the Exception of Landlord/Tenant Issues as of 03/16/2020 through 05/07/2020, and will be rescheduled after 05/08/2020.
New or rescheduled cases (with the exception of Landlord/Tenant Issues) will not be placed on the docket until after 05/08/2020.
New Filings will still be accepted by the Court to start the procedural process of other actions.
No cases except for Landlord/Tenant issues will be placed on the docket until after 05/08/2020.
Click here to see Order (03/27/2020) Re: Court Proceedings
Justice of the Peace Precinct 1 Clerk
Justice of the Peace Precinct 1 Clerk
** Please be advised if you are emailing a clerk for Bastrop county Just of the Peace Precinct 1, their response may be sent to your SPAM or JUNK email. Check those folders in your email periodically. **
Check the status of your citation. Has it been filed into our Court by the officer?
PLEASE NOTE: If after using the instructions below, your violation is not showing up as reported to our Court, then understand that the Court will be extending your Appearance Date. The Appearance Date that is listed on your citation is not valid if your citation has not yet been filed into the Court by the officer. A new Appearance Date (aka: your decision on how to take care of the ticket Due Date) will be generated by the Court if your case is not showing in the system. We cannot generate a new Appearance Date until the case is filed into the Court by the Officer.
If after using the instructions below, your citation is not shown as filed into the Court, follow up weekly using these instructions. If your case does not show in the system 2 days prior to your “original Appearance Date”, then feel free to call our Court. **Remember: The original Appearance Date on your citation will be extended if the citation is not filed into the Court in a timely manner by the officer.
Click HERE to access Criminal Case Records
Change the “Search By:” field to Citation
Enter your citation number exactly as it is shown on your ticket.
When the result appears, click on the blue “Case Number” shown on the left hand side.
This will bring you to the case details. Please ensure you have read your options listed on the Plea Sheet under Forms prior to making any payments. Understand that if you choose to pay the violation in full, this will result in a No Contest or Guilty plea reported to DPS and Insurance Companies. If you choose to pay in full, you can make a payment online with a credit card using the Payments option under QuickLinks.
If by entering in the citation number and no result is found, then do a secondary search by:
Go back on your Browser to bring you to the search screen again.
Change in the “Search By:” field to Defendant.
Enter your personal information as it is shown on the citation and click Search. Only enter information in the Party Information and Date of Birth fields.
If a result occurs, click on the Case # on the left side.
If you did not receive a Plea Sheet/Sworn Affidavit with your citation, then you can download and print one from FORMS on the left”.
If you are choosing to decline the options listed on the Plea Sheet/Sworn Affidavit and are choosing to pay your citation in full online, PLEASE CONTACT OUR COURT FIRST to confirm the amount due before using the online payment option to the left or mailing/bringing in a Cashier Check or Money Order. When mailing the payment, be sure to include the notarized plea sheet mentioned.
Bastrop County Courthouse
804 Pecan Street
Bastrop, TX 78602
Phone: (512) 581-7100
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