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Municipal Court

Municipal Court

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The Edinburg Municipal Court located at  100 E. Freddy Gonzalez Drive Edinburg, Texas 78539 has the following office hours, Monday- Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays are closed. 

Warrant Division 
(956) 318-8819
 
 Municipal Court
(956) 289-7797
Fax
(956) 289-1134

Due to changing circumstances regarding the COVID-19 pandemic and to encourage the health and safety of the public and court staff members from the spread of the COVID-19, the City of Edinburg Municipal Courts Department has extended the suspension of ALL JURY TRIALS and JURY DUTY through November 30, 2020 in conjunction with the Texas Supreme Court’s Order.  The Court remains open for all other proceedings.

Members of the public should contact a health care provider and not come to court if they are experiencing symptoms similar to COVID-19.  Once cleared by a physician, individuals may visit the City of Edinburg court location to speak with the Presiding Judge Toribio “Terry” Palacios to reset a case.  Masks/facial coverings must be worn at all times within the courtroom facility.  Temperatures will be taken before entry is granted in the courtroom.  Please visit the Municipal Court’s website at www.cityofedinburg.com for continued updates on all court locations and hours of operation.

If your jury trial was scheduled, resets will continue to be given.  It is important to note that if an individual fails to reset their case(s) when the Municipal Court resumes operations, an arrest warrant may be issued.  For additional information please call the Court at (956) 289-7797.

Defendants who would like to schedule a video conference with the Municipal Judge, please send us an email to muncipalcourt@cityofedinburg.com and include the following:

  • Copy of your picture identification
  • Enter of plea of Guilty or No Contest
  • Copy of your citation
  • Provide your current mailing address
  • Provide your phone number
  • Provide your email address

Defendants who would like to enter of plea of Not Guilty, please send a written notice indicating this decision to municipalcourt@cityofedinburg.com and include the following:

  • Copy of your picture identification
  • Copy of your citation
  • Provide your current mailing address
  • Provide your phone number
  • Provide your email address
  • Cash bond may be required

The trial will not be set until the court resumes full operation. 
Some court dockets are only being conducted through Video Conference with the Judge.

All individuals are encouraged to call or email the Court in lieu of making personal appearances to take care of their court business.

Phone:  956-289-7797
Emailmunicipalcourt@cityofedinburg.com