Municipal Court


IMPORTANT MESSAGE-PLEASE READ
DUE TO THE STATE DISASTER DECLARATION ISSUED ON MARCH 13, 2020 BY GOVERNOR ABBOTT CONCERNING THE CORONAVIRUS   (COVID – 19), AND SINCE THAT DISASTER DECLARATION THE COUNTY HAS ISSUED A SHELTER IN PLACE ORDER, ALL CASES WITH AN UPCOMING COURT DATE WILL BE RESCHEDULED.  IF YOU NEED TO MAKE CONTACT WITH THE COURT WE WILL BE AT MINIMUM STAFF AND MAY BE REACHED BY E-MAIL AT MCOURT@CI.GREENVILLE.TX.US OR BY PHONE AT 903-457-3129,  MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY BETWEEN 8AM-5PM. IF YOU REACH THE ANSWERING MACHINE DURING THESE HOURS, LEAVE A MESSAGE, SPEAK SLOWLY AND CLEARLY AND OUR OFFICE WILL GET BACK WITH YOU AS SOON AS POSSIBLE. 
Overview


The Municipal Court is responsible for processing all citations involving Class C Misdemeanor offenses and City Ordinance violations occurring within the City.

Judge


The Municipal Court reports to the Director of Administrative Services and is presided over by a Judge who works on a part-time basis.

The Municipal Court Judge hears cases that come before the court and renders a verdict and/or fine. Fines assessed by the Judge cannot exceed $2,000 or involve a prison sentence.

The current Municipal Judge is Gloria Peters-Mitchell. View her bio for more information.

Staff


The Municipal Court Administration Office is staffed by one court administrator, two full-time clerks, and one part-time clerk.

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The administrator and clerks are responsible for preparing all paperwork necessary for the Court, as well as accepting fines imposed by the Judge.