Judge Mike Merkel, Precinct 3, Place 1

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Judge Mike merkel

 

Judge Mike Merkel
Precinct 3, Place 1
Alvin
Took office January 1, 2013

Staff

Elizabeth
Chief Court Clerk; Court Administration & Inquests

Misty
Court Clerk; Traffic & Class C Misdemeanors

Brigitte
Court Clerk; Traffic, Hot Checks, Occupational DL & DL Administrative Hearings  

Brandy
Court Clerk; Civil (Debt Claim, Small Claim, Eviction & Repair and Remedy)

Brook
Court Clerk; Juvenile & Truancy, Criminal Class A & B Misdemeanors & Felonies
         

 

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INFORMATION LINKS

STANDING ORDERS

TEMPORARY STANDING ORDERS IN RESPONSE TO CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19)

MONTHLY APPOINTMENTS & FEES REPORT (GOVERNMENT CODE, CHAPTER 36)

OFFICE OF COURT ADMINISTRATION SELF-HELP RESOURCES

STATE LAW LIBRARY

TRAFFIC OR CLASS C TICKET CASES

PLEA FORM (INCLUDE WITH PAYMENTS MADE BY MAIL OR INCLUDE WITH PAYMENT PLAN REQUEST MADE BY MAIL, IF A PLEA HAS NOT BEEN FILED WITH THE COURT ALREADY)

PAYMENT PLAN REQUEST & CONTACT INFORMATION FORM

DEFENSIVE DRIVING REQUEST BY MAIL (CALL COURT TO DETERMINE ELIGIBILITY)

DEFERRED DISPOSITION REQUEST BY MAIL (CALL COURT TO DETERMINE ELIGIBILITY AND TERMS)

REQUEST FOR HEARING ON ABILITY TO PAY  (MUST INCLUDE COPY OF I.D. OR D.L. WITH SUBMISSION)

D.P.S. SURCHARGE REPEAL INFORMATION

CIVIL CASES

CIVIL CASE INFORMATION (SMALL CLAIMS, EVICTIONS, DEBT CLAIMS, REPAIR & REMEDY, MISC.)

RESOURCES:

  • TEXAS SUPREME COURT (LINKS TO THE TEXAS RULES OF EVIDENCE AND TEXAS RULES OF CIVIL PROCEDURE (T.R.C.P.); T.R.C.P. RULES FOR JP COURTS ARE FOUND IN PART V, BEGINNING WITH RULE 500)
  • TEXAS STATUTES ONLINE  (ACCESS TO VARIOUS TEXAS STATUTES, INCLUDING THE TEXAS CIVIL PRACTICE & REMEDIES CODE)
  • MAP OF JUSTICE OF THE PEACE PRECINCTS (TYPE IN ADDRESS AND IF IT IS IN BRAZORIA COUNTY, THE MAP WILL INDICATE WHAT PRECINCT THE ADDRESS IS IN. NOTE: EVICTION SUITS MUST BE FILED IN THE JP PRECINCT WHERE THE PROPERTY IS LOCATED)

DOCUMENTS NEEDED TO FILE SUIT:

  • AFFIDAVIT OF MILITARY STATUS  (REQUIRED FOR DEFAULT JUDGMENT AGAINST AN INDIVIDUAL)
  • EVICTION PETITION WITH CARES ACT VERIFICATION
    • IMPORTANT CARES ACT NOTICE AND TIME FRAME CHANGES FOR LANDLORDS / PROPERTY MANAGERS: PLEASE READ THE CARES ACT HERE. UNDER ORDER OF THE SUPREME COURT, A SWORN VERIFICATION OF COMPLIANCE MUST BE INCLUDED IN YOUR PETITION FOR EVICTION AT THE TIME OF FILING YOUR CASE TO PROVE COMPLIANCE WITH SECTION 4024 OF THE CARES ACT. LANDLORDS / PROPERTY MANAGERS CAN GO TO THE TDCHA WEBSITE HERE AND CLICK ON "HTC PROPERTY INVENTORY (XLSX)" UNDER ADDITIONAL GUIDANCE AND RESOURCES TO SEARCH A DATABASE TO DETERMINE IF PROPERTY IS SUBJECT TO THE LIHTC RESTRICTION. LANDLORDS / PROPERTY MANAGERS CAN GO HERE TO CHECK THEIR PROPERTY AGAINST A MULTI-FAMILY HOUSING DATABASE.
  • SMALL CLAIM PETITION
  • DEBT CLAIM PETITION

OCCUPATIONAL DRIVER'S LICENSE CASES

OCCUPATIONAL DRIVER'S LICENSE HEARING INFORMATION

 

Contact Us 

Address:
260 George St. Ste. 100
Alvin, Texas 77511

Monday thru Friday
Hours: 8 am - 5 pm
Closed on Weekends and County Holidays

Telephone:
Office (281) 331-3524 - or- (281) 756-0453
Fax: (281)756-0830