Municipal Court

The Longview Municipal Court will resume in-person Bench Trials on July 1, 2020, Building Standards Hearings on July 28, 2020 and Jury Trials will be held August 25-27, 2020.  The court will follow all CDC guidelines for social distancing and all participants will be required to wear a face covering or face mask during the proceedings.  Please notify the court if you are scheduled to appear for an in-person court hearing and you are at high risk of contracting the COVID-19 virus due to your age or current medical condition.  The court will make accommodations for you to reduce your risk of exposure.

All other hearings will continue to be held on-line using Zoom software. Please contact the court if you are scheduled for a virtual hearing and require technical instructions in order to participate.

If you are currently scheduled for a court hearing or trial you should contact the Municipal Court to ensure that we have your current telephone number and mailing address so that you will receive future notifications concerning your case.  The Court encourages you to call or use electronic means to contact the clerk’s office and avoid appearing in person.

For more information, contact 903-237-1186


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The Longview Municipal Court of Record is located at 302 W. Cotton St. inside the Longview Police and Courts Building.  The Municipal Court has jurisdiction over all Class C and fine-only misdemeanors filed with the court. This includes violations of the Transportation Code, Penal Code, Education Code, Alcoholic Beverage Code, the Health and Safety Code and Longview Code of Ordinances violations.