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City of Houston Municipal Courts Department Temporarily Closed
February 27, 2020 -- The Herbert W. Gee Municipal Courthouse, located at 1400 Lubbock Street, will be temporarily closed beginning at 2:00PM, Thursday, February 27, 2020, and will reopen at 8:00AM, Friday, February 28, 2020, unless otherwise notified.
Individuals scheduled for court Thursday, February 27, 2020, 2PM - 9PM, must reset their case(s) in person at any of our six court locations beginning at 8:00AM, Friday, February 28, 2020 through 5:00PM, Friday, March 6, 2020.
The Municipal Courts Department offers several online options that are available as means to resolve court matters. Interested persons may visit www.houstontx.gov/courts/forms.html to download the form(s) needed to request a trial setting, request the Driving Safety Course (DSC) by mail, or to submit proof of compliance by mail. Payments for fines are accepted online at www.houstontx.gov/courts/ticket_payments.html. Payments are also accepted via:
- Western Union (code: Ticket Texas); or
- US Mail (P.O. Box 4996, Houston, Texas 77210-4996).
The Herbert W. Gee Courthouse will resume normal hours of operation at 8:00AM, Friday, February 28, 2020, unless otherwise notified.
A complete listing of all Municipal Courts locations and operating hours may be found at www.houstontx.gov/courts/locations.html. For other information regarding Houston Municipal Courts, please visit the website at www.houstontx.gov/courts, or call the City's Helpline at 3-1-1 or 713.837.0311, if outside of Houston.