Lubbock County, Texas

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County Judge

Honorable Curtis Parrish
Lubbock County Courthouse
904 Broadway, Suite 101
Lubbock, TX 79401

The County Judge is the most visible official in county government.  Often thought of as the county's chief executive officer, the Texas Constitution vests broad judicial and administrative powers in the County Judge, including serving as the presiding officer of the county's policy-making body, the Commissioner's Court, which is responsible for budgetary matters and administrative duties for Lubbock County.

General County Administration as provided by law, including:

  • Director of Emergency Management
  • Prepare County budget for approval by the County Commissioners
  • Preside over Commissioners Court
  • Conducts mental competency hearings and other mental health related duties prescribed by law
  • Serve on Juvenile Board, SPAG Board, Bail Bond Board, and others  
  • Responsibilities associated of holding elections
  • Give notice of public hearings

The County Judge also handles widely varying judicial matters such as conducting hearings for probating the estate of a deceased person, establishing guardianships for incapacitated persons and minors, and presiding over civil commitments to mental hospitals.  The County Judge is also responsible for emergency management, calling elections, and representing Lubbock County in many administrative functions.

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Contact Us

904 Broadway St, Lubbock, TX 79401
  • Phone: (806) 775-1679
  • Fax: (806) 775-7950
  • Staff Directory
  • Office Hours:
    Hours of Operation: Monday - Friday
    8:00 AM-5:00 PM
    Closed from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

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