HOUSTON – Due to inclement weather, the City of Houston Municipal Courts Department will be closed beginning at 8 a.m., on Tuesday, January 16, 2018. Normal business hours will resume effective Wednesday, January 17, 2018. Individuals who have court settings on Tuesday will be given the opportunity to reset their case(s).
Resets will be given in person at all City of Houston court locations Wednesday, January 17, 2018 through Tuesday, January 23, 2018, until 5 p.m. Please visit the Municipal Courts’ website at www.houstontx.gov/courts for information on all court locations and hours of operation. It is important to note that if an individual fails to reset their case(s) during the reset period (1/17/18 through 1/23/18), an arrest warrant may be issued.
On Tuesday January 16, 2018, there will be:
No Trials (by Judge or Jury). Anyone scheduled for trials on this day must come in person Wednesday, January 17, 2018 through Tuesday, January 23, 2018 to receive a new trial date. All trials will resume Wednesday, January 17, 2018.
No Jury Service. Individuals who are scheduled for jury service will be rescheduled and will be notified by mail of their new date.
No Parking Adjudication Hearings. Hearings will resume Wednesday, January 17, 2018.
If you have a hearing scheduled, you will be rescheduled and notified by mail of your new hearing date.
For additional announcements and information please call the City of Houston Helpline at 3-1-1, or 713.837.0311 if outside of the City of Houston, or visit the Municipal Courts website at www.houstontx.gov/courts.