Municipal Court

In person court proceedings are now in person except for the last Thursday of each month which will be reserved for remote court proceedings to accommodate those who do not feel comfortable appearing in person due to COVID-19. If you would like to setup an appearance before the court remotely, information can be found here on how to make a request to resolve your offense over video conference. Please Note: You will need access to the internet, video, and a microphone to appear remotely. If you do not have any of the devices required for the virtual hearing, you may contact the court for alternative instructions or accommodations by calling phone number (254) 662-1415 or by emailing at court@robinsontexas.org.

View upcoming court dockets here

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. Participants unable to appear remotely may be given alternative accommodations.

In-person Court Proceedings

The following are health protocols the Municipal Court has adopted by the municipal court presiding judge to promote health and safety during in-person court proceedings during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Health and Safety Protocols for Individuals Visiting City Facilities:

  • Individuals experiencing the following signs or symptoms should NOT appear in person. Anyone displaying any of these signs or symptoms will be asked to leave:
    • Cough
    • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
    • Chills
    • Repeated shaking with chills
    • Muscle pain
    • Headache
    • Sore throat
    • Loss of taste or smell
    • Diarrhea
    • Feeling feverish or a measured temperature greater than or equal to 100.0 degrees Fahrenheit
    • Known close contact with a person who is lab confirmed to have COVID-19
  • The wearing of face coverings will be optional.
  • Individuals will be required to maintain at least 6 feet separation from other individuals. If such distancing is not feasible, we ask individuals to practice appropriate hand hygiene, cough etiquette, cleanliness, and sanitation.

Health and Safety Protocols Adopted by the City:

  • Screen individuals for any of the above listed sign and symptoms prior to allowing them into city facilities.
  • Disinfect any items that come into contact with customers.
  • Have hand sanitizer, disinfecting wipes, soap and water, or similar disinfectant readily available.
  • Display of signage reminding everyone of best hygiene practices. 
  • Provide floor decals to promote 6 feet of social distancing.

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 remote 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 court@robinsontexas.org

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

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.