Court

About Us

A municipal court has jurisdiction over violations of city ordinances and, within the city limits, also have jurisdiction with justice of the peace courts over Class C misdemeanor criminal cases where the punishment upon conviction is by fine only.

Hours Info

Hours:
8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. - Mon., Wed., Thurs., Fri.,

9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. - Tues.
*End of business at 4:30 p.m. each day.

*To be considered current day’s business, any payments and correspondence must be placed in the Safe Drop Box by 4:30 p.m. daily.  Any business after 4:30 p.m. will be considered next day business.

 

Online Ticket Options

For Pro se Litigants

If you are a pro se litigant, you can obtain self-help legal resources available through the Office of Court Administration’s website at: http://www.txcourts.gov/programs-services/self-help/ or through the Texas State Law Library’s website.


Warrant Information

Warrant List(PDF, 10MB)

Failure to make disposition on warrants may cause Texas Department of Public Safety to deny renewal of your Driver's License. Only full payment will clear the status with Texas Department of Public Safety and restore renewal of your License.

  • Accused may appear to pay by cash, money order or MasterCard, Visa and Discover Card.
  • Accused may remit by mail with money order or cashier's check at: P.O. Box 2570, Waco, TX 76702
  • Accused may remit at the court drop box at 201 W. Waco Dr., Waco, TX 76701
  • Accused may remit online at https://www.municipalonlinepayments.com/wacotx

No personal checks will be accepted for payment of Warrants. Money orders must be signed by accused and include the printed name, mailing address, driver license number & citation number to ensure proper processing.

 

Notice of Alternatives to Full Payment of Fines or Fees

The judgment and sentence for the offense you are charged is the payment of a fine and fees. If ordered to pay a fine and fees, and you cannot pay, notify the court immediately. If you are determined by the court to have insufficient resources or income to pay, the court is required to provide you other ways to discharge the fine and fees.


Need Help with a Legal Problem?

Need a lawyer? Want to find legal information or forms?
Want to do legal research? Find helpful information at: www.texascourthelp.gov