Efficient and Effective Services through the Promotion of Justice
The mission of the Municipal Court is 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. 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. Our pledge is to continue this commitment and offer courteous customer service to the citizens. The vision of the Municipal Court is to be recognized as one of the best courts in the State of Texas.
If a language translator, a sign language interpreter, or a reasonable accommodation are needed, contact the court. Learn more about accommodations.
For Municipal Court
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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Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Monday - Friday
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.
Gilbert Hernandez, Director Municipal Court Services
Municipal Court Services
Learn about the duties of a Juror, those eligible, those not required to serve, how jurors are selected, and additional information.
All Municipal Court cases filed against persons who were under 17 years of age on the date of the alleged offense will be heard on a Juvenile Docket.
If you cannot afford an attorney or are considering representing yourself on a case before the Court, click the above link to find URLs to websites that may help you.
The City of Corpus Christi’s Magistration and Detention Center is located on the first floor of the Wilson Plaza at Leopard Street and N. Upper Broadway Street.
Our Online Self-Service Center connects you with the City of Corpus Christi's Customer Call Center for the fastest response times.
Get General Information on the Rules of the Court.
For your convenience, the City of Corpus Christi Municipal Court is now offering online payment processing for fines, such as traffic violations.
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.
Gail Loeb, Presiding Judge