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3/18 IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT: FRONT LOBBY HOURS AT CITY HALL HAVE BEEN REDUCED TO WEDNESDAYS AND FRIDAYS 8AM-5PM. THIS IMPACTS MUNICIPAL COURT OPERATIONS. PLEASE CLICK HERE TO READ THE FULL DETAILS

3/13 IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT: ALL COURT DOCKETS FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH HAVE BEEN CANCELED IN RESPONSE TO THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC. IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS ABOUT THE STATUS OF YOUR COURT APPEARANCE PLEASE CONTACT OUR COURT ADMINISTRATOR AT 817-246-4971.

PLEASE TAKE A MOMENT TO CLICK HERE AND READ THE CITY MANAGER’S LETTER EXPLAINING THIS MATTER. 

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Mission Statement

The mission of the Municipal Court and its personnel is to provide effective and impartial administration of justice, as prescribed by the Texas Code of Criminal Procedure and the Code of Judicial Conduct, with exceptional customer service while building public trust and confidence. The Municipal Court presides over trials for all Class C misdemeanor Penal Code offenses, Health and Safety Code offenses, Alcoholic Beverage code offense, City Ordinance offenses as well as to preside over administrative and civil proceedings, as authorized by state law. 

The Municipal Court is a Judicial Branch of city government. This Court and its officers are dedicated to the principles of impartiality, fairness, integrity, separation of powers, and judicial independence. These are the principles to which the Court is committed in its role as the Judicial Branch of our local government.

Helpful Links

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