Municipal Court

Court Dates

Municipal Court is held every Wednesday at 9 a.m. Look at Court Rules for proper attire.

MUNICIPAL COURT OFFICE WILL BE CLOSED Monday, November 7, 2022 through Wednesday, November 9, 2022 and will re-open at 8:00 am, Thursday, November 10, 2022.


A hearing notice is given to each defendant whose case is set on the docket. Juveniles (16 years old and under) must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.

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Payments cannot be made until  ticket is processed. You have until the date on your citation to appear or make payment. Payments are accepted from 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m Monday through Thursday and 7:30-12:00 a.m. on Fridays.

For individuals requesting payment plans or a defensive driving course, you must appear either in person or in writing within the prescribed time noted on your ticket.
  • Most fines may be paid in full in lieu of court appearance for all individuals over the age of 16.
  • Payments may be made at the court in the form of cash, money order, credit card, or a cashiers check. Make payments payable to The City of Cuero.
  • Some citations may be paid online.
  • Or payments (money orders or cashiers check) can be mailed to:
Cuero Municipal Court
P.O. Box 660
Cuero, TX 77954


The City of Cuero is one of limited jurisdiction. It has the authority to hear cases involving (but not limited to):
  • Traffic Violations - Includes moving and nonmoving violations, commercial vehicle violations, failure to maintain financial responsibility, no driver's license, etc.
  • Class C Misdemeanors - Carry fines with a maximum fine $500 and includes public intoxication, theft (less than $100), disorderly conduct, minors in possession of alcohol and tobacco, possession of drug paraphernalia, etc.
  • Violations of City Ordinance - Includes violations of juvenile curfew, environmental violations, health and safety violations associated with food service establishments, permit violations, dangerous buildings, junked vehicle violations, and animal violations, etc.

Listed below is a website that includes a self-help center for defendants without an attorney, attorney referral services, and information on legal aid.