Municipal Court

COVID-19 Update

Strict adherence to social distancing will be required of all visitors to City Hall and Municipal Court. It will be strenuously enforced for everyone's safety. Individuals who are experiencing symptoms must call the Court for a reset of their specific proceeding.

Vulnerable Populations

Individuals within the 'vulnerable populations' category who are scheduled for a court hearing will be accommodated by either resetting their hearing until after the pandemic has subsided or by conducting their hearing remotely via Zoom.com or similar method.

Individuals in the 'vulnerable populations' category are defined as individuals over 65 as well as individuals with serious underlying health conditions such as:

  • Asthma
  • Chronic lung disease
  • Diabetes
  • High blood pressure
  • Obesity
  • Those whose immune systems are compromised by chemotherapy for cancer or other conditions requiring such therapy

Request Resetting or Online

Please call the court at 972-838-2034 to request a resetting or an online hearing.

  1. Mission Statement
  2. Responsibilities
  3. Citations

Mission Statement

City of Melissa Municipal Court SealThe mission of the Municipal Court is to provide the public with a fair, impartial, and unbiased court system for the person charged with the offenses, in accordance with the Code of Criminal Procedures and the Rules of Criminal Evidence.

The City of Melissa Municipal Court strives to courteously respond to requests for information from the public and to perform the responsible collection of assessed fines and fees and efficient docketing of cases for adjudication.

Disclaimer

Nothing contained herein is intended to be nor should be construed as legal advice and should not be relied upon as such.