City of Houston Municipal Courts Department

City of Houston Municipal Courts Department The Municipal Courts Department is a department of the City of Houston. Our Director & Presiding Judge is the Honorable J. Elaine Marshall. The Municipal Courts Department is a department of the City of Houston, www.houstontx.gov.

This site is intended to serve as a mechanism for communication between the public and the Municipal Courts Department on the listed topics. Following or "friending" persons or organizations is not an endorsement by the City and is only intended as a means of communication. All content of this site and all comments submitted to this page and its list of fans are public and are subject to disclosure pursuant to the Texas Public Information Act. Public information requests must be directed to the Municipal Courts' Public Information Officer (Gwendolyn Goins).

Mission: 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.

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Houston Municipal Courts Director and Presiding Judge J. Elaine Marshall on "Houston Matters" with Craig Cohenhttps://bi...
11/05/2020
Talking With Some Of Houston’s Newest Elected Leaders (Nov. 5, 2020) | Houston Public Media

Houston Municipal Courts Director and Presiding Judge J. Elaine Marshall on "Houston Matters" with Craig Cohen
https://bit.ly/2JF6CV8

On Thursday's show: Conversations with two of Greater Houston's newest elected leaders, a new municipal court program helps those who can't afford to pay fines, writer Cole Brown discusses his search for Black identity, and the Houston Open gets underway with limited fans.

HOUSTON MUNICIPAL COURTS DEPARTMENT CREATES A NEW SAFE HARBOR COURT TO ASSIST HOUSTONIANS WITH INABILITY TO PAY COURT FI...
10/23/2020
HOUSTON MUNICIPAL COURTS DEPARTMENT CREATES A NEW SAFE HARBOR COURT

HOUSTON MUNICIPAL COURTS DEPARTMENT CREATES A NEW SAFE HARBOR COURT TO ASSIST HOUSTONIANS WITH INABILITY TO PAY COURT FINES AND FEES
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HOUSTON, TX - In alignment with Mayor Turner’s Complete Communities Plan to create a more equitable and prosperous city for all Houstonians, the Houston Municipal Courts Department (MCD) will unveil its new Safe Harbor Court to assist citizens who are having financial hardships and medical issues...

CORRECTION - MUNICIPAL COURTS EXTENDS COURT RESET PERIOD TO SPECIFIC SATURDAYS AT 1400 LUBBOCKhttps://bit.ly/30aGKWB
09/25/2020
CORRECTION-MUNICIPAL COURTS EXTENDS RESET PERIOD TO SPECIFIC SATURDAYS AT 1400 LUBBOCK AND ANNOUNCES THAT JURY TRIALS & DUTY WILL RESUME DEC. 1, 2020

CORRECTION - MUNICIPAL COURTS EXTENDS COURT RESET PERIOD TO SPECIFIC SATURDAYS AT 1400 LUBBOCK

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HOUSTON – The City of Houston Municipal Courts Department (MCD) is  extending the court reset period for cases scheduled during the suspension period for all jury trials in conjunction with the Texas Supreme Court’s Order.  In an effort to comply with social distancing requireme...

MUNICIPAL COURTS CLOSED TUE., SEPTEMBER 22, 2020 AT 2:00 PM DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER, OFFERING RESETS.https://bit.ly/3hX...
09/24/2020
MUNICIPAL COURTS CLOSED TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 22, 2020 AT 2:00 P.M. DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER

MUNICIPAL COURTS CLOSED TUE., SEPTEMBER 22, 2020 AT 2:00 PM DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER, OFFERING RESETS.
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HOUSTON – Due to inclement weather, the City of Houston Municipal Courts were closed Tuesday, September 22, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. and resumed normal operations on today, Wednesday, September 23, 2020, with a 10:00 a.m. delayed start time. If you missed your court date due to the inclement weather clo...

HOUSTON MUNICIPAL COURTS EXTENDS SUSPENSION OF ALL JURY TRIALS AND JURY DUTY TO NOVEMBER 30, 2020 IN RESPONSE TO COVID-1...
09/21/2020
HOUSTON MUNICIPAL COURTS EXTENDS SUSPENSION OF ALL JURY TRIALS AND JURY DUTY TO NOVEMBER 30, 2020 IN RESPONSE TO COVID-19

HOUSTON MUNICIPAL COURTS EXTENDS SUSPENSION OF ALL JURY TRIALS AND JURY DUTY TO NOVEMBER 30, 2020 IN RESPONSE TO COVID-19

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HOUSTON – Due to changing circumstances regarding the COVID-19 pandemic and to encourage the health and safety of the public and court staff members from the spread of the COVID-19, the City of Houston Municipal Courts Department has extended the suspension of ALL JURY TRIALS and JURY DUTY thro...

HOUSTON MUNICIPAL COURTS CLOSING WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 26, 2020 AT 2 P.M. DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER https://bit.ly/34CmLmC
08/26/2020
CORRECTION - CITY OF HOUSTON MUNICIPAL COURTS CLOSING WEDNESDAY,AUGUST 26, 2020 AT 2 P.M.DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER

HOUSTON MUNICIPAL COURTS
CLOSING WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 26, 2020
AT 2 P.M. DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER

https://bit.ly/34CmLmC

HOUSTON  – Due to inclement weather, the City of Houston Municipal Courts will be closing Wednesday, August 26, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. and resume normal operations on Thursday, August 27, 2020.  Resets will be given in person at all City of Houston court locations Monday, August 31, 2020 ...

MUNICIPAL COURTS DEPARTMENT EXTENDS SUSPENSION OF ALL JURY TRIALS TO SEPTEMBER 30https://bit.ly/2EUjWCu
08/07/2020
CITY Of HOUSTON MUNICIPAL COURTS EXTENDS SUSPENSION OF ALL JURY TRIALS TO SEPTEMBER 30, 2020 IN RESPONSE TO COVID-19

MUNICIPAL COURTS DEPARTMENT EXTENDS SUSPENSION OF ALL JURY TRIALS TO SEPTEMBER 30
https://bit.ly/2EUjWCu

HOUSTON - Due to changing circumstances regarding the COVID-19 pandemic and to encourage the health and safety of the public and court staff members from the spread of the COVID-19, the City of Houston Municipal Courts Department has extended the suspension of ALL JURY TRIALS through September 30, ...

Celebrate your 4th of July #SAFELY with friends and family. *Don’t drink and drive. *Don’t text and drive. *Mask Up *#MC...
07/02/2020

Celebrate your 4th of July #SAFELY with friends and family.
*Don’t drink and drive.
*Don’t text and drive.
*Mask Up
*#MCD #4thOfJuly #TrafficSafety #MASKUPHOU

Our court locations will be closed Friday, July 3, 2020. We will reopen Monday, July 6, 2020.

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04/30/2020
MCD EXTENDS SUSPENSION OF ALL TRIALS (JURY AND JUDGE), JURY DUTY, ARRAIGNMENTS, HEARINGS, AND PARKING ADJUDICATION HEARINGS TO MAY 31, 2020

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HOUSTON, Texas -  In an effort to continue to encourage the health and safety of the public and court staff members from the spread of the COVID-19, the City of Houston Municipal Courts Department has extended the suspension of ALL JURY AND JUDGE TRIALS, JURY DUTY, ARRAIGNMENTS AND PARKING ADJUDI...

https://mailchi.mp/houstontx/city-of-houston-municipal-courts-suspends-all-trials-jury-and-judge-jury-duty-arraignments-...
03/25/2020
CITY OF HOUSTON MUNICIPAL COURTS SUSPENDS ALL TRIALS (JURY AND JUDGE), JURY DUTY, ARRAIGNMENTS AND PARKING ADJUDICATION HEARINGS

https://mailchi.mp/houstontx/city-of-houston-municipal-courts-suspends-all-trials-jury-and-judge-jury-duty-arraignments-and-parking-adjudication-hearings

HOUSTON – In an effort to continue to encourage the health and safety of the public and court staff members from the spread of the COVID-19, the City of Houston Municipal Courts Department has suspended ALL JURY AND JUDGE TRIALS, JURY DUTY, ARRAIGNMENTS AND PARKING ADJUDICATION HEARINGS through F...

03/20/2020
City of Houston Municipal Courts Department

Houston, Amnesty Ends March 21st, #LetsDoItAgain - it's #Amnesty time at the City of Houston Municipal Courts Department!!!
For more info on this #discount opportunity, visit https://bit.ly/2Tl88g2
#MCDAmnesty #CityOfHouston #COH #MunicipalCourts @HoustonTX @HTVHouston @houmayor

Houston, #LetsDoItAgain - it's #Amnesty time at the City of Houston Municipal Courts Department!!
For more info on this #discount opportunity, visit https://bit.ly/2Tl88g2
#MCDAmnesty #CityOfHouston #COH #MunicipalCourts @HoustonTX @HTVHouston @houmayor

Come in NOW thru 3/21/2020 to participate in our #Amnesty program & receive #discounts on eligible cases.English: https:...
03/19/2020

Come in NOW thru 3/21/2020 to participate in our #Amnesty program & receive #discounts on eligible cases.
English: https://bit.ly/2PN6cvW
En Español: https://bit.ly/3aq36G1
#MunicipalCourts #COH #Options #LimitedTimeOnly #Share #RT

Come in NOW thru 3/21/2020 to participate in our #Amnesty program & receive #discounts on eligible cases.
English: https://bit.ly/2PN6cvW
En Español: https://bit.ly/3aq36G1
#MunicipalCourts #COH #Options #LimitedTimeOnly #Share #RT

Spring Amnesty Discounts Available Through Saturday, March 21st https://mailchi.mp/houstontx/municipal-courts-officials-...
03/17/2020
Municipal Courts Officials Urge Program Participation

Spring Amnesty Discounts Available Through Saturday, March 21st

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HOUSTON - The City of Houston Municipal Courts Department’s 2020 Spring “Lets Do It Again” Amnesty Program will end 11:59 p.m., Saturday, March 21, 2020.  Court officials spent the last three weeks encouraging individuals with delinquent court matters to take advantage of this program to res...

The City of Houston Municipal Courts Suspends All Jury Trials and Jury Duty through Tuesday, March 31, 2020, http://bit....
03/16/2020
CITY OF HOUSTON MUNICIPAL COURTS – NO JURY TRIALS AND NO JURY DUTY

The City of Houston Municipal Courts Suspends All Jury Trials and Jury Duty through Tuesday, March 31, 2020, http://bit.ly/3aWPHWj

Please visit our web page at http://www.houstontx.gov/courts for more information.

HOUSTON - In an effort to continue to encourage the health and safety of the public and court staff members from the spread of the COVID-19, the City of Houston Municipal Courts Department has suspended all JURY TRIALS AND JURY DUTY during the period of Monday, March 16, 2020 through Tuesday, March...

Come in NOW thru 3/21/2020 to participate in our #Amnesty program & receive #discounts on eligible cases. English: https...
03/04/2020

Come in NOW thru 3/21/2020 to participate in our #Amnesty program & receive #discounts on eligible cases.
English: https://bit.ly/2PN6cvW
En Español: https://bit.ly/3aq36G1
#MunicipalCourts #COH #Options #LimitedTimeOnly #Share #RT

03/03/2020

Reminder: IT'S AMNESTY TIME!
Come in for #discounted rates on eligible tickets. #MCD #COH #Amnesty #Courts #MunicipalCourts #HoustonCourts

FYI: Houston Municipal Courts Department is #Open today. (Friday, Feb. 28th)  #Share #HouNews
02/28/2020

FYI: Houston Municipal Courts Department is #Open today. (Friday, Feb. 28th) #Share #HouNews

CITY OF HOUSTON MUNICIPAL COURTS DEPARTMENT TEMPORARILY #CLOSEDhttps://bit.ly/32wcaXrLa Corte Central Cierra Temporalmen...
02/27/2020
CITY OF HOUSTON MUNICIPAL COURTS DEPARTMENT TEMPORARILY CLOSED

CITY OF HOUSTON MUNICIPAL COURTS DEPARTMENT TEMPORARILY #CLOSED

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La Corte Central Cierra Temporalmente a las 2PM, Jueves, 27 de Febrero

HOUSTON - The Herbert W. Gee Municipal Courthouse, located at 1400 Lubbock Street, will be temporarily closed beginning at 2:00PM, Thursday, February 27, 2020, and will reopen at 8:00AM, Friday, February 28, 2020, unless otherwise notified. Individuals scheduled for court Thursday, February 27, 202...

02/27/2020

Due to the Major Water Main Break, our
#downtown court location #closed at 2pm today. We will reopen at 8am Friday, February 28th, unless otherwise notified.
Info regarding resets for today's cases set for 2p-9p will be included in an upcoming press release.

02/26/2020
It's Amnesty Time!

Houston, #LetsDoItAgain - it's #Amnesty time at the City of Houston Municipal Courts Department!!
For more info on this #discount opportunity, visit https://bit.ly/2Tl88g2
#MCDAmnesty #CityOfHouston #COH #MunicipalCourts @HoustonTX @HTVHouston @houmayor

02/24/2020
Mariana's Minute - How To Pay Traffic Fines Online

Check out options to resolve your #court case(s).
#MCD #Options #CourtServices #Convenience

In this Mariana's Minute, we learn how you can pay traffic tickets and fines online. Shot and edited by Mariana Oyanguren.

#Expunction information can be found on our website at https://bit.ly/2SHwFNw #MCD #Expunctions #Services #FYI #CityOfHo...
02/20/2020

#Expunction information can be found on our website at https://bit.ly/2SHwFNw #MCD #Expunctions #Services #FYI #CityOfHouston #Share

Handle your court business #online at www.houstontx.gov/courts #MCD #Options #Website #Services #CourtServices
02/18/2020

Handle your court business #online at www.houstontx.gov/courts
#MCD #Options #Website #Services #CourtServices

Our ladies are celebrating "Gal"entine's Day in style!!  😍Sending you all a Happy Friday and Happy Valentine's Day from ...
02/14/2020

Our ladies are celebrating "Gal"entine's Day in style!! 😍

Sending you all a Happy Friday and Happy Valentine's Day from Municipal Courts! 💗#MCD #Red #VDay2020

It's #WeddingDay, folks! We are so excited to share in such a special day for so many couples - today they will say "I D...
02/14/2020

It's #WeddingDay, folks! We are so excited to share in such a special day for so many couples - today they will say "I Do" on Valentine's Day!
Congratulations to all the beautiful couples! #MCD #ItsWeddingDay #IDo #Weddings #HoustonWeddings #Congrats

To schedule your wedding day at Municipal Courts, visit https://bit.ly/2SnCpvr.

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1400 Lubbock St
Houston, TX
77002

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General information

Six Court Locations Available: Herbert W. Gee Municipal Courthouse (Downtown) 1400 Lubbock St Houston, TX 77002 Mon – Fri; 8am - 10pm Saturday; 8am-5pm (Annex Court) Saturday; 7am-10p (Public Service Counter) *Bonding Window open 24hrs Acres Homes/North Command Station 9455 West Montgomery Houston, TX 77088 Mon - Fri; 8am - 5pm Clear Lake Sub-Station 2855 Bay Area Boulevard Houston, TX 77058 Thursdays ONLY; 8am - 5pm Kingwood Annex Court 3915 Rustic Woods Kingwood, TX 77339 Wednesdays ONLY; 8am - 7pm Southeast Command Station 8300 Mykawa Houston, TX 77048 Mon - Fri; 8am - 5pm Westside Command Station 3203 South Dairy Ashford Houston, TX 77082 Mon – Fri; 8am - 9pm

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