|The Honorable Jay Knight
|1923 Sam Houston
Liberty, TX 77575
Office (936) 336-4665
Fax (936) 336-4518
Diane Hartfield - Chief of Staff
Dede Taylor - Administrative Assistant
Office Hours: Monday - Friday
8am - 5pm
Closed from 12pm - 1pm for Lunch
County Judge Duties
The County Judge is both the presiding officer of the Commissioners Court and the Judge of the County Court. Many people think of the County Judge as the chief executive official in county government, serving as the principal source of information and assistance. He is also known as a conservator of the peace for the county.
The County Judge is considered by many the highest ranking county official who presents a remarkable combination of judicial and administrative functions. The County Judge's office duties include, but are not limited to:
The County Judge presides over all cases involving mental health and chemical dependant commitments in Liberty County. The County Judge may represent the county on all state and federal issues that may arise that directly affect Liberty County.