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Judge Jody Henry
Justice of the Peace, Precinct 1

Cooke County Justice Center
320 County Road 451
Gainesville, Texas 76240

Phone: 940-668-5463
Fax: 940-668-5411
Email: justice1@co.cooke.tx.us


Hours of Operation:
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM Monday - Friday
Closed from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM for lunch

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Plea of Not Guilty
Request for Deferred Adjudication
Request for Driver's Safety Course (Defensive Driving)
Affidavit of Indigency


Original Petition for Relief Under §92.0563 of the Texas Property Code
Justice Court Civil Information Sheet
Servicemembers Civil Relief Act Affidavit
Bond for Immediate Possession
Statement of Inability to Afford Payment of Court Costs or Appeal Bond
Motion for Continuance
Plaintiff’s Appeal Bond
Defendant’s Appeal Bond
Notice of Non-suit
Application for Writ of Re-entry
Application for Writ of Restoration
Application for Writ of Retrieval
Bond for Writ of Retrieval
Occupant’s Complaint Regarding Retrieval of Property



Application for Writ of Garnishment

Occupational License Information Sheet
Petition for Occupational Driver’s License
Motion to Modify Occupational Driver’s License
Occupational License Travel Log


Application for Magistrate’s Order of Emergency Protection
Application for Emergency Apprehension and Detention


A judge shall not initiate, permit, or consider ex parte or other communications made to the judge outside the presence of the parties concerning the merits of a pending or impending judicial proceeding.  A judge shall require compliance with this subsection by court personnel subject to his or her direction and control.  Code of Judicial Conduct, Canon 3, Section B. (8)