Municipal Court


It is the mission of the Municipal Court to provide a fair, neutral and courteous administration of justice by providing accessible, efficient, impartial and well reasoned resolution of all court cases with a focus on customer service. 

The Arcola Municipal Court has established policies and procedures for resolving traffic tickets and other fine-only misdemeanors in accordance with state law, but with a minimum of inconvenience. Before you attempt to resolve the case(s) against you, you should read carefully the content of the citation and handout that were given to you by the officer. You may want to seek the advice of a lawyer.


Appearance Dates


  • Citation (Ticket): You must appear at the Arcola Municipal Court or otherwise resolve your citation on or before the  date listed on your citation.  

  • Bond: You must appear at the scheduled court date listed on the bond.

  • Complaint Filed: You will be notified by summons via mail of your date and time to appear



Appearance Requirements


  • You may choose to hire an attorney to represent you, but you are not required to.  

  • Picture identification will be required (state issued ID or Driver's License or government passport is acceptable).

  • Attorney's will be required to present their state issued Bar Card in addition to a picture ID.

  • Juveniles (defendants under the age of 17 at the time of offense) must appear before the Judge in court with a parent or legal guardian.  






The City of Arcola

Preferred methods of payment:

credit or debit card

money order

cashier's check

Made payable to Arcola Municipal Court

We apologize for any inconvenience.


El métodos de pago preferido: 

tarjeta de crédito o débito

giro postal

cheque de caja

Hecho a nombre de Arcola Municipal Court

Pedimos disculpas por cualquier inconveniencia.





                                                                                       13222 Highway 6

                                                                                    Arcola, Texas 77583

                                                                                     Phone: 281-431-0606

We are accessible to disabled individuals. For special assistance, please call 281-431-0606 prior to the meeting so that appropriate arrangements can be made


City of Arcola Municipal Court

13222 Hwy 6
Arcola, TX 77583

Phone: (281) 431-0606

Court Clerk Hours
Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.


Municipal Court is closed on weekends and major holidays.



City of Arcola has general jurisdiction over all misdemeanor offense committed within the city limits and as allowed by law within territorial jurisdiction of the City of Arcola that are punishable by fine only.

A telephone call does not constitute an appearance and will not prevent issuance of a warrant.

Clerks are not  licensed attorneys and cannot provide legal advice.


The Municipal Court has jurisdiction over Class C misdemeanors issued by the city police officers, code enforcement, animal control officers.


The clerks’ office is only responsible for processing clerical work of the court, setting dockets, collecting fines and fees, maintaining records and performing administrative duties delegated by the judge.