Municipal Court

Municipal Court Building

Face Masks Recommended in Municipal Court

In accordance to Texas Governor Greg Abbott's executive order, face coverings are no longer mandatory but are recommended to be worn within Texas courts.

Make a Payment

Payments may be made in one of the following ways:

  • Online at
  • By calling (800) 444-1187
  • By dropping off payment
    • Municipal Court (4574 S. 1st) Drop Slot at front door
    • City Hall (555 Walnut) Drop Box on North 5th street

The City of Abilene Municipal Court

is a court of non-record. The Abilene Municipal Court conducts adult and teen court hearings and is dedicated to providing to all citizens, other departments and entities a fair independent, and impartial forum for handling fine only cases arising within the City limits of Abilene. The Municipal Court follows the procedures set forth under Texas Law and provides all persons the right to trial by judge or jury. Although every person has the right to be represented by an attorney, most citizens who appear in municipal courts represent themselves.

The court does not provide or give legal advice. 

Court Payment

You are able to make payments using one of the following methods:

  • Cash - In person at the court. Please do not send cash through the mail
  • Check/money order
  • Credit Card - Visa, Mastercard, Discover, American Express


Please be aware that a service fee will be charged for the use of a credit card. Service fees include:

  • In Person (3.5% fee, minimum fee $0.95)
  • Online (5% fee, minimum fee $2.95)
  • Phone (6.5% fee, minimum fee $3.95)

Pay online or pay by phone at 800-444-1187.