Municipal Court of Record

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Operational Changes  The Municipal Court Building is now open to the public. The Municipal Court will be operating with temporary occupancy limits, social distancing and other mandated guidelines being observed to ensure safety for the public and court staff. The Court Clerk’s Office can assist you with your citation(s) at the counter.

You may consider using our no-contact options to take care of your citation(s) without entering the court building. Some citations may not qualify for online requests. 

  1. Drive-Thru assistance located on the Northeast side of the building.
  2. Dropbox access located on the Northeast side of the building.
  3. Learn about your options 
  4. Submit any questions, requests, or documentation to “Ask the Court Clerk”, below.
  5. Pay online 
  6. Pay by phone at 1-800-444-1187. You may reach the Court Clerk for assistance during regular hours of operation.

Court Hearings will resume in July, court notices are currently being mailed out. You may also do a Citation Search to find your court date and time. The Court will operate court hearings with occupant limits, social distancing and other mandated guidelines being observed to ensure safety for the public and court staff. Please read this NOTICE from Judge Coontz for information regarding in-person court hearings.

Trial Dockets may resume in September.  

Overview


The Municipal Court is the judicial branch of the City of Burleson, and is a part of the state judicial system. The Municipal Court strives to administer justice in a fair, efficient, and timely manner. Court services are available in person and online, by telephone, and through the mail.

The Municipal Court is a court of record. Proceedings are governed by the Texas Code of Criminal Procedure and Chapter 30 of the Texas Government Code.


Local Rules of Decorum and Conduct