Municipal Court

Court Overview

The Municipal Court of Henderson, Texas is a criminal court having jurisdiction over Class C misdemeanors occurring within the City limits which include:

  • Traffic citations 
  • Parking tickets 
  • Disorderly conduct violations 
  • School and Truancy violations 
  • State law and City ordinance violations 
  • The prosecutor, usually the City Attorney or an assistant, is responsible for investigation and prosecution of all cases in City court; and has ultimate responsibility for preparation of all complaints.

If you have questions and would like to speak to someone in Municipal Court, please call (903) 392-0557. 

Court Security

The following items are prohibited in the Municipal Court and should be left in your vehicle:

  • Cameras, tape recorders, or other mechanical recording devices
  • All weapons*, including mace and tasers
  • Any sharp objects, including knives, tweezers, screw drivers, knitting needles, crochet hooks, etc.
  • Beverage containers and food items
*Henderson Municipal Court and Court offices prohibit weapons pursuant to Penal Code Section 46.03(a)(3). An offense under that section is a third degree felony.
Not allowed in court guns, knives, food, recording devices

Hours of Operation

The Municipal Court offices are open for business as follows:

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Contact Us

  1. Judge James HolmesMunicipal Court Judge
    Honorable James Holmes

    Physical and Mailing Address
    300 West Main Street, First Floor 
    Henderson, TX 75652
    (903) 657-6551, ext. 113 


    Court Seal