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Court Closure:  The Austin Municipal Court will be closed for the Presidents Day Holiday on Monday, February 17th and will reopen on Tuesday the 18th at our normal business hours (see Contacts/Locations).  Have a safe and happy holiday.

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The Municipal Court is the judicial branch of the government of the City of Austin. It is committed to administering justice in a fair, efficient, and timely manner. Court services are increasingly available online, by telephone, email, and through the mail which contributes to compliance in a customer service and eco-friendly way.

The courts adjudicate Class C misdemeanor cases most of which are criminal, including traffic, city ordinance, state code, juvenile, and disabled parking. Camera at Red Light violation are civil (non-criminal) cases as are most parking violations.

The four court divisions are Judiciary, Court Operations, Support Services, and the Downtown Austin Community Court (DACC).  The court is made up of more than 160 employees.    

Mission

To impartially administer justice in a fair and efficient manner so that trust and accountability are exemplified to the public we serve.                           

Vision

To be the most effective, efficient, and impartial Municipal Court in Texas.

Goals

  • To provide exceptional customer service
  • To provide effective & impartial administration of justice
  • To enhance organizational health

About

These functions are handled by the Court: Judiciary, Municipal Court Operations & Support Services, Downtown Austin Community Court, and Prosecution. Read more about Austin Municipal Court.

 

Presiding Judge Sherry Statman

Sherry Statman
Presiding Judge

Mary Jane Grubb

Mary Jane Grubb Municipal
Court Clerk

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