Municipal Court

The Municipal Court strives to ensure fairness and equality in the law through courteous and efficient citizen contact. Citizens are treated in such a way as to reflect the values that the City of Borger strives to achieve.

Cases

Cases filed in Municipal Court include traffic violations and Class C misdemeanors committed within the City limits and violations of City ordinance.

Overview

The State Legislature, under its constitutional authority to "create such other courts as may be necessary," has created municipal courts in each of the incorporated cities of the State. By 2002, there were municipal courts operating in approximately 894 Texas cities and towns. The larger cities are served by multiple municipal courts, the number depending on the municipality's population and needs.