Judge Billy Hefner was sworn into office on January 3, 2007. He is a fourth generation citizen of Colorado County and a second generation Justice of the Peace.
Judge Hefner grew up in the Garwood area, graduated from Garwood High School in 1961 and graduated from Sam Houston State University in 1965. After a brief teaching career, Judge Hefner joined his father in the rice farming and cattle ranching industry.
Judge Hefner is aware of the many responsibilities of a Justice of the Peace in rural areas. As Justice of the Peace for Precinct One in Colorado County, Judge Hefner is committed to giving all citizens the very best service with fairness, integrity, and compassion within the boundaries
of the laws of the State of Texas.
Juveniles 16 years and under must present their pleas before the judge and MUST have a parent or
legal guardian present. Please contact the Court for scheduling.