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The Municipal Court is committed to providing excellent customer service. The Municipal Court provides knowledgeable, educated staff that serve customers with excellence in their responsibilities of collecting fines, fees, and state costs; filing citations; court scheduling; issuing, tracking, and clearing warrants; maintaining the juror database; updating court records; reporting collections, convictions, and statistical data to appropriate state agencies and city officials while maintaining a high degree of honesty and ethical standards.

Collections & Compliance Section

Facilitates collection efforts

Seeks compliance

Processes applications for community service and payment plans

Administers the call center

Courtroom Services

Performs citation entry and prepares complaints

Schedules trials and hearings

Processes judicial orders in the courtroom

Prepares jury notices, subpoenas, etc.

Financial Services

Receives and processes payments and customer requests

Accepts and files motions

Checks-in customers for court

City Marshals

Prepares warrants and notices

Serve subpoenas and warrants

Pursues and arrests those who have failed to appear in Court when notified

Oversees security services, providing a safe environment for the Judges and the City Court staff

Magistration & Detention Center

Magistrate services and processing those arrested by the police, until released or transported to the county jail

Contact Information

For Municipal Court

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Address: 120 N. Chaparral, Corpus Christi, TX 78401
Inside the main Police Department building,
on the first and second floors,
at the corner of Chaparral St. and John Sartain St.
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Free Parking: Coopers Alley Parking Lot
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Municipal Court:
Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Monday - Friday
(361) 826-2500

Juvenile Court:
Hours for Scheduled Hearings: 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Extended Hours for Walk-ins:
Tuesdays, 4:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
(361) 826-2510

Municipal Court - Administration Department Services

Corpus Christi City Marshal’s Office

The City Marshal heads a team of Deputy Marshals for the City of Corpus Christi.

Municipal Court Case Search

Search for municipal traffic/criminal cases.

Municipal Court Dockets

View docket schedule by courtroom.

Request Municipal Court Services by Email

Individuals can now request a driving safety course and deferred disposition to keep traffic violations off a driving record, respond to juror notifications for the City, or request a payment plan by email.

Gilbert Hernandez, Director Municipal Court Services

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.