The Municipal Court, or Judicial Department, is charged with carrying out responsibilities as outlined by the laws of the State of Texas and ordinances of the City in its function as the judicial branch of the municipal government.  The Municipal Court is responsible for administrating the disposition of Class C misdemeanor charges brought against persons within the geographical boundaries of the city.

The Court Clerk is responsible for the maintenance of the Municipal Court Docket and monitoring collection of fines assessed by the Municipal Judges, reporting traffic offense convictions to the Department of Public Safety, reporting monthly case statistics and revenue to the State Office of Court Administration and State Quarterly tax reports of court costs collected.  The judges preside over all Court hearings which include docket calls of each week and jury trials.

Municipal Court Judges
Jack Brown, Municipal Court Judge
Courtney Gilbert, Associate Municipal Court Judge

Staff
Melanie Garza, Court Administrator
Kirsten Garcia, Municipal Court Clerk

 Hours
Office hours are 8:00 am to 5:00 p.m, Monday through Friday.

The Municipal Court Judge is only available on alternate Wednesday evenings beginning at 10:00 a.m.  Please contact the Municipal Court for schedule.

Contact Information

Melanie Garza
Kirsten Garcia
office:  979.265.8157
fax:      979.265.7345