City of Houston Municipal Court Remains Closed Through Wednesday

HOUSTON – The City of Houston Municipal Courts Department will remain closed through Wednesday (Aug. 30).  There will be no:

  • Trials (by Judge or Jury). Anyone scheduled for trial on these days must come in person Thursday (Aug. 31) through Wednesday (Sept. 13) to receive a new trial date.
  • Jury Service. Individuals who are scheduled for jury service will be rescheduled and will be notified by mail of their new date.
  • Parking Adjudication Hearings. If you have a hearing scheduled, you will be rescheduled and notified by mail of your new hearing date.
  • Weddings. Individuals who had wedding ceremonies scheduled during the Court's closure period (Aug. 26 thru Aug. 30) will be contacted by the department to schedule a new date.

Resets will be given in person at all City of Houston court locations Thursday (Aug. 31) through Wednesday (Sept. 13) until 5 p.m.  Please visit the Municipal Court’s website at for information on all court locations and hours of operation.

It is important to note that if an individual fails to reset their case(s) during the reset period (8/31/17 through 9/13/17), an arrest warrant may be issued.

For additional announcements and information please call the City of Houston Helpline at 3-1-1, or 713.837.0311 if outside of the City of Houston, or visit the Municipal Courts website at