Municipal Court

No Court - Thursday, November 26th

In-person court proceedings will begin Monday, June 1, 2020, based on the Whitehouse and CDC’s  “Opening Up America Again” and in accordance with Greg Abbott’s Open Texas Report, the State of Texas’ ongoing plan to safely and strategically open Texas while minimizing the spread of COVID-19.

  • Only the defendant will be allowed to enter City Hall due to the limited number of people allowed to gather in the courtroom, or in areas around City Hall, based on social distancing guidelines. An exception will be made for the defendant’s attorney or a juvenile defendant’s parent or guardian.
  • Defendants will be separated per social distancing guidelines.
  • Defendants will be required to wear a face covering. An attorney or parent/guardian (based on the approved exception from above) will also be required to wear a face covering.

Individuals have been mailed notification of their new court date. If you have not yet received your notification, you are encouraged to review the court dockets found here or contact the court directly. 

Vulnerable Population

Individuals who are considered to be at high-risk for severe illness from COVID-19 can request alternative accommodations by notifying the court. The following has been established by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to be at high-risk:

  • People 65 years and older
  • People who live in a nursing home or long-term care facility

People of all ages with underlying medical conditions, particularly if not well controlled, including:

  • People with chronic lung disease or moderate to severe asthma
  • People who have serious heart conditions
  • People who are immunocompromised

Many conditions can cause a person to be immunocompromised, including cancer treatment, bone marrow or organ transplantation, immune deficiencies, poorly controlled HIV or AIDS, and prolonged use of corticosteroids and other immune weakening medications

  • People with severe obesity
  • People with diabetes
  • People with chronic kidney disease undergoing dialysis
  • People with liver disease

Alternative options to in-person appearance include:
1. A written request for Driver’s Safety Course (Under the laws of the State of Texas, you may be eligible to have one moving violation, within a 12-month period, dismissed by taking a driver’s safety course.)
2. A written request for an extension, payment arrangements, alternative options, or to enter a plea of not guilty and request a trial. If you are wishing to make an appearance in writing, please ensure your letter to the Judge includes the information found here.
3. Payment options click here.
***Please note*** prior to making a court payment, please contact the municipal court.

Contact Us: (254) 662-1415 or by email at

Robinson Municipal Court processes Class C misdemeanors resulting from a violation of city ordinances and traffic citations. The court is presided over by a part-time municipal judge, who is appointed by the Robinson City Council.  The city attorney prosecutes all municipal court cases.

Open Court Hours are Postponed at This Time

Paying Court Fines

The Municipal Court currently accepts money orders and cashier's checks when paying by mail. Visa, Mastercard, and cash payments are accepted when you pay in person at the clerk's window or online. There is a 6.5% convenience fee charged when paying by visa or MasterCard. Visit the payments section of our website for more information.

Contact Us

  1. ElviraLeyva_smallerheadshot
    Elvira Leyva Court Clerk Email
    City of Robinson
    111 W Lyndale
    Robinson, TX 76706

    Phone: (254) 662-1415 
    Fax: (254) 662-1035

    Staff Directory
  2. Dick Kettler

    Municipal Judge

    David Bass

    Associate Judge