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Justices of the Peace: Precinct 3-1

Judge Chuck Ruckel 

Collin County Courthouse
920 E. Park Blvd., Suite 220
Plano, TX 75074
Metro: 972-424-1460 ext. 3001
Hours: 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. Monday through Friday


Due to health and safety concerns regarding COVID-19 the Texas Supreme Court along with the Office of Court Administration has ordered that we shall not have person to person trials until further notice.

All Collin County Justice Courts are operating through electronic media until authorized to resume normal court operations by the Texas Supreme Court.

For questions or further details please contact the court at or call 972-881-3001.


Appeal Paperwork can be found here.

For step-by-step assistance on filing your court documents, please visit Guide and File.

Payments by credit card can be made by paying online

DO NOT attempt to contact the Judge by mail, e-mail, phone or in person regarding any pending criminal or civil matter. Doing so is considered ex parte and may result in serious consequences.

Courtroom Dress Code: When coming to Court you should dress appropriately. Proper dress for men consists of long pants, a shirt with a collar and shoes. Women should wear a dress, skirt or long pants with a modest top and shoes. It is not appropriate to wear a hat.

Weddings are done upon request. For more information, call the office at 972-424-1460 ext. 3001.