Texas Counties Deliver


Governor Greg Abbott has issued a proclamation certifying that COVID-19 poses an imminent threat of disaster in the state and declaring a state of disaster for all counties in Texas.


Our office will send out court notices accordingly.

No Jury Trial will be scheduled until after September 1, 2020. 

Governor's 18th emergency order. 


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

Court Clerk - Nelda Rojas 


Office Hours: 

Monday - 8:00 -5:00

Tuesday - 8:00 - 5:00

Wednesday  8:00 - 5:00   

Thursday 8:00 - 5:00

Friday 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

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.

We will be implementing social distancing, maximum group size, and sanitation. Other precautions like taking your temperature as you walk in. Individuals are encouraged to wear appropriate face coverings for the safety of our community and court personnel. 


Covid -19 Joint Operating Plan for the Matagorda County Judiciary

Pretrial are set for August 21, 2020  @ 10:00 a.m. 

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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