- Municipal Court
NOTICE TO INDIVIDUALS OF VUNERABLE POPULATIONS
The court considers all individuals who are over age 65 and individuals with serious underlying health conditions, such as high blood pressure, chronic lung disease, diabetes, obesity, asthma, and those whose immune systems are compromised such as by chemotherapy for cancer or other conditions requiring such therapy are considered to be vulnerable populations.
IF YOU ARE SCHEDULED FOR AN APPEARANCE IN THE CASTLE HILLS MUNICIPAL COURT AND ARE AN INDIVIDUAL WHO WOULD BE CONSIDERED BY THE COURT A MEMBER OF A VUNERABLE POPULATION YOU CAN REQUEST AN ACCOMODATION FROM THE COURT ALLOWING YOU TO APPEAR VIA PHONE OR VIDEO TELECONFERENCE.
Online PaymentsMunicipal Court now allows Online Payments.
Appearances & DispositionsAll citations and summonses are assigned a deadline to appear in the Castle Hills Municipal Court. This date cannot be extended, as it is simply the date by which a defendant (or their attorney) must notify the Court of how they wish to answer to their charges. For more information, see our Information on Appearing in Court page.
AttorneysBefore any action may be taken, an attorney must file a letter of representation identifying the defendant being represented and all of the cases being handled. You may email your letter of representation to the clerk of the court at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Increase of Court CostsCourt costs will increase when any of the following happens:
- An officer serves a summons ($35)
- An unpaid balance is referred to collections (30%)
- Arrest warrant is processed ($50)
- Judgment is not paid within 30 days ($15)
- Report of a warrant is submitted to the Department of Public Safety ($10)