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Efficient and Effective Services through the Promotion of Justice

Our Mission is to provide the people in Corpus Christi with a fair and impartial Court in the adjudication of Municipal Court cases. Municipal Court strives to uphold the integrity and independence of the Judiciary. To preside over and rule on cases in Municipal Court and dispose of all judicial matters promptly, efficiently, and fairly. To magistrate defendants arrested by city police, set bonds, issue warrants and Emergency Protective Orders impartially and diligently. The vision of the Municipal Court is 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

If a language translator, a sign language interpreter, or a reasonable accommodation are needed, contact the court. Learn more 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 Mockup Services

Jury Information

Learn what to expect and how jurors are selected.

Juvenile 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.

Payments, Fines, and Court Costs

For your convenience, the City of Corpus Christi Municipal Court is now offering online payment processing for fines, such as traffic violations.

Municipal Court Leadership

Municipal Court Leadership


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 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.

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