Sugar Land Municipal Court

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HOLIDAY CLOSURE

The Sugar Land Municipal Court will be closed on Thursday and Friday, 

November 26 & 27, 2020 

in observance of the Thanksgiving Day holiday.

Emergency Notice:

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All jury trial cases through December 31 are cancelled.  All jury trial cases currently scheduled during this time will be reset to a later date.

Pre-trial hearings are being conducted at the Court, taking protective measures to keep everyone safe and provide social distancing.   

City of Sugar Land Municipal Court will continue remote court proceedings for initial appearances, show cause hearings, compliance hearings, and juvenile dockets.  These cases will be held as currently scheduled using the Zoom platform. Letters with instructions about the remote proceedings and the date of the hearing will be mailed to each defendant a week prior to their court date.

The remote appearance is not optional and neglecting to appear will have the same consequences as not appearing at an in-person proceeding.  Alternatively, options for handling a citation prior to a court date, can be found here, on the court’s website.

Please call the court at (281) 275-2560, for more information on video conferencing court appearances or read about appearing remotely on the "Your Rights" page of this website.

The Sugar Land Municipal Court is a Court of Record, handling cases involving Class C misdemeanors. Generally, such cases are punishable by fine only.

The law is constantly changing and there may be times when the information on this web site will not be current.  This information is provided for general informational purposes only; it is not intended as legal advise; it is not a comprehensive treatment of the subject; and it is not a substitute for advice from an attorney.

Hours of Operation

  • Regular Court Business Hours: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Arraignments: Held Tuesday through Friday starting at 9 a.m. (check-in by 8:30 a.m.)

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Contact Us

  1. 1200 Highway 6 S.
    P.O. Box 110
    Sugar Land, TX 77487-0110
    Ph: 281-275-2560 | Fx: 281-275-2648
    Automated Payment Line: 281-275-2390
    Email

Quick Links

Jury Service
Jury service information including qualifications and exemptions.

Court Payments
Payments to the Court and driving safety course requests can be made online.

Deferred Disposition (Probation)
Eligibility and procedures to request a deferred disposition.

Driving Safety Course
Eligibility and procedure to request a driving safety course.

Court Brochure
An overview of options to take care of a ticket.

Self-Represented Litigants
The public has access to helpful tools for self-representation, as directed under Texas Senate Bill 1911, effective Sept. 1, 2017