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Justice of the Peace
 
Teri Nunley
Justice of the Peace Pct 1

 

Office Location:
204 E. San Antonio (Historical Court House) second floor
Mailing  Address:
201 E. San Antonio #20-A
Boerne, Texas 78006
Contact Information and Office Hours:
Phone: 830-249-9343 X 334 
Fax: 830-249-7046

 

EMAIL: Leandra Quick

 

General Office Hours:           
Monday-Friday
8:00 A.M.-12:00 noon / 1:00 P.M.-5:00 P.M.

To determine which Precinct provides service to your address, click here.

 JP1 COURT AND CORONA VIRUS UPDATE 3/20/2020

The Kendall County Historical Courthouse is CLOSED to the public until further notice.    

Justice of the Peace Precinct 1 will be open for business 8:00 to 5:00 by telephone or electronic means ONLY until further notice.  Listed below is detailed information on how you can handle your traffic citation during this time. 

You can contact the court by phone and send any documentation by mail.  If there is no answer, please leave a message.  The clerk is probably on the other line.  The court will return your phone calls and process your requests as quickly as time allows. 

All civil cases are on hold until further notice.  If you have a civil case filed with this court, we will proceed with your case when we can set docket hearings again.  You can submit a new civil filing to the court by mail.

NO EVICTIONS will be scheduled

No writs will be issued or executed

All court hearings previously scheduled are postponed until a further date.

THE JURY TRIAL SCHEDULED FOR APRIL 20, 2020 @ 9:00AM HAS BEEN CANCELED.


 

CRIMINAL/ TRAFFIC CITATION INFORMATION:

·         The court cannot give legal advice.  It is recommended that you consult an attorney if you are unsure of how you are wanting to handle your case.  This court CANNOT speak to anyone about another person's citation. 

·         Any persons under the age of 17 years old, you must appear with a parent or guardian.  You must call to make an appointment to speak with the Judge about your citation in open court.  

  

PAYING FINES:

·         The court accepts Cashier's Check or Money Order only made payable to JP#1.  

·         Cash or personal checks are not accepted.  

 ·   To pay with a credit card online or by phone, contact certified payments at 1-866-549-1010 or go to Certified Payments webpage.   When paying a citation for Precinct 1, you must use bureau code 3740102 to allocate your payment to this precinct.  This bureau code is for Precinct 1 payments only.   If you remit payment to this bureau code for another precinct citation, your payment will be refunded and your case may fall delinquent in the correct court.  


 

   PLEA DEFINITIONS:

  • A plea of NO CONTEST means that you do not contest the State’s charge(s) against you but are not admitting guilt and agree to pay the fine/costs assessed by the judge. 
  • A plea of GUILTY means that you do not contest the State’s charge(s) against you and admit guilt and agree to pay the fine/costs assessed by the judge. 
  • A plea of NOT GUILTY and you would have to decide either a trial by judge waiving my right to a jury trial or trial by jury.  This means that you intend to contest the charge(s) against you. Your case will be rescheduled for trial and you will be mailed notice of when to appear for a pre-trial hearing.

 


 

OPTIONS:

·         Pay citation in full: appear in person, pay online, or mail in payment.  Submitting full payment for your fine and costs constitutes a plea of no contest and the offense will be reported as a conviction. 

·         Extension to pay in full: enter your plea in writing and submit it to the court by your due date.  The offense will be reported as a conviction.  You will be given 30 days to pay in full.  If not paid within 30 days a $15.00 time-payment fee will be added.

·         Driving Safety Course (DSC): See DSC-Driver Safety Course link below

·         Deferred Disposition (probation): See Deferred Disposition link below

·         Dismissals:  Potential dismissals for such offenses as Expired Registration, Expired Driver License, or Defective Equipment may be dismissed if you remedy the defect (if expired registration you must pay the penalty fee with the tax assessor's office), submit in paper form (photos or receipts) to the court either by the 20th day after your citation date or by the "on or before" date listed on your citation which these dismissals carry a $10.00 dismissal fee.  If you were cited for No Insurance and you had current insurance the date AT THE TIME OF YOUR TRAFFIC STOP, you may present proof of your insurance to the court for a dismissal with no dismissal fee.  If you did not have current insurance at the time of your traffic stop, your case CANNOT be dismissed. 

·         Alternatives to Payment of Fines and Costs: See Alternative to Payment of Fines and Costs link below

 


 

Criminal Citation Forms:

Plea and Options

Driving Safety Course.docx

Deferred Disposition

 

Alternatives to Payment of Fines and Costs.docx

 


 

CIVIL CASE INFORMATION:

The court cannot give legal advise.  It is recommended that you consult an attorney if you are unsure of how you are wanting to handle your case. 

When filing a civil case, you must file it in the correct precinct, the court does not determine which precinct is correct for your situation.  Please read the civil filing information provided below for the type of civil filing you are seeking or you can use this interactive map if you are looking within Kendall County.  
To determine which Precinct provides service to your address, Click Here
 
EVICTIONS FILING FEE:  $46.00            FEES FOR SERVICE: $85.00 (per person being served)

SMALL CLAIMS FILING FEE$51.00        FEES FOR SERVICE: $85.00 (per person being served)

DEBT CLAIMS FILING FEE: $51.00         ***ALIAS CITATIONS FEE $25.00 and must be paid before issuance
 

Civil Forms:

 

Filing an Eviction Case Information
Filing a Small Claims Case- Information
When Someone has filed a Small Claims against you- information
When a Debit Claim has been Filed against You- Information
Affidavit of Issuance of Bad Check
Petition -- Small Claims
Petition -- Eviction Case

 

 


UPDATE 3/20/2020: UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE- JUDGE NUNLEY WILL NOT BE PREFORMING ANY MARRIAGE CEREMONIES.  

Marriage Ceremonies: Judge Nunley happily preforms marriage ceremonies.  Judge Nunley charges $100.00 in cash for preforming marriage ceremonies.  Payment is due at the time of the ceremony.  Judge Nunley proudly serves our Military personnel at no charge.  Please contact for scheduling and information.   
* Judge Nunley is not currently preforming any marriage ceremonies outside of our office and is not available for Friday, Saturday or Sunday ceremonies.   

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