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A Constable and/or his deputies are licensed peace officers in the state of Texas. In that you must be a graduate of an accredited Police academy, pass the state licensing exam and continue to obtain twenty plus hours a year of class room training.
The duties and responsibilities are enforce the law, execute warrants of arrest, search and seize property as a result of a court order, work traffic and write citations, serve eviction suits and execute writs of possession, also do security patrol, bailiff the courts, provide security for the old and new courthouses. We also function as the right arm of the Attorney General serving citations and court orders. We assist other agencies in time of need as well
Is it any of these civil matters?EvictionSmall ClaimDebt ClaimPower Turned Off - Writ of RestorationLocked Out Of Your Apartment, or Rental Home - Writ of Re-EntryRepairs & Remedies -Locked Out Of Your Residence Or Former Residence By Another Occupant - Writ of Retrieval (only allowed to get very specific items)Here is a link that will get you pointed in the right direction so you know where you need to get started on your civil matter. Click the link below
Debts can be collected by filing a lawsuit with the court or proper jurisdiction. Once a lawsuit has been decided, the successful party can collect through a writ of execution.
You will need to start the eviction steps. See on our website for the the steps for eviction . The eviction must be filed in the precinct where the property is located.
The Writ of Possession is a court order for the tenants and their possessions to be removed from the property. See on our website for the Rules of Writ of Possession.
If the landlord will not provide you with entry, you can go to the Justice Court (Justice of the Peace)of your precinct and apply for a Writ of Re-Entry.
No we do not they are located in Jones County.
Most of the city of Abilene is in precinct 1. If you live outside of the city limits call our office to see if it is in precinct 1. You can also view our precinct map to see how precincts are divided up.