Municipal Court

The Municipal Court provides the City with enforcement of Class C misdemeanor criminal offenses and ordinance violations occurring within the city limits. The Municipal Court is also responsible for maintaining accurate records of all cases, including arrest records, bond records, formal complaints, citation dispositions, state reporting, court costs, docket records, trial proceedings, refunds and forfeitures, and transfer of funds for arrests of higher charges. The Municipal Court is responsible for staying current with the changes in procedures and court costs that are submitted to the state during the Legislative Session

 

Informational Links

Location 825-B Thousand Oaks Drive
Hurst, Texas 76054  
Phone: 817.788.7045
Hours: 8 am to 5 pm Monday through Friday
Credit Cards Accepted Online
Visa, Master Card
Mastercard and Visa

Municipal Court Online Payments

For your convenience adult defendants may now request Deferred Disposition, Defensive Driving, payment plans, and dismissals of certain compliance violations online through our online payments module.

You must be able to receive an email with a PDF attachment, have the ability to upload documents back as PDF or JPG file attachments, and enter a valid email address so that you can receive copies of orders or emails regarding denial of your online requests.

Credit Cards Accepted in the Office:  AmEx, Mastercard, Visa, and Discover accepted
Visa, Master Card, American Express, Discover

Photo ID is required on all transactions.
 

Municipal Court online payments

If you are experiencing difficulties paying online, it is your responsibility to contact the Municipal Court to ensure your citation is taken care of in a timely manner.

Note: If you receive a "No violations are found" reply, please check that you are using capital letters and that zero or "o" is used correctly or please try back at a later time. Someone else is making a payment and the system will incorrectly show "No Violations Found."

Court / Judge Sessions Schedules

Upcoming dockets are available for viewing

Plea Hearing:    9 am - 1st Monday of each month
            [If there is a holiday it will roll to the next Monday]
Pre-Trial:  1 pm - 1st Monday of each month
Bench Trial:  1 pm - Thursday following the first Monday plea dockets
Jail Dockets:
 1 pm - Thursday following the first Monday
Show Cause Hearings  9 am - 2nd Monday
Juvenile Docket:
 1 pm - 2nd Monday each month

Attorney Plea Dockets:

9 am
1 pm
2 pm

 3rd Monday of the month as scheduled
Jury Trial as needed but usually the 3 or 4th Thursday of odd numbered months at 8 am

Notice to Jurors: Please bring your juror information sheet filled out and expect to serve only 1 day. Most jury trials last about 4 hours, but 8 hours is the maximum required service. Juror Information Form [PDF]

Role of Municipal Court Personnel

Although they are willing to be of assistance and are trained to explain your options and rights in municipal court, court clerks are NOT attorneys. Therefore, it is not legal for them to give legal advice.

Lisa Howard, Court AdministratorLisa Howard
Court Administrator
817.788.7045
lhoward@hursttx.gov

 

Municipal Court
825-B Thousand Oaks Drive
Hurst, Texas 76054
817.788.7045

 

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