Municipal Court

Mission


Our mission is to provide the citizens with courteous, professional, and impartial assistance within the limitations of the law.

What We Handle


The Brazoria Municipal Court’s primary function is to process all Class C Criminal charges filed by the Police Department, Animal Control, Fire Marshall, and Code Enforcement Officers alleged to have occurred within the territorial limits of the City of Brazoria. Charges include the Texas Transportation Code, Penal Code, Alcoholic Beverage Code, Health and Safety Code, Education Code, and Brazoria Code of Ordinances.

Services to the Community

 
  • Adjudication of Class C Misdemeanors
  • Standing judicial orders for Adult offenses that may allow you to dispose of your case without appearing at an official arraignment
  • Convenient payment options with the acceptance of all major credit cards; use our Pay Location Code 8743, service fee of 3.5% applies

​WARRANTS


All warrants are conditional upon verification from the court.  If you know of a persons whereabouts who is listed, please DO NOT attempt to apprehend them yourself, immediately contact the Brazoria Police Department at (979) 798-2195.
     
All Arrest Warrants or Affidavits made in support of the warrant are public information

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Art. 15.26, C.C.P.
AUTHORITY TO ARREST MUST BE MADE KNOWN.  In executing a warrant of arrest, it shall always be made known to the accused under what authority the arrest is made.  The warrant shall be executed by the arrest of the defendant.  The officer need not have the warrant in his possession at the time of the arrest, provided the warrant was issued under the provisions of this Code, but upon request he shall then inform the defendant of the offense charged and of the fact that a warrant has been issued.  The arrest warrant, and any affidavit presented to the magistrate in support of the issuance of the warrant, is public information, and beginning immediately when the warrant is executed the magistrate's clerk shall make a copy of the warrant and the affidavit available for public inspection in the clerk's office during normal business hours.  A person may request the clerk to provide copies of the warrant and affidavit on payment of the cost of providing the copies.

Warrants updated 11-16-16

FACTS BY STATE STATUES

  1. Citation Guidelines
  2. Juveniles
  3. Docket Re-set
  4. Payment Plans

You may be eligible, if certain conditions are met, for a Driving Safety Course (DSC) or Deferred Disposition (DD).  The following shall apply:

  • You have a valid Texas driver's license (DSC,DD)
  • You have a valid driver's license from another state (DD)
  • You are aged 17 or older
  • You were not exceeding the speed limit by 24 mph or more
  • If you are aged 17-25 additional conditions shall apply when requesting DD

You may request these deferments in person, by mail or by e-mail on or before your appearance date as stated on your citation..

ASK ABOUT JUDGE JAMES' MARRIAGE CAPABILITIES!
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jULY 3
One of Judge James' many outside activities is performing marriage ceremonies.  If you would like to see about Judge James performing yours just contact the court for details!

Congratulations to the newlyweds Neil & Kristin Bible


July 3, 2017
Congratulations to newlyweds Jeremy & Kodee!