P.O. Box 548
214 N. Main St.
Henrietta, Texas 76365
HOURS: Monday- Friday 8:00 am-5:00 pm
(Closed Noon-1 pm)
Becky Mataska, Administrative Assistant
What is a County Judge?
Depending on the size of the county, the county judge has a wide range of judicial and administrative duties and is the presiding officer of the commissioners' court.
What Does a County Judge Do in Texas?
The presiding officer of the commissioners' court
Represents the county in many administrative functions
Serves as budget officer in counties with fewer than 225,000 residents
Most have broad judicial duties, such as presiding over misdemeanor criminal and small civil cases, probate matters, and appeals from the Justice of the Peace Court
Serves as head of emergency management
For more complete information about the responsibilities of a county judge and other county officials see the “2018 Guide to Texas Laws for County Officials."