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The Mission of the Municipal Courts Department is to provide an accessible legal forum for individuals to have their court matters heard in a fair and efficient manner, while providing a high level
of integrity, professionalism and customer service.

For general ticket and court information please dial 3-1-1 or 713.837-0311.

 

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Press Releases

La Corte Municipal de Houston Simplifica el Proceso de la Corte para la Comunidad Hispana

HOUSTON, Texas –     En un esfuerzo para alcanzar a la diversa población hispana de la ciudad, La Corte Municipal de la Ciudad de Houston patrocinará unas mini clínicas de la Corte Municipal el 14, 15 y 17 de mayo en las colonias predominantemente hispanas.

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Houston Municipal Court Simplifies Court Process for Hispanic Community

HOUSTON, Texas – In an effort to reach the City’s diverse Hispanic population, the City of Houston’s Municipal Court is hosting Mini Municipal Court Clinics on May 14, 15 and 17, 2013 in predominately Hispanic neighborhoods. The mini court clinics are designed to help citizens understand how to handle court business in the Municipal Courts.

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Hundreds of Law Enforcement Agencies Across Texas Unite For the 2013 Warrant Round Up

HOUSTON, Texas Ė In the largest united effort of Texas law enforcement agencies to date, the 2013 Great Texas Warrant Round-Up was announced in Houston today. The City of Houstonís Municipal Courts Department and Houston Police Department (HPD) will be among more than 300 law enforcement jurisdictions across Texas that will participate. Along with HPD, the Texas Attorney Generalís Fugitive Apprehension Unit, and Harris and Galveston Counties will join other regional participants in this statewide annual event to look for individuals with outstanding warrants beginning Saturday, March 2, 2013.

 

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Cientas de Agencias del Órden Público Através de Texas se Unen para la Redada de Órdenes de Arresto del 2013

HOUSTON, Texas - Hoy, en el esfuerzo unido más grande hasta la fecha de las agencias del órden público de Texas, se anunció en Houston la Gran Redada de Órdenes de Arresto del 2013. El departamento de las cortes municipales de Houston y el departamento policial de Houston (HPD) estarán entre las más de 300 jurisdicciones del órden público que participarán através de Texas. Junto con el HPD, la unidad de aprehensión de fugitivos del fiscal general de Texas y los condados de Harris y Galveston se unirán a otros participantes regionales en este evento estatal anual para buscar a los individuos con órdenes de arresto pendientes empezando el sábado, marzo 2, 2013.

 

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Municipal Courts Extends Amnesty Program: Citizens Urged to Pay Court Orders While Cost Savings Still Available

HOUSTON, Texas –The City of Houston Municipal Courts’ 2013 Amnesty program has been extended for an additional week and will not end until 11:59 p.m., Saturday, February 16, 2013. Court officials are encouraging anyone who has delinquent court matters to take advantage of this additional time to resolve them at a discounted rate..

 

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Las Cortes Municipales Extienden Programa de Amnistía - Se le urge a los ciudadanos a pagar órdenes de corte mientras los ahorros están aún disponibles

HOUSTON, Texas – Hoy, en el esfuerzo unido más grande hasta la fecha de las agencias del órden público de Texas, se anunció en Houston la Gran Redada de Órdenes de Arresto del 2013. El departamento de las cortes municipales de Houston y el departamento policial de Houston (HPD) estarán entre las más de 300 jurisdicciones del órden público que participarán através de Texas. Junto con el HPD, la unidad de aprehensión de fugitivos del fiscal general de Texas y los condados de Harris y Galveston se unirán a otros participantes regionales en este evento estatal anual para buscar a los individuos con órdenes de arresto pendientes empezando el sábado, marzo 2, 2013.

 

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Municipal Courts Announces Amnesty 2013: Citizens Urged to Pay Court Orders While Cost Savings are Still Available

HOUSTON, Texas –The City of Houston Municipal Courts 2013 Amnesty Program begins today and will be available on certain delinquent citations until 11:59 p.m., Saturday, February 9, 2013. Court officials are encouraging anyone who has delinquent court matters to take advantage of this opportunity to resolve cases at a discounted rate.

 

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Las Cortes Municipales Anuncian Programa de Amnistía - Se le urge a los ciudadanos a pagar órdenes de corte mientras los ahorros están aún disponibles

HOUSTON, Texas – El programa de amnestía 2013 de las cortes municipales de la ciudad de Houston empieza hoy y estará disponible para ciertas citaciones morosas hasta las 11:59 p.m., sábado, 9 de febrero, 2013. Los funcionarios de la corte están alentando a toda persona que tenga asuntos con la corte morosos a que aprovechen esta oportunidad para resolver sus casos pagando una tarifa descontada.

 

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Municipal Courts, Watch Ur BAC Team Up for Alcohol Awareness

HOUSTON, Texas – The City of Houston Municipal Courts Department will host the Watch Ur BAC Alcohol Awareness Program at the Herbert W. Gee Municipal Courthouse located in Downtown Houston tomorrow, June 19, 2012 at 10:00am. The public is invited to view and participate in several activities designed to educate drivers about the effects drinking has on driving.

 

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Las Cortes Municipales y Watch Ur BAC se unen en la concientización sobre el alcohol

HOUSTON, Texas - El Departamento de Cortes Municipales de la Ciudad de Houston patrocinará mañana, 19 de junio, 2012, a las 10:00 am, el Programa Watch Ur BAC de Concientización Sobre el Alcohol en la sede de las cortes municipales, Herbert W. Gee Municipal Courthouse, ubicada en el centro de Houston. Se invita al público a observar y participar en varias actividades que están diseñadas para educar a los conductores de auto en cuanto a los efectos que tiene el consumo de bebidas alcohólicas al manejar.

 

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2012 Texas Warrant Round Up Grace Period
Ends February 24

HOUSTON, Texas – The City of Houston Municipal Courts Department, HPD, and several Harris County Constables, along with dozens of Gulf Coast law enforcement entities, announced their participation in the upcoming “2012 Great Texas Warrant Round-Up” Friday, February 10, 2012. The last day to resolve warrant cases before the grace period officially comes to an end is Friday, February 24, 2012.

 

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2012 Warrant Round-Up Unites HPD, Harris, Galveston, Others

HOUSTON, Texas – The City of Houston Police Department will be among more than 260 law enforcement jurisdictions across Texas, and 65 in the Gulf Coast region alone, that will be participating in the “2012 Great Texas Warrant Round-Up.”HPD and the Harris County Constables will join other regional participants in this statewide annual event, which officially begins Saturday, February 25, 2012, to look for individuals with outstanding warrants.

 

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Gran Campaña de Arrestos del 2012, con HPD, Harris, Galveston y Otros

HOUSTON, Texas – El Departamento de Policía de la Ciudad de Houston estará entre más de 260 agencias policiacas a través de Texas, siendo que 65 son de la región costera del Golfo, que participarán en “2012 Great Texas Warrant Round-Up” (Campaña de Arrestos del 2012). Comenzando el sábado, 25 de febrero de 2012, HPD y las agencias de aguacil del Condado de Harris acompañarán a otros participantes regionales en este evento anual de ámbito estatal que está dirigido a las personas con órdenes de arresto.

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Inclement Weather / Case Exceptions for January 25, 2012

HOUSTON, Texas - The City of Houston Municipal Courts remains open today, Wednesday, January 25, 2012; however, those individuals who are scheduled to appear in court beginning at 4:00 p.m. and afterwards, who are unable to make a court appearance due to inclement weather will have the opportunity to reset their case(s). Individuals with court appearances that were scheduled before 4:00 p.m. today are not covered under this exception.

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EXCEPCIONES DE CASOS EN LAS CORTES: miércoles, enero 25, 2012

HOUSTON, Texas - Las Cortes Municipales de la Ciudad de Houston permanecerán abiertas hoy, miércoles, enero 25, 2012; sin embargo, las personas que tenían fecha de comparecencia marcada para hoy comenzando al las 4:00pm y después, pero por razones del clima lluvioso no podrán comparecer a su audiencia tendrán una oportunidad para reprogramar sus casos para otra fecha.

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Inclement Weather / Case Exceptions for January 09, 2012

HOUSTON, Texas - The City of Houston Municipal Courts remains open today, Monday, January 9, 2012; however, those individuals who are scheduled to appear in court and are unable to make a court appearance due to inclement weather will have the opportunity to reset their case(s).

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Municipal Courts Extends Amnesty Program

HOUSTON, Texas –The City of Houston Municipal Courts’ 2011 Amnesty program has been extended for an additional week and will not end until 11:59 p.m., Saturday, June 11, 2011. Court officials are encouraging anyone who has delinquent court matters to take advantage of this additional time to resolve them and avoid arrest.

 

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HPD and Houston Municipal Courts Warn Individuals to Pay Outstanding Citations or Face arrests

At a news briefing today (Friday, May 20), representatives from the Houston Police Department, Houston Municipal Court and Harris County Precinct 1 urged individuals with delinquent citations take advantage of a city-offered amnesty program.  Individuals have from now until June 4 to take care of their overdue citations before HPD officers will begin an increased effort to serve warrants for their arrest.

 

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Dedication and Naming of the Municipal Courthouse to the "Hebert W. Gee Municipal Courthouse"

HOUSTON, Texas –Mayor Annise D. Parker and Presiding Judge Barbara E. Hartle will dedicate and name the City of Houston Municipal Court Building in honor of the late Municipal Court Associate Presiding Judge Herbert W. Gee at a ceremony scheduled for 2:00 p.m.,
Sunday, May 1, 2011.


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Archived Events

 




 

Inclement Weather/Case Exceptions for 07/12/2012

 

Municipal Courts, Watch Ur BAC Team Up for Alcohol Awareness

 

Las Cortes Municipales y Watch Ur BAC se unen en la concientización sobre el alcohol

 

Schedule of Fines Changes (December 2011)

 

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Dedication and Naming of the Municipal Courthouse to the "Herbert W. Gee Municipal Courthouse"



Court House Naming CeremonyHOUSTON, Texas – Mayor Annise D. Parker and Presiding Judge Barbara E. Hartle will dedicate and name the City of Houston Municipal Court Building in honor of the late Municipal Court Associate Presiding Judge Herbert W. Gee at a ceremony scheduled for 2:00 p.m., Sunday, May 1, 2011.

 

 

 

WEEKEND COURT DATES: Citizens scheduled for court Saturdays after 4pm or anytime on Sundays should dial 713.837.0311 (3-1-1) to receive their new court setting.

 

About the Director

Judge Barbara E. Hartle
It is truly my distinct honor to serve our great City. I am privileged to be supported by such an outstanding judicial and administrative staff. Each day, our Municipal Court staff strives to provide not only excellence in customer service, but also the fair and balanced administration of justice to those we serve.

Contact the Department

Municipal Courts Department
1400 Lubbock St
Houston, TX 77002


General Ticket and Court Information
3-1-1 or 713.837.0311 (Mon-Fri; 6a-8p)

Director & Presiding Judge Office
713.247.5464 (Mon-Fri; 8a-5p)

Clerk of the Court Office
713.247.5479 (Mon-Fri; 8a-5p)

Prosecutor Office
713.247.5474 (Mon-Fri; 8a-5p)

Email:vog.xtnotsuoh@egdujgnidiserp


Court Locations

Location Hours

Herbert W. Gee Municipal Courthouse
(Central Municipal Courts Building)
1400 Lubbock St
Houston, TX 77002
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Bond Administration


Mon – Fri
8am - 10pm

Sat
8am - 4pm


Mon - Fri
8am - 5pm

 

 

 

Acres Homes/North Command Station*
9455 West Montgomery
Houston, TX 77088
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Mon - Fri
8am - 5pm

Clear Lake Sub-Station*
2855 Bay Area Boulevard
Houston, TX 77058
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Thurs
8am - 5pm

Kingwood Annex Court*
3915 Rustic Woods
Kingwood, TX 77339
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Wed
7:30am - 4:30pm

Southeast Command Station*
8300 Mykawa
Houston, TX 77048
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Mon - Fri
8am - 5pm

Westside Command Station*
3203 South Dairy Ashford
Houston, TX 77082
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Mon – Fri
8am - 9pm

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