Hears traffic and other Class C misdemeanor cases.
Hears civil cases with up to $10,000 in controversy.
Hears landlord and tenant disputes.
Hears truancy cases.
Performs magistrate duties.
Conducts official inquests.
More information about the duties of a JP can be found HERE
Lauren is running for Justice of the Peace in Precinct 1 in McLennan County, TX. This precinct is so large that it has 2 JPs. These two different positions are called Place 1 and Place 2. Lauren is running for Place 2.