The City of Schertz Municipal Court
1400 Schertz Parkway
Schertz, TX 78154
Hours of Operation:
M-F 8:00AM to 5:00PM
Notice: The online payment website may be inaccessible outside of the US and Canada. This change will take effect on December 19th, 2015.
Welcome and thank you for visiting the City of Schertz Municipal Court page. The following items will provide helpful information regarding citations and court appearances.
The City of Schertz Municipal Court has jurisdiction over offenses occurring within the city limits that are violations of City ordinances or violations of a State Statute.
You have the right to appear in court and contest the charge(s) filed against you and you have the right to a jury trial. When making your appearance, bring your copy of the citation with you.
Payment of fines are accepted in person, by mail or online. Anyone under the age of 17 must appear in person and must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. The City of Schertz Municipal Court accepts cash, credit/debit card, money orders or cashiers checks. NO PERSONAL OR COMPANY CHECKS ACCEPTED.
Convictions for moving violations are reported to the Texas Department of Public Safety.
If you do not appear in court or make payment on or before the court date on your citation, an additional charge of failure to appear may be filed against you and a warrant for your arrest will be issued.
“IF YOU PAY ONLINE, YOU WILL BE CONVICTED OF THE OFFENSE FOR WHICH YOU PAID. REQUESTS FOR DEFENSIVE DRIVING, DISMISSAL OR DEFERRED DISPOSITION MAY ONLY BE MADE BY MAIL OR IN PERSON.”
All persons entering the Court shall obey the following rules:
- Dress appropriately
- No talking in court unless addressed by the Judge or Court Personnel
- No pocket knives, tools of any kind, or sharp objects (leave them in your vehicle)
- Conduct himself/herself in a respectful and courteous manner
- No signs of any type will be allowed in the courtroom
- No food or drink items allowed
- No electronic devices
- Cell phones (must be on silent or off)
- MP3 players, PDAs, cameras, laptops, ipads should be left in vehicles or at home unless needed for your court case.
Seating is limited to those with business before the court. Others may be asked to wait in the lobby if seating is not available in the court.
The City of Schertz Municipal Court will be closed on the following holidays:
New Year’s Day Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Presidents Day, Memorial Day,
Independence Day, Labor Day, Columbus Day, Veterans Day,
Thanksgiving (Thursday & Friday), & Christmas Day