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Municipal Court strives to provide efficient and effective services through the promotion of justice.

Mission

To provide the citizens of Corpus Christi, Texas with a fair and impartial court of law by interpreting and adjudicating applicable state laws and city ordinances. 

Goals

  • Our service delivery provides case resolution through the judicial process, including its enforcement. 
  • Court services are delivered in an efficient and effective manner based on mutual trust, dignity, safety, and respect. 

Pledge 

To continue these commitments and offer courteous customer service to the citizens.

Vision

To be recognized as one of the best courts in the State of Texas.

The City of Corpus Christi Municipal Court is a Court of Record.              Click Here to Learn More About the Jurisdiction of Municipal Court
Contact the Court if a language translator, a sign language interpreter, or a reasonable accommodation are needed, or click here for more information about accommodations.

Hours of Operation:

Municipal Court:
Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Monday - Friday
(361) 826-2500

Juvenile Court:
Effective May 1, 2018, the Juvenile Walk-in Dockets scheduled for Tuesdays will now be from 3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Should you have any questions please contact the Case Managers at 361-826-2510.

Municipal Court Services

Court Appearances

For Citations or Summons

Court Rules

RULES OF CONDUCT AND COURT DECORUM FOR THE CITY OF CORPUS CHRISTI MUNICIPAL COURT

FAQs

Our Online Self-Service Center connects you with the City of Corpus Christi's Customer Call Center for the fastest response times.

Municipal Court Leadership

Municipal Court Leadership

GAIL LOEB, PRESIDING JUDGE

Judge Gail Loeb was appointed to serve as the Presiding Judge for the Municipal Court in February 2015 by Corpus Christi City Council. Prior to joining the Municipal Court, Judge Loeb worked with the Nueces County District Attorney’s Office for over 22 years. During her tenure there she was appointed Felony Chief then First Assistant.

Board Certified in Criminal Law since December 1997, Judge Loeb received her Juris Doctorate degree from Thomas Cooley Law School in Lansing, Michigan. She also earned her Bachelors of Science degree from Russell Sage College in Troy, New York, in accounting and economics.

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GILBERT HERNANDEZ, DIRECTOR MUNICIPAL COURT SERVICES

Gilbert Hernandez was appointed as the Municipal Court Services Director for the City of Corpus Christi, Texas on July 11, 2016. His work history includes two years as the Court Administrator for the City of McKinney, and 15 years for the City of Fort Worth Municipal Court.

Mr. Hernandez was born in El Paso, Texas. He attended Western New Mexico University where he studied music. He holds a Bachelors of Science in Business Administration degree from the University of Phoenix and a Masters in Management from Texas Wesleyan University.

Municipal Court - Administration Department