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KT Musselman
Justice of the Peace Pct. 1
JP1@wilco.org

J.B. and Hallie Jester Annex
Justice of the Peace Precinct 1

1801 E Old Settlers Blvd, Ste 100
Round Rock, Texas, 78664

M,Tu,Th,F: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Wednesday: 8:00 a.m. - Noon
Driving Directions

Criminal / Traffic / Juvenile
Phone: (512) 244-8622
Fax: (512) 244-8602

Civil / Justice Court / Evictions
Phone: (512) 244-8618
Fax: (512) 244-8603

 
Important Notice Must Read

To ensure social distancing and to limit the number of people in our office at the same time, please utilize one of the following methods to communicate with our office. 

  • In-Person: Effective October 19, 2020, JP1 is available for in-person appointments on Tuesday/Thursday. Click here to schedule an appointment. (Opens a new window) 
  • Phone: Our staff is available to the public Monday through Friday, 8am–5pm by calling 512-244-8622. Please make sure to follow the prompts. Due to the high volume of calls, if a clerk is not available, please leave a detailed message with your number and you will be called back within 24 hours.
  • E-Mail: If you have questions for the court, please email our office at jp1@wilco.org. We will respond to your requests within 24-48 hours. In your email, please include your full name and driver’s license number or citation number to ensure we give you the correct information.
  • Drop Box: The public may use the drop box located at the left (north) corner of building marked JP1 in red located at 1801 E. Old Settler’s Blvd, Round Rock, TX for payments, pleas, and other documents.
  • Mail: You can send your documents, payments, and pleas to: Justice Court Precinct 1, 1801 E Old Settlers Blvd, Suite 100, Round Rock, TX 78664. 
  • Pay Online: To pay your citation in full go to http://www.wilco.org/payjp1
    • note – you cannot pay for defensive driving on this site

Petitions, Answers, and other Civil Documents

Petitions, answers, and other civil documents can be filed using E-File or in person by appointment (see above). Please refer to: https://efile.txcourts.gov/ofsweb (Opens in a window) for more information on filing online.

Our website is available 24/7 to enter a plea and pay your citation, or to be advised of all payment options. Forms can be submitted from our website for alternative methods to pay or to plead not guilty.

If a no contact option is preferred, you can mail your documents, payments and pleas to us at 1801 E. Old Settlers Blvd, Suite 100, Round Rock, TX 78664. 

Court Hearings to Begin Virtually

Virtual hearings will be utilized for court settings in most cases for the time being. If you have a pending court case please ensure you update the court with your current address, phone number and email. Your notice will be mailed to you with information on how to appear virtually for your hearing. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause but the safety of our customers and staff is imperative.

Tenant Assistance

In addition to the health and physical well-being of so many people, finances are another area that has been dramatically impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic. If you need financial assistance, the following are some resources that may able to help with rent, utilities and food:

The Caring Place
2000 Railroad St
Georgetown, TX 78626
512-943-0700
https://www.caringplacetx.org (opens a new window)

Round Rock Area Serving Center
1099 E Main Street
Round Rock, TX 78664
512-244-2431
https://www.rrasc.org (opens a new window)

Salvation Army Williamson County Service Center
1930 S. Austin Avenue, Suite 101
Georgetown, TX  78626
512-943-8421
http://www.salvationarmyaustin.org/williamson-county-service-center (opens a new window)

 
Evictions
The office of Justice of The Peace Precinct 1 has recommenced eviction court hearings except where actions pose an “imminent threat.” In order to proceed with an eviction, the plaintiff must include in their petition a statement that the eviction case is not subject to the Federal CARES Act. Please note the following.

Residential evictions applicable to the court’s standing order will be abated until after December 31, 2020.
Writs of possession for cases applicable to the court’s standing order will continue to be abated until after Dec. 31, 2020 if the defendant/tenant has filed a CDC Declaration with the court prior to execution.
Evictions are being accepted via E-File.
 
Other Notices
  • Any jury trials must be tried remotely if conducted prior to December 1, 2020.
  • Class C ticket appearances are rescheduled until after December 31, 2020.
  • No warrants for failing to appear to court for Class C Misdemeanor violations will be issued by JP1 until after December 31, 2020.

Our office is committed to working with defendants on their court obligations. Please contact us at 512-244-8622 to discuss your specific case and current situation. We cannot stress enough the need to communicate with us, so please call. 

 
Justice of the Peace KT Musselman, Precinct One

KT MusselmanBorn in the Texas Hill Country, KT Musselman was raised with public service and concern for others as core values. A proud Longhorn, KT completed a degree in Government from the University of Texas at Austin in 2006.

Over the years, KT has worked on campaigns from the U.S. Senate to Constable, as well as passing local bonds to improve healthcare, transit, and education in Austin, Travis County, and other Central Texas jurisdictions. KT brings a mindset to his political work that by listening, organizing, and changing the nature of the electorate, we can elect public servants who will fight for all of their constituents, not just the privileged or vocal few. He has also worked for county elected officials and officeholders and knows that making our government more proactive and responsive to the needs of the community is paramount.

KT has served the community by sitting on the Imagine Austin Comprehensive Plan Task Force and the 2018 Austin Charter Review Commission. An Eagle Scout and Rotary International Paul Harris Fellow, KT lives in Northwest Austin with his cat Loki. In his downtime KT enjoys hiking, trains and transit systems.

 
Holiday Office Closures

The office observes the Williamson County holiday schedule and will be closed on the following dates:

  • November 11, Veteran’s Day
  • November 26-27, Thanksgiving

Citations with appearance dates that fall on a weekend or holiday will be extended to the next working day.