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NOTICE: If you are scheduled for an administrative hearing then your hearing will be conducted by video conference, you and any witnesses that you would like to attend MUST use a computer to join the Webex meeting. If you or any of your witnesses do not have access to a computer contact the Court at 361-826-2500 or MCMail@cctexas.com two weeks prior to your hearing or as soon as possible. You or your witness can reserve a computer at the Corpus Christi main Public Library. The computer must be reserved so you must call early. Call the library at 361-826-7055 to reserve access to a computer. Monday through Friday, between 10 a.m. and 5:45 p.m.

Instructions on Videoconference Remote Proceedings »

Covid-19 Remote Operations & Instructions »

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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.

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Municipal Court Remote Hearings:

Municipal Court hearings are open to the public via YouTube. All in person dockets are currently cancelled through August 1, 2021. We are conducting all our hearings through WebEx. Below is the information needed to view the hearings. 

Instructions on Videoconference Remote Proceedings »
 

  • How: In YouTube, search for the corresponding docket you would like to view. There are four YouTube channels for the court:

  • When: Days and times may change weekly. Check back here for updates.
     
    • Monday: 
      • 9:00am- Judge Chapa Corpus Christi Municipal Court Live Stream
        • 1st Monday of the month: Ordinance Show Cause
        • 2nd Monday of the month: High Volume Pre-Trial
        • 3rd Monday of the month: Ordinance Arraignment
        • 4th Monday of the month: Ordinance Show Cause
        • 5th Monday of the month: (if applicable) TBD
      • 9:00am - Pre-Trial- Judge Rivera Corpus Christi Municipal Court Live Stream
      • 1:30pm- Judge Chapa Corpus Christi Municipal Court Live Stream
        • 1st Monday of the month: Ordinance Arraignment
        • 2nd Monday of the month: Ordinance Arraignment
        • 3rd Monday of the month: Juvenile Arraignment
        • 4th Monday of the month: Ordinance Arraignment
        • 5th Monday of the month: (if applicable) TBD 
      • 1:30pm-High Volume Pre-Trial- Judge DeKoch Corpus Christi Municipal Court Live Stream

         
    • Tuesday: 
      • 9:00am- Walk-in Docket- Judge Chapa Corpus Christi Municipal Court Live Stream
      • 10:00am- Walk-in Docket- Judge Dekoch Corpus Christi Municipal Court Live Stream
      • 1:30pm- Ordinance Arraignment- Judge Chapa Corpus Christi Municipal Court Live Stream 

         
    • Wednesday: 
      • 9:00am- Walk-In Docket- Judge DeKoch Corpus Christi Municipal Court Live Stream
      • 9:00am- Pre-Trial-  Judge Chapa Corpus Christi Municipal Court Live Stream
      • 1:00pm- Judge Chapa Corpus Christi Municipal Court Live Stream
        • 2nd and 3rd Wednesday of the month: Bench Trial
      • 1:00pm- Pre-Trial- Judge DeKoch Corpus Christi Municipal Court Live Stream
      • 1:30pm - Judge Chapa Corpus Christi Municipal Court Live Stream
        • 1st Wednesday of month: Motions Docket and Expunction Hearings,
        • 4th Wednesday of month: Family Violence Docket, Family Violence Reset/Final
        • 5th Wednesday (if applicable) TBD
      • 3:00pm- Judge Chapa Corpus Christi Municipal Court Live Stream
        • 2nd and 3rd Wednesday of the month: Bench Trial

           
    • Thursday: 
      • 9:00am- Ordinance Arraignment- Judge Walsh Corpus Christi Municipal Court Live Stream
      • 9:00am- Family Violence Reset/Final- Judge Chapa Corpus Christi Municipal Court Live Stream
      • 1:30pm- Judge Walsh Corpus Christi Municipal Court Live Stream
        • 1st Thursday of the month: Bench Trial
        • 2nd Thursday of the month: Ordinance Bench Trial
        • 3rd Thursday of the month: Bench Trial
        • 4th Thursday of the month: Ordinance Bench Trial
        • 5th Thursday of the month: (if applicable) TBD 
      • 1:30pm- Ordinance Arraignment- Judge DeKoch Corpus Christi Municipal Court Live Stream
      • 3:30pm- Bond Docket and Capias Pro Fine Docket- Judge Walsh Corpus Christi Municipal Court Live Stream

         
    • Friday:
      • 9:00am- Administrative Docket- Judge Walsh Corpus Christi Municipal Court Live Stream
      • 9:00am- Ordinance Arraignment- Judge DeKoch Corpus Christi Municipal Court Live Stream
      • 1:30pm- Show Cause Hearings- Judge Walsh Corpus Christi Municipal Court Live Stream
      • 1:30pm- Show Cause Hearings- Judge DeKoch Corpus Christi Municipal Court Live Stream
         
    • If you have a question about your case or would like to speak to a judge, call the court at (361) 826-2500 and ask to be placed on the “walk-in” docket.

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Citations:

• Individuals who have received a citation are required to appear on or before 14 days from the date of the citation.

• You may make an appearance in person, by mail or by e-mail.


Summons or Court Ordered Appearances:

• If you received a summons to appear or received a court order to appear in court you must appear in court on that date and time.

• If you cannot appear, you may file a motion for continuance.

• If the motion for continuance is granted, you will be given another court date to appear.

• All motions for continuance should be filed 3-5 working days prior to the court date to allow time to ascertain if the motion was granted.

• If the motion for continuance is not granted, and the individual does not show up for court, an arrest warrant will be issued.