Duval County Judge

Duval County Judge
Honorable Judge Arnoldo Cantu

Contact Us:
Court at Law Office - Judge Arnoldo Cantu
Phone number: (361) 279-6204
Fax number: (361) 279-6243

Office Staff
Office Administrator. – Dora Paiz
Office Clerk/Reception -Ninfa Garcia
eMail: ngarcia@co.duval.tx.us

Mailing Address:
Duval County
PO Box 189
San Diego, TX 78384

Physical Address:
400 E. Gravis St
San Diego, TX 78384

Office Hours:
Monday thru Friday  
8:00am – 12:00p.m.and 1:00p.m. – 5:00p.m.


County Holidays Calendar


About the Office

The county judge presides over a five-member commissioners court which has budgetary and administrative authority over county government operations.  The judge serves as member of county election board to perform a variety of responsibilities associated with holding of elections.  As budget officer assisted by county auditor and county clerk, the judge maintains the county's expenditures and shows financial reports at each regular meeting of commissioners court.  Also, he has specific responsibilities for setting and receiving bond or sureties for certain county officials and other persons.

The county judge has judicial responsibility for certain criminal, civil and probate matters.  The judge has appellate jurisdiction over matters arising from the justice courts.   

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