Upcoming meetings

North Texas Justices of the Peace & Constables Association Education Conference
October 15th & 16th
Hilton Garden Inn, Granbury Texas


October 15th
4:00 PM
Business Meeting & Election of Officers

October 16th
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Constables: Liability in Civil Process: Protecting Your County When You Serve
JPs: TxEver Question and Answer

10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
General Session: Regional Issues Round Table

12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Lunch - Chicken Fried Steaks, Whipped Potatoes, Salad, Peach Cobbler

1:00 - 2:00 p.m.
General Session: Leadership in Your County

2:00 - 5:00 p.m.
General Session: Evictions: From Court to Constable

Click here to download registration form.
Cost: $75 before October 10th or $100 at the door
Mail to:
P.O. Box 1135
Granbury, Texas 76048

Handouts will be available on this page one week before the program.

Thank you for making our past
Education Conferences a success!

The North Texas JPCA Legislative update will be was delivered by the Texas Justice Court Training Center on August 15, 2019. Click below to download the handouts.

Justice of the Peace & Clerk powerpoint presentation

Constable & Deputy powerpoint presentation

Quarterly Education Training - March 27-28th in Decatur

Who attended?
Judges, Court Clerks, Constables, Deputies, Sheriffs, and Peace Officers

Training Topics:
Receiverships -
Comprehensive study of the codes, rules, issuing of documents and procedures to execute these court orders. The instructor is the Hon. Ralph Swearingin from Tarrant County.
Civilian Interaction Training (TECOLE 30413) - New legislative mandated course from the 85th legislature.

2018 annual conference

The 2018 Annual Conference was held on October 24  - 25, 2018 in Granbury, TX. 

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Justice Court Education

Justices of the Peace and Justice Court Clerks received 8-hours of education on Setting Bail, Mental Health Assessments, Civil Scenarios, and Eviction Scenarios taught by the Texas Justice Court Training Center.


Court Security Officer Training

Constables and Deputy Constables received the required TCOLE 8-hour Court Security Officer training.


Remembering Constable Zane G. Hilger

Our deepest condolences go out to the family and friends of retired Tarrant County Constable, and Past JPCA President, Zane G. Hilger.

Constable Hilger began his career with Tarrant County in 1983 as a Deputy Constable.  He was appointed Constable for Precinct 3 in 1986 and remained in that position for twenty-six years until his retirement in 2012. 

Visitation was held on Tuesday, August 7th and deputies escorted Constable Hilger to the Center of Unity church in Grapevine. Internment followed at 901 Bourland Road, Bourland Cemetery in Keller. 

Association Meeting held at JPca annual conference

An association meeting to discuss business updates and the results of of the annual audit of association accounts was held at 10:00 a.m. on June 26 following the General Session at JPCA's Annual Conference in College Station.

2018 Quarterly Education Conference
On April 23 - 26, 2018, members met in Nacogdoches, TX for an intensive 3-day training class addressing the issues of Trauma Affected Veterans. 


Intensive on Trauma Affected Veterans

Judges, Constables, Clerks, and Deputies took a 3-day training class to find out how to deal with trauma affected veterans.

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2017 Annual Conference
The North Texas Justices of the Peace and Constables Association held its annual conference on November 1st and 2nd at the Best Western Hotel in Greenville, Texas. Join us next year for more fellowship and education! 


2017 Annual Education Conference Presentations

Jena Prescott, Associate Transportation Researcher, from Texas A&M University shares data on fatal car crashes across Texas.