Municipal Court

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  1. Municipal Court


    Physical Address
    550 Landa Street
    New Braunfels, TX 78130

    Phone: (830) 221-4180

To address your citation,

  • Email the court at court@newbraunfels.gov with the following information
    • citation or docket number in the subject line (include any letters that precede the numbers, i.e. "RB11111" or "RE222222" or "P33333" in the upper right-hand corner of the citation/notice,
    • copy of your photo ID, and
    • your PLEA to each violation: Guilty, Not Guilty or No Contest - plea form on next page. *If you do not know how you would like to plea, please view the Judge's video above. If you still are uncertain, let the court know you would like to be set before the Judge.

Local Rules for the Court & Courtroom Rules for Trial

Face coverings and social distancing is encouraged for individuals experiencing symptoms of COVID or other contagious illness.    

Please adhere to the following rules when appearing before the court. 

  • No firearms, knives or other weapons.
  • No  audio or video recording.
  • Cell phones must remain on silent-mode.
  • No food, drink or gum.
  • No tobacco products.
  • No caps, hats or bandanas.
  • No sunglasses.
  • No shorts, ripped clothing or sleeveless shirts. 
  • No indecent, obscene, racist, offensive or profane language or graphics.
  • No gestures, facial expressions or sounds indicating approval or disapproval. 

CLICK THE RULES BELOW TO VIEW THE LOCAL RULES OF THE COURT & COURTROOM RULES FOR TRIAL:

  1. Rule 1: Authority

RULE ONE: AUTHORITY

1.1  AUTHORITY FOR RULES

Under the inherent power and duty of all Texas courts pursuant to Section 21.001, Texas Government Code and Article 45.203(b), Texas Code of Criminal Procedure, the following local Rules of the New Braunfels Municipal Court are hereby adopted effective 01/01/16. These rules shall govern any and all proceedings held in the Municipal Court of New Braunfels, Comal County, Texas.

1.2  APPLICATION

The local Rules apply to attorneys and their staff members, to Defendants representing themselves (hereinafter "pro se Defendants) to all court staff, to witnesses and observers. The presiding judge may promulgate addition al rules or amend the current rules in a manner that does not conflict with State rules and applicable law. 

Failure to comply with these rules may result in the imposition of sanctions, including contempt.

  1. Rule 2: Notice
  1. Rule 3: Subpoenas
  1. Rule 4: Continuances
  1. Rule 5: Pre-Trial Motions
  1. Rule 6: Announcement
  1. Rule 7: Courtroom Decorum
  1. Rule 8: Courtroom Proceedings
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