The mission of the Municipal Court, and its personnel, is to provide effective and impartial administration of justice, as prescribed by the Texas Code of Criminal Procedure and the Code of Judicial Conduct, with exceptional customer service while building public trust and confidence. The Municipal Court presides over trials for all Class C misdemeanor Penal Code offenses, Health and Safety Code offenses, Alcoholic Beverage code offense, City Ordinance offenses as well as to preside over administrative and civil proceedings, as authorized by state law.
The Municipal Court is a Judicial Branch of city government. This Court and its officers are dedicated to the principles of impartiality, fairness, integrity, separation of powers, and judicial independence. These are the principles to which the Court is committed in its role as the Judicial Branch of our local government.
COVID 19 ORDERS & INFORMATION ON COURT HEARINGS
The Municipal Court lobby has reopened as of March 10, 2021. If you wish to handle your citation virtually please refer to the online Payment Portal for such things as request for defensive driving, extensions of time to pay your citation or to plead and pay your citation in full. You may contact the court at 512-515-5410 for further information or assistance with your citation.
The Liberty Hill Municipal Court has received judicial approval of its reopening plan. The Court Operation Plan is attached for review. The Liberty Hill Municipal Court is currently holding in person hearings. If you live more than 100 miles from the court or have underlying health issues (see notice below for qualifications) that prevent you from attending your hearing in person you may request a virtual hearing, if you are interested in setting a hearing you must submit a Virtual Court Request Form to be set on a docket.
Please note, vulnerable populations may contact the court for a variance consideration of their appearance. For detailed information, please read the attachment titled vulnerable populations below: