Office is closed to the general public due to COVID-19. Court staff is available for consultation on any court related issues by phone or e-mail during normal business hours. Court Fines can be paid by money order or cashier check and may be dropped off at City Hall’s drive-thru window.
Location & Responsibilities
The Elgin Municipal Court Office is located in the City Hall Annex, behind City Hall. The Court is the 1st level of the judicial branch of government, and adjudicates mostly Class C Misdemeanors and fine only cases, including but not limited to:
The jurisdiction of the Court includes Class C Misdemeanors occurring within the territorial limits of the City of Elgin.
The State of Texas has a program that enables drivers to attend a six (6) hour course for dismissal of certain moving violations, which is designed to keep it from being reported on your driving record. Drivers are eligible to attend a state-approved course once every twelve (12) months.
If you fail to appear in Court as provided by law for the prosecution of an offense(s) or fail to properly dispose of your case, you may be denied renewal of your driver’s license or denied the right to register a motor vehicle in this State. In addition, a warrant will be issued for your arrest, increasing court costs in your case.