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Jury Trials at City Hall Council Chambers. Every Friday at 9:30 a.m.  Learn More.

Municipal Court In-Person & Remote Operations & Instructions: In Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic. Learn More.

Defensive Driving, Deferred Disposition, or Pay a Citation: Conducción defensiva, conducción defensiva diferida, disposición diferida o pago de una citación

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Please note that a payment will result in a judgment and conviction which will be reported to the Texas Department of Public safety and be placed on your driving record or criminal history, if applicable.

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.

Municipal Court strives to provide efficient and effective services through the promotion of justice. Municipal Court also provides reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities and individuals who speak another language.

Vulnerable Populations
If you are over age 65 or have a serious underlying health condition, such as high blood pressure, chronic lung disease, diabetes, obesity, asthma, or you have an immune system compromised by chemotherapy for cancer or other conditions requiring such therapy please contact the court by calling 361-826-2500 to discuss alternate accommodations to resolve your case.

Hours of Operation:

Municipal Court:
Municipal Court is open to the public from 8:00 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. The Municipal Court encourages the public to resolve their case online, by email, mail or by phone without appearing in person. More Covid-19 Operations & Instructions »

Phone: (361) 826-2500

Payment By Phone
1 (866) 299-7084

General Questions: 
MCMail@cctexas.com

To request a Payment Plan: 
MCPaymentPlan@cctexas.com

Attorney Communication: 
MCDefenseAttorney@cctexas.com

Motions:
MCMotions@cctexas.com

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Juvenile Court:
All Juvenile court hearings will be held remotely. For additional information please call (361) 826-4012.

Municipal Court Services

Court Appearances

Learn more about Citations, Summons or Court Ordered Appearances.

Court Rules

Learn about the rules of conduct and court decorum for the City of Corpus Christi Municipal Court.

Deferred Disposition (Probation)

“Deferred Disposition” is the probation option in Municipal Court. You may request deferred disposition prior to the trial of your case.

Judicial & Administration Departments

Municipal Court is divided into two distinct departments: the Judicial Department and the Administration Department.

Jury Service

Why Is Jury Service Important?

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

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

 

JACQUELINE DEL LLANO CHAPA, PRESIDING JUDGE


Municipal Court - Judicial Department