Municipal Court

The mission of the Palacios Municipal Court is to serve all citizens in a courteous, efficient and professional manner and to provide a forum for justice to ensure that all citizens served by the Palacios Municipal Court are treated fairly and equally, without regard to race, sex or religion, while abiding by all applicable guidelines and laws.

The Municipal Court of the City shall be established and maintained for the trial of misdemeanor offenses, and shall have all powers prescribed by the State Law.

The Municipal Court handles City Code violations in addition to traffic offenses and other Class “C” misdemeanors. The Municipal Judges hold magistrate hearings every day of the week in order to inform people arrested of their rights and to set bonds. The Court Clerk and staff process and maintain all records of the Court.


Monday – Thursday 9 am to 11 am (by appointment only)
Friday – 8:30 am to 12:30 pm


Tickets may be paid anytime during City Hall hours, Monday-Friday 8:30-4:30.

Municipal Court Judge
Suzan Thompson

Municipal Court Clerk
Sonia Martinez


313 Henderson
Palacios, TX 77465