NOTICE: Municipal Court Jury Trials will be moved back to the Municipal Court starting Friday, February 3rd.
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.
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.
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 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
To request a Payment Plan:
All Juvenile court hearings will be held remotely. For additional information please call (361) 826-4012.
Municipal Court Services
Learn more about Citations, Summons or Court Ordered Appearances.
Learn about the rules of conduct and court decorum for the City of Corpus Christi Municipal Court.
“Deferred Disposition” is the probation option in Municipal Court. You may request deferred disposition prior to the trial of your case.
Municipal Court is divided into two distinct departments: the Judicial Department and the Administration Department.
Why Is Jury Service Important?
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
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.