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Notice of Expanded Lobby Hours
January 27, 2024 - March 9, 2024

Our lobby will temporarily open on Saturdays from 8:00am - 12:00pm
(We will be closed February 24, 2024)

This is an opportunity for you to resolve your outstanding citations and avoid a failure to appear or warrant.

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JP Precinct 5

The Honorable Rick "Rico" Olivo

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Judge Rick “Rico” Olivo was appointed as the Justice of the Peace for Precinct 5 by the Travis County Commissioner’s Court and was sworn in on October 1, 2023. Judge Olivo brings a wealth of judicial experience as he previously served as a Visiting Judge for the Travis County JP Courts for nearly seven years and as an Associate Municipal Judge for the City of Austin for nearly two years. He was also an elected judge for the Municipal Court of El Paso, Texas, where he served for a total of 13 years.

Judge Olivo received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from The University of Texas at El Paso and his Juris Doctor from Thurgood Marshall School of Law. After graduation from law school, he was an Associate with Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves & Savitch, LLP in San Diego, California. He then opened his own law office in El Paso in 1999 and later moved to Austin in 2014 where he focused on indigent criminal defense and transactional law.

He has lived around the world and attended elementary school in Spain, high school in Egypt, and served two summers as an intern at the US Mission to NATO in Belgium while in college. He has also lived and traveled to the Philippines, Ecuador, Mexico, Belize, and various countries in Europe and the Caribbean.

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Precinct 5 Justice of the Peace

Criminal
1000 Guadalupe Street Suite 112
Austin, TX 78701 (Map)

Civil
1000 Guadalupe Street Suite 117
Austin, TX 78701 (Map)

Business Hours :
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Monday – Friday

Phones & Lobby Closed for Lunch:
11:30 a.m. – 12:45 p.m

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JP5 reserves the right to adjust filing fees. Fees may be adjusted contingent on the accuracy of “Filing Codes” or “Optional Services” elected by the filer.

TAX RATE: TRAVIS COUNTY ADOPTED A TAX RATE THAT WILL RAISE MORE TAXES FOR MAINTENANCE AND OPERATIONS THAN LAST YEAR’S TAX RATE. THE TAX RATE WILL EFFECTIVELY BE RAISED BY 3.5 PERCENT AND WILL RAISE TAXES FOR MAINTENANCE AND OPERATIONS ON A $100,000 HOME BY APPROXIMATELY $9.12.