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The mission of the Municipal Court is to provide a forum for citizens to have their matters heard in a fair, efficient, convenient, and timely manner for misdemeanor offenses committed and filed in the City of Todd Mission. Each case that is filed in the Todd Mission Municipal Court is considered an individual case and is adjudicated in that manner. The Court considers each case with the utmost fairness and equality.

The Municipal Court Judicial Department represents the City of Todd Mission’s judicial branch of government and provides a forum for individuals charged with violations of state law and/or City ordinances. The fundamental purpose of the court is to ensure the timely and efficient delivery and administration of justice. The duties of the judiciary include the adjudication of cases, the setting of fines, not otherwise set by state law or city ordinance, the provision of magistrate for law enforcement agencies, and coordinating the administrative operations of the court. The jurisdiction of the court extends to misdemeanor cases where the maximum punishment is by fine only.

The Todd Mission Municipal Court Judge and the Clerk of the Court are not allowed to give legal advice.

You are urged to review the applicable laws and to consult an attorney of your choice for further information or answers to specific legal questions.

You have the right to a trial by a jury and to be represented by an attorney of your choice, or to represent yourself. Disclaimer: 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 and is not intended to be nor should be construed as legal advice and should not be relied upon as such. This information is not a comprehensive treatment of the subject and is not a substitute for advice from an attorney. If you need legal advice, please contact an attorney. If you need help finding an attorney, you may visit the Office of Court Administration Legal Aid Resources for more information. For self-help information, please visit the Office of Court Administration Self-Help or the Texas State Law Library.

If you have received a Notice of Outstanding Balance mailed by MVBA, McCreary Veselka Bragg & Allen, P. C. Attorneys at Law, you must contact them by calling (866) 955-5455.  The letter you have received will have a unique identification number assigned –  you will need this when you call for verification of your account.  This letter is in regard to a citation you received with the City of Todd Mission that is in default and has been turned over to collections.

Court Contact:

Todd Mission Municipal Court
21718 FM 1774
Todd Mission, TX 77363

(936)894-3001 City Hall

(936) 894-3002 Fax

Honorable Gordon Dudley
Presiding Judge

Becky Kendall
Court Clerk

Court email:

Court is scheduled for the 3rd Saturday of each month at 9:00 am. (Unless otherwise notified.)

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Chapter 36 of the Government Code requires the clerk of each court in the state to prepare a report every month on court appointments made and any fees approved/paid for an attorney ad litem, competency evaluator, guardian, guardian ad litem, or mediator, with a few exceptions.  Todd Mission Municipal Court’s report can be found at this website:

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