|1050 W Commerce
Brownwood, Texas 76801
7:30 am - 4:00 pm
Court/Judges hours 8:00 am - 9:00 am.
Map to Municipal Court:
The Brownwood Municipal Court is committed to provide those
we serve with impartial and efficient delivery of justice for Class "C"
misdemeanors and parking violations while accomplishing the duties incumbent
upon it by the Brownwood City Charter and the laws of the State of Texas. The
administrative Staff are to provide high quality customer service that is
effective, efficient, and delivered in a professional environment with effective
case management, revenue collection and record's retention support.
The appointed municipal court judges adjudicate cases,
conduct arraignments and perform magisterial functions with respect for the law
and the accused. Upon instructions and approval of the Judge of the Brownwood
Municipal Court and/or the City Attorney's office, defendants are issued payment
plans and alternative sentencing. Such alternatives include, but are not limited
to, community service, deferred disposition and defensive driving. Summons
and/or warrants are issued to defendants that fail to pay their fines and
juveniles are blocked from issuance or renewal of a driver's license until court
responsibilities are fulfilled.
The Municipal Court Staff are responsible for providing assistance during each
session of the Court, maintaining and preparing all of the Municipal dockets,
recording the disposition of each case, receiving all court documents and
defendant correspondence as well as, balancing and closing of accounts, and
preparing requisitions for purchasing and refunding. The preceding encompasses
the Municipal Court's goal of providing quality customer service.
This Department has six full-time employees; the Municipal
Court Judge, three Municipal Court Clerks, a Community Service Supervisor, a
City Marshal, along with one part-time Judge.
1. To prepare for fair and impartial legal proceedings.
2. To efficiently handle all office procedures, records,
3. To handle citizen complaints in a timely manner.
1. To maintain on-going training for the Municipal Court
Judge and clerks.
2. To improve electronic technology for Municipal Court
3. To continue to develop and improve procedures to
collect past-due payments
for fines and fees.