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Our office will send out court notices accordingly for hearings.

No Jury Trial for the remainder of 2020. 


We do require every participant to alert the court if the participant has, or knows of another participant who has Covid-19 or flue-like symptoms, or a fever, cough or sneezing.


Our office is under construction . Please knock on 2nd door under car canopy and someone will assist you. Also call office to let us know you are outside. Thank You.


Justice of the Peace Precinct #4

Mark A. Finlay

P. O. Box 508 /Corner of 3rd and Ave F ( Next to Community Center)
Markham, Texas 77456

979-843-5471 (fax)


Alternative phone number 979-557-4084

Head Clerk and Court Coordinator - Debbie Mendieta

Español Disponible

Our office will be open on the following Friday's for the month of October 2, 23, 2020


Office Hours: 

Monday - 7:00 -5:00

Tuesday - 7:00 - 5:00

Wednesday  7:00 - 5:00   

Thursday 7:00 - 5:00

Friday 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Twice a month until further notice.


Per social distancing requirements ordered by the Supreme Court of Texas, our current courtroom capacity is limited to 8   individuals.

Covid -19 Joint Operating Plan for the Matagorda County Judiciary

Pretrial are set for November 20, 2020  @ 10:00 a.m. in the 23rd District Court Room.


Zoom Hearings can be observed live through our YouTube Channel:

Matagorda County Jp4 Youtube channel

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 Do NOT attempt to contact any judge directly concerning an ongoing court case. This is considered  ex parte communication and is illegal under Texas Law. Direct all inquires to the judge's staff. 

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  • Upcoming Jury Trial:  Has been Cancelled

    If you need to return a Summon to our office please use the following information. 

    Justice of the Peace Pct 4

    in person at 3rd and Ave F Markham, Texas 77456

    or mail to: P.O. Box 508 Markham, Texas 77456