Justice of the Peace Precinct Four
Due to a positive Covid-19 test, Parker County JP4 will be closed to the public until Monday, July 20, 2020. We will be available to take calls, fax, and emails
Judge Martin is now accepting E-filed Civil Cases which can be submitted through E-File Texas, by clicking this link: https://efile.txcourts.gov/ofsweb you will sign in or register if it is your first time to use the site. You may print and fill out the packets listed below or you may click on this link https://selfhelp.efiletexas.gov/srl for assistance with filing your case. Please review the SRL (self-represented litigant) packets for additional information regarding laws
Judge Kirk D. Martin
Judge Kirk Martin has been a licensed attorney since 1993 and served as Justice of the Peace of Precinct Four in Parker County since January 2016.
Before attending law school Kirk started and operated two small businesses in Parker County. In 1982 Kirk founded Lone Star Ironworks specializing in the design, fabrication and installation of Victorian period decorative iron fences, gates and building components. In 1989, working in conjunction with the Texas Historical Commission, Judge Martin designed, built and supervised the installation of the iron cresting adorning each corner and the bell tower of the Parker County Courthouse. In 1984, Kirk began his second small business, Martin Insulation which he owned and operated until being admitted to Baylor University School of Law in 1991. Judge Martin graduated from Baylor School of Law in 1993.
Although he is not actively engaged in the practice of law, Judge Martin is licensed to practice in all courts of the State of Texas and the United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas. During his years as a practicing attorney Judge Martin handled cases involving General Civil Litigation, Family Law, Criminal Law, Wills, Probate, Guardianships and Real Estate. Judge Martin also served as an Assistant District Attorney for Palo Pinto County, participating in over 100 felony criminal jury trials.
Judge Martin has resided in Parker County since 1979 and he and his wife Angie have lived in Precinct 4 for over 20 years. The Judge and his wife have one son, Chance Martin who also lives in Parker County.
Judge Martin considers it an honor and a privilege to apply his years of experience as a small business owner, attorney and prosecutor in serving the residents of Parker County Precinct 4.
To see the precinct in which you reside, please view our precinct map.
- Eviction Packet
- Request for Deferred Adjudication
- Small Claims
- Debt Claims
- Repair and Remedy Packet
- Occupational Driver License Packet
- Justice of the Peace Court Case Rules
- Texas Rules of Evidence
- Statement of Inability to Afford Payment
- Texas Rules of Civil Procedure
- Small Claim Plaintiff
- Small Claim Defendant
- Eviction Plaintiff
- Eviction Defendant
- Debt Claim Defendant
When filing a petition with the Court, please submit the original, a copy for each Defendant and a copy for your records. Your copy will be file-marked and returned to you. If filing by mail, please include a SELF-ADDRESSED STAMPED ENVELOPE.