IMPORTANT COURT UPDATE:
Court Date of 4/8/2021
This notice is to inform those who may have received a Zoom Hearing Notice for the court date of 4/8/2021 and for all others who have violations to resolve for the same court date.
COURT WILL BE HELD "IN PERSON" AT 19031 PRIEST BLVD., LYTLE TEXAS
NO Zoom Hearing will be held. All defendants must make note to appear to resolve their violation at the location provided above. Any resets have been issued and will not be reissued at this time. Contact the court if you have any questions at 830-709-3692 option 3.
COURT UPDATE NOTIFICATION- COURT WILL OPEN EFFECTIVE 04/01/2021
Governor Abbott has lifted the Mandate Orders for the State of Texas. The City of Lytle will be opening our doors effective April 1, 2021.
Court hearings will begin to be held "in-person" and will continue to follow health guidelines.
Court will be held at the LYTLE COMMUNITY CENTER-19031 Priest Blvd., Lytle, TX 78052.
Some defendants were sent notification for Zoom Hearings which was "subject to change". Letters to notify those defendants of the change of location will be sent out. Please check your mail. Contact the court if you have any questions: (830) 709-3692 then press option (3).
Mailing Address for Payments
Lytle Municipal Court
P.O. Box 743
Lytle, TX 78052
Phone: (830) 709-3692
Fax: (830) 772-3212
Email the Municipal Court
Municipal Court Clerk hours are from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., closed for the lunch hour of 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
NEW COURT HOURS: 1:30 P.M. -4:30 P.M. EVERY 2ND & 4TH THURSDAY OF EACH MONTH.
EFFECTIVE JUNE 14, 2018:
Lytle Municipal Court will be holding court from the hours of 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Please refer to the bottom of your citation for YOUR designated date and time.
EFFECTIVE JUNE 14, 2018:
Defendants with active warrants will now be able to appear to speak with the court to resolve any outstanding violations. Defendants must be prepared to make an initial payment towards the outstanding violations in order to request an Installment Agreement for any remaining balances.
Previously, defendants were required to request a docket appointment to speak directly with the judge in open court. The new hours will now allow for appearances on a "walk-in" basis. Those defendants will be worked in between Initial Hearing cases.
Defendants may still resolve citations on/or before their initial court date/time in lieu of a court appearance. ALL Fines/Costs and any Special Assessment Fees MUST be paid IN FULL. Any PAYMENT request will still require a mandatory court appearance.
Q: I lost/misplaced my citation. How do I know when my court date is and how much I owe?
A: Contact court at (830) 709-3692 ext. 3 to get information on your court date and costs.
Q: Can I make payments?
A: Yes, but you must make a mandatory appearance in court. (Check your citation for the date and designated time.)
Q: How can I get my case(s) dismissed?
A: Depending on many factors, moving violations may be dismissed by requesting (and paying all costs) Deferred Disposition, or requesting a Driver’s Safety Course. Some violations (Compliance Violations) may be dismissed if the defect/nuisance that is the subject of the offense has been remedied. A Dismissal Fee may be assessed. Contact court personnel to ask how to remedy the defect/nuisance and if any fee is required.
|Municipal Court Judge||Honorable Gerry Elias|
|Municipal Court Associate Judge||Debra Herrera|
|Municipal Court Prosecutor||Thomas Cate|
|Municipal Court Clerk||Diana Salazar|
Failure to Appear
This court is contracted with the Texas Department of Public Safety through their failure to appear system. If you fail to appear in court as a required by law for the prosecution of an offense, or if you fail to pay or satisfy a judgment ordering the payment of a fine and costs in the manner ordered by the court, renewal of your driver’s license maybe denied, and an additional charge will be filed against you.