Municipal Court

Office is closed to the general public due to COVID-19. Court staff is available for consultation on any court related issues by phone or e-mail during normal business hours. Court Fines can be paid by money order or cashier check and may be dropped off at City Hall’s drive-thru window.

Location & Responsibilities

The Elgin Municipal Court Office is located in the City Hall Annex, behind City Hall. The Court is the 1st level of the judicial branch of government, and adjudicates mostly Class C Misdemeanors and fine only cases, including but not limited to:
  • City ordinance
  • Juvenile
  • State code
  • Traffic
The jurisdiction of the Court includes Class C Misdemeanors occurring within the territorial limits of the City of Elgin.

Municipal Court - Mondays 
Elgin Public Library Civic Center
404 North Main Street

• Juvenile First Appearance 
• Show Causes  
• Indigent Hearings 
• Bench Trials - 10:00 am

PreTrials - Thursdays 
City Hall Annex
310 North Main Street

ProSe (nonattorney)  - 9:00 am

Attorney PreTrials - 1:00 pm

Municipal Court Information

Amanda Carter

Contact Us

  1. Amanda Carter

    Presiding Judge

    City Hall Annex

    310 N Main Street
    P.O. Box 591
    Elgin, TX 78621

    Phone: 512-281-0318
    Fax: 512-285-3512


    Monday - Friday
    8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

    May be closed for court, hearings, or training.  
    Please call to verify staff availability.

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