Municipal Court

Municipal Court Building

Effective 3/23/20, Abilene Municipal Court is closed to the public until further notice. Payments may be made online at payabilene.com or by calling 800.444.1187. The Court is still open Monday through Friday from 8am to 5pm to answer your questions by phone at 325.676.6333. You may appear in court by mail, fax, or by dropoff.

The City of Abilene Municipal Court

is a non-court of record and is the Judicial Branch of the city government. The Abilene Municipal Court conducts adult and teen court hearings and is dedicated to providing to all citizens, other departments and entities a fair independent, and impartial forum for handling fine only cases arising within the City limits of Abilene. The Municipal Court follows the procedures set forth under Texas Law and provides all persons the right to trial by judge or jury. Although every person has the right to be represented by an attorney, most citizens who appear in municipal courts represent themselves.

Please note: The court does not provide or give legal advice. 

Appearance

A telephone call does not constitute an appearance. Continuances are not granted by phone. Appearance and Continuances may be done by mail, by fax, or in person.

Court Payment

You are able to make payments using one of the following methods:

  • Cash - In person at the court. Please do not send cash through the mail
  • Check/money order
  • Credit Card - Visa, Mastercard, Discover, American Express

Fees

Please be aware that a service fee will be charged for the use of a credit card. Service fees include:

  • Online (5% fee, minimum fee $2.95)
  • Phone (6.5% fee, minimum fee $3.95)

Pay online or pay by phone at 800-444-1187.