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Juveniles (16 and under) must appear in person with a parent or legal guardian. Please contact the Court for Court Date.

YOU MUST RESPOND, IN WRITING, OR PERSONAL APPEARANCE, TO THE CITATION WITHIN 30 CALENDAR DAYS. YOU DO NOT NEED TO CONTACT THE COURT UNLESS YOU HAVE QUESTIONS. APPEARANCES CANNOT BE MADE BY PHONE.

If you fail to respond in person or writing to the charge(s) by your appearance date, an additional charge and fine may be filed against you for violating your promise to appear, warrants issued for your arrest and a hold placed on your driver’s license renewal.

 If the defendant is younger than age 17 (juvenile) he/she must appear before the judge with a parent or legal guardian.  A juvenile who fails to appear or comply with the court order(s) will have their driver’s license suspended as required by law.  A child and parent required to appear before the court have an obligation to provide the court, in writing, with the current address and residence of the child.  The obligation does not end when the child reaches age 17.  On or before the seventh day after the date the child or parent changes residence, the child or parent shall notify the court of the current address in the manner directed by the court.  A violation of this subsection may result in an arrest and is a Class C misdemeanor.  The obligation to provide notice terminates on discharge and satisfaction of the judgment or final disposition not requiring a find of guilt.

Court is held on the third Thursday of every month beginning at 10:00 am. Date and Time are subject to change without notice. Please contact the Court to confirm that you are in the Docket. If you wish to appear before the Judge and/or Prosecutor, you must contact the Court, in writing, to be placed on the docket. Click here for dress attire.

Location and Hours

Physical Address:

Florence Municipal Court
106 South Patterson
Florence, Texas 76527

254-793-8037 x 2
Fax 254-793-3766

Mailing address:

Florence Municipal Court
PO Box 430
Florence, Texas 76527

Hours of Operation:

Monday – Friday
8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

The Court is closed weekends and holidays.

NOTE:

  • The Florence Municipal Court does not answer legal questions of any nature. The personnel are allowed to explain Court proceedings and procedures only. If you need legal advice, please contact an attorney.
  • The Florence Municipal Court is a non record criminal court established pursuant to the Government Code and the Code of Criminal Procedure of the State of Texas and the Ordinances of the City of Florence, Texas.