Municipal Court

PLEASE NOTE:  ALL HEARINGS ARE NOW BEING CONDUCTED VIA OUR VIRTUAL COURT SYSTEM 

To address your citation in an online video hearing:

  • Email the court at court@nbtexas.org with the following information
    • Include your photo ID with your email and docket or citation number
    • Watch the Judge’s video
    • Include your PLEA to the violation(s): Guilty, Not Guilty or No Contest
    • Make sure you have a functioning camera and microphone or your laptop, desktop, tablet, or phone
    • If your case is eligible for a virtual hearing, you will receive further instructions by email from the court

If you do not have internet access or a computer device, you may utilize the courts Virtual Court Center. To make an appointment call (830) 221-4180.

For those who choose to appear at court, social distancing and face coverings are required.  Only defendants are allowed in court, unless the defendant is a juvenile. - Download Restrictions

 

NOTICE TO VULNERABLE POPULATIONS: 

The following are considered to be a member of Vulnerable Populations:

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.

Any person who is in a Vulnerable Population category may contact the court to identify themselves as a vulnerable individual and receive accommodations, which will include the ability to participate in electronic or telephonic proceedings. If you do not have the technology to appear electronically or by telephone, the court will make accommodations for you at the court that will include the ability to so participate using equipment that will be sanitized between users. If you appear in person at the court, you will be required to wear a protective mask or one will be provided to you if you do not have one.

Mission Statement
The mission of the Municipal Court is to provide the citizens of 
New Braunfels a judicial system dedicated to the principles of fair 
and impartial justice administered with respect and equality 
while providing a high level of integrity, professionalism and 
customer service.

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